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Direct Care of Collections

Download your copy of the white paper.

Direct Care of Collections: Ethics, Guidelines and Recommendations provides field-wide guidance on the use of proceeds from the sale of deaccessioned objects. It focuses specifically on direct care, a phrase that has caused confusion since it was first used in the AAM Code of Ethics for Museums in 1993.

Members of the Task Force will lead discussions of the white paper at these meetings:

Learn more about the Task Force and the 2015 field-wide survey.