Baltimore Museum of Art Nixes Deaccession Mere Hours Before Sale

October 29th, 2020

In a last-minute decision, the Baltimore Museum of Art called of its decision to sell a set of works from its collection, removing them from the sale just hours before it sits start time. “On behalf of AAMD, I am gratified to learn that the Baltimore Museum of Art has decided to reverse course,” says Brent Benjamin, president of the AAMD, said in a statement. “As we have said consistently, our April 2020 resolutions were not intended to address needs beyond current, pandemic-related financial challenges.”

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