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File #: 44297    Version: 1 Name: Deaccessioning artwork
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/31/2016 In control: MADISON ARTS COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/22/2016 Final action: 11/22/2016
Enactment date: 11/28/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00871
Title: Deaccessioning (permanent removal) of original 2 dimensional artwork and reproductions from the City collection.
Sponsors: Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. City of Madison Art Deaccession List.pdf

Fiscal Note

No fiscal impact.

Title

Deaccessioning (permanent removal) of original 2 dimensional artwork and reproductions from the City collection.

Body

WHEREAS over time, 2D artwork and reproduction have been purchased or donated to the City; and

 

WHEREAS staff has deemed it necessary and appropriate to deaccession some of the artwork and reproductions in order to better manage the City collection; and

 

WHEREAS staff has evaluated the artwork based on information available about its artistic or historical significance; and

 

WHEREAS whenever possible, appropriate alternative homes for the artwork, such as the State Historical Society or other public institutions, will be thoughtfully considered.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Arts Administrator may remove deaccessioned items from the City’s collection.