French Museum Collections in Trouble

What exactly does “trouble” mean to French museum collections? A government audit of 1,218 French museums has released that almost 80% don’t “know the full contents of their collections.” Some collections are facing serious situations, including limited to no security measures surrounding the area. Some of the popular museums included in this list are Tate Britain, the British Museum, Phillips Collection, Museum of Modern Art, and Metropolitan Museum. Let’s not wait until something happens, guys…

 

A government audit of 1,218 French museums has revealed that some 80% do not know the full contents of their collections, with many collections facing further serious hazards, Libération reported.

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