Breaking news: #BerkshireMuseum investigation- Unopposed Motion as Attorney General Maura Healey requests a one week extension

The Arc and the Quadrant by Alexander Calder, collection of Berkshire Museum-- first public commission for Calder, a pair of sculptures for niche alongside museum theater
Alexander Calder’s first public sculpture commission was for the Berkshire museum (two sculptures for site specific niches alongside the theater)

Today, January 29, 2018 was the next milestone in the ongoing battle over the Berkshire Museum’s quest to deaccession. Attorney General Maura Healey (AGO) filed a request to push the AGO status report deadline to February 5, 2018.  And the “Defendant- Apellant, Berkshire Museum, does not oppose.” 

“Unopposed Motion for Extension of Deadlines
The Substituted Plaintiff-Appellant Attorney General Maura Healey (“AGO”) hereby requests a one week extension of the deadlines set by this Court on  January 12, 2018, such that the preliminary injunction and stay of the trial court proceedings entered on
11/10/17, as well as the AGO’s deadline for filing a status report regarding the status of the investigation, are continued to February 5, 2018. Counsel for Defendant-Appellant Trustees of the Berkshire Museum has informed the undersigned that Defendant-Appellant does not oppose the relief sought herein.” – Respectfully submitted, Dated: January 29, 2018

MA Appelate Court dockets RE#28: The preliminary injunction and stay of the trial court proceedings entered on 11/10/17 are continued to January 29, 2018. The Attorney General’s Office shall file a status report on, or before, January 29, 2018, regarding the status of the investigation or within 5 days of the completion of the investigation, whichever is earliest. (Trainor, J.) *Notice/attest/Agostini, J. – Dated: January 12, 2018 

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