Association of Art Museum Directors
Following controversial sales, US museums association revises its deaccessioning policy
The new rule includes a definition of the term “direct care”, whose ambiguity had led to divergent interpretations by museums selling works from their collections
American museums try to cash in as deaccessioning truce expires
This month’s New York auctions brought mixed results for museums that sold off works just as pandemic exemptions ended
Time is up on relaxed rules for US museums wanting to sell their works—did this brief shift have any lasting impact?
As stringent restrictions on art sales return after a pandemic reprieve, American institutions seem more polarised than ever
Amid financial adversity, can a museum association emerge as an innovative leader on deaccessioning?
Association of Art Museum Directors should permanently recognise “direct care” of collections as a proper use of art sale proceeds
Exclusive survey: what progress have US museums made on diversity, after a year of racial reckoning?
We asked art institutions around the country about their efforts to diversify their workforces, exhibition programmes, permanent collections and audiences
As a Sotheby’s auction looms, scholars protest Newark Museum of Art’s plan to sell a Thomas Cole painting and other works
In an open letter, they denounce the deaccessioning move as a “senseless monetisation” of art from the permanent collection
Members of US museums association narrowly reject proposal to contemplate a change in guidelines on art sales
Amid debate, AAMD votes 91-88 against exploring a controversial revision of rules to allow proceeds to finance collections care
A ‘snapshot in time’: how US museum directors viewed their world before the pandemic
In a sign of how drastically things would change, fewer than half prioritised online offerings in a wide-ranging survey
Baltimore Museum of Art calls off sale of Warhol, Still and Marden after outcry
Last-gasp decision after talks with the US museum directors association comes just before a Sotheby’s auction
US Association of Art Museum Directors sends a warning note to its members on deaccessioning
As works head to market, organisation reminds members that its relaxed rules were not adopted to “incentivise” art sales
Baltimore Museum of Art curators respond to deaccessioning criticism
Equity and diversity make history fairer, more accurate and more meaningful in the present, they say
‘Uniquely egregious’: The disturbing precedent of the Baltimore Museum of Art’s deaccessioning plan
Sale of three valuable paintings by Warhol, Still and Marden points to a thirst for a $65m windfall, with no curatorial rationale
Why the Association of Art Museum Directors’s move on deaccessioning matters so much
Decision to relax rules on selling art exposes chinks in a fortress
AAMD loosens rules for museums seeking to divert income amid coronavirus crisis
While legal hurdles remain, the museum directors’ association will not penalise members who redirect restricted funds to cover operating expenses
US museums are too white, and this paid internship programme hopes to change that
Ten museums across America will participate in an inaugural project launched by the Association of Art Museum Directors
Programme of paid internships aims to make US museum staff more diverse
Association of Art Museum Directors launches scheme to provide undergraduate students from minority backgrounds with hands-on experience
Richard Koshalek of the Hirshhorn Museum makes a stand against censorship
“Censorship has no role here... the only way to deal with these subjects is through dialogue"
Representation and diversity: America is changing, but are its art museums?
Most major institutions are still run by white people, are supported by them, and tailor their exhibitions to suit them
Denver Art Museum art-share deal under investigation for breaching deaccessioning guidelines
Billionaire collector was given a half share in a Charles Deas painting in exchange for funding a Thomas Eakins acquisition
Excavations and trade are essential to the study of antiquities
An international symposium hosted by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) comes together to discuss the art trade and cultural heritage preservation.