Berkshire Museum: Art on the Block

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The Berkshire Museum's $60 million plan for its future, largely supported by the sale of well-known works from its permanent collection, has been central to a firestorm that swept the art world and set off a legal war.

Local reaction to the announcement, as well as from the larger arts community, has been varied. 

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Berkshire Museum backers seek to accentuate the positive with social media page

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Berkshire Museum finances by the numbers

Speedy trial sought as Sotheby’s holds on to Berkshire Museum art

Sotheby's will house Berkshire Museum artworks pending challenge

Sandra Nordland: Museum needs to be under new management

Sandra Nordland: Museum needs to beunder new management

Massachusetts Cultural Council urges Berkshire Museum to stop art sale

The Massachusetts Cultural Council is urging leaders of the Berkshire Museum to halt a planned sale of artworks, calling the move improper and unnecessary.

Lynn Villency Cohen: Museum ethically upends deaccessioning process

Lynn Villency Cohen: Museum ethically upendsdeaccessioning process

With new trustees, Berkshire Museum looks to improve, expand

"We are embarking on a strategic master planning process to determine how best to fulfill our mission and serve the Berkshire community," then board President Bill Hines said in 2015.


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