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Selling art from public collections debated tonight at SAAG

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Tonight, at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Dr. Josephine Mills presents Deaccessioning: The Root of All Scandal to offer insight into the sometimes necessary and often controversial practice of selling work from public art collections.

Dr. Josephine Mills is the Director/Curator of the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery and an Associate Professor in the Department of Art.

Mills has a PhD in Communication Studies from Concordia University and is a recent graduate of the Museum Leadership Institute at the Getty Center. Her research interests focus on broader issues related to collecting for art galleries and for artists as well as on the relationship between art and notions of public in Canada.

Mills is Past President of the University and College Art Gallery Association of Canada and Chair of the Collection Issues Committee, Canadian Art Museum Directors Organization.
 The talk begins at 7 p.m..

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