OAR 123-475-0080
Criteria for Relocation or Deaccession

The Oregon Arts Commission may approve a request to consider Relocation or Deaccession of a Work of Art for one or more of the following reasons:


The artwork requires unforeseen excessive maintenance or repair, contains failing materials, faults of design or workmanship, or repairing or securing the Work of Art is or becomes impractical or unfeasible;


It would benefit the collection re replace the Work of Art with another more significant Work of Art by the same Artist;


The Work of Art has been the source of significant, documented adverse public reaction over at least five years, and a broad range of people who come into regular contact with the Work of Art support its removal;


The condition or security of the Work of Art cannot reasonably be guaranteed;


The Work of Art has become significantly less appropriate over time, given changes in the function or character of the collection, setting or the community;


The site is going to be demolished or adapted, and it is not possible to successfully incorporate the Work of Art into redevelopment of the site;


The site is not longer publicly accessible;


There is not suitable new site available for the Work of Art in the same facility;


The Work of Art endangers public safety.

Source: Rule 123-475-0080 — Criteria for Relocation or Deaccession, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=123-475-0080.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 123-475-0080’s source at or​.us