Plenary:  Build it… reconceptualising museum and gallery spaces Hall A, MECC Chair: John Walsh Deborah Tranter Director Co...
Museums and Communities:  Changing Dynamics Case study Cobb+Co Museum Deborah Tranter
<ul><li>Reconceptualising  the Cobb+Co  Museum  as a  pivotal agent   </li></ul><ul><li>in its  community’s  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Stage 1  1987-2001  </li></ul><ul><li>traditional museum model </li></ul><ul><li>Stage 2   2001-2010  </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Stage 1  1987-2001  </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional museum model   </li></ul><ul><li>internal collection-focused ins...
 
 
<ul><li>Stage 2   2001-2010  </li></ul><ul><li>Social enterprise model   </li></ul><ul><li>community resource centre  </li...
 
 
 
<ul><li>National Carriage Factory project </li></ul><ul><li>History is in Your Hands   </li></ul><ul><li>Community leaders...
 
Walkway of Honour
<ul><li>Stage 3   2010 - </li></ul><ul><li>Creative-cultural industry model </li></ul><ul><li>safeguarding heritage trades...
 
 
Binangar Centre
Little Cobbers
Reminiscence Program - Volunteer
 
 
Cobbs Coffee Shop
Dinner Function
 
  Uses capital heritage assets - natural, built, moveable and intangible  to foster <ul><li>economic prosperity,  </li></u...
<ul><li>For a tree to grow well,  </li></ul><ul><li>the seed can be international  </li></ul><ul><li>but the soil must be ...
International models <ul><li>Creative Industry network model </li></ul><ul><li>Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Heri...
National Carriage Factory
 
 
Heritage Trade Workshops
Daily Have A Go
Thomas Weir – Heritage Trade Apprentice
Artisans <ul><li>earning a living from involvement in education and training  </li></ul><ul><li>production and promotion o...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Handmade items
 
<ul><li>From the last stop before the dump  </li></ul><ul><li>to a place marker  </li></ul><ul><li>immersed in its communi...
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Plenary: Build it… reconceptualising museum and gallery spaces Hall A, MECC Chair: John Walsh Deborah Tranter Director Cobb+Co Museum and Regional Services, Queensland Museum Museums and Communities: Changing Dynamics: An analysis of the Cobb+Co Museum in Toowoomba
  2. 2. Museums and Communities: Changing Dynamics Case study Cobb+Co Museum Deborah Tranter
  3. 3. <ul><li>Reconceptualising the Cobb+Co Museum as a pivotal agent </li></ul><ul><li>in its community’s </li></ul><ul><li>social , cultural and economic development </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Stage 1 1987-2001 </li></ul><ul><li>traditional museum model </li></ul><ul><li>Stage 2 2001-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>social enterprise model </li></ul><ul><li>Stage 3 2010- </li></ul><ul><li>creative-cultural industry model </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Stage 1 1987-2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional museum model </li></ul><ul><li>internal collection-focused institution </li></ul><ul><li>horse-drawn vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>curriculum learning programs </li></ul><ul><li>shared site with TAFE college </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Stage 2 2001-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Social enterprise model </li></ul><ul><li>community resource centre </li></ul><ul><li>dedicated to lifelong learning and inclusivity </li></ul><ul><li>broader exhibition themes and associated public programs. </li></ul>
  7. 12. <ul><li>National Carriage Factory project </li></ul><ul><li>History is in Your Hands </li></ul><ul><li>Community leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Inreach not outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Gave the community permission to speak on behalf of the Museum </li></ul><ul><li>$2million commitment </li></ul>
  8. 14. Walkway of Honour
  9. 15. <ul><li>Stage 3 2010 - </li></ul><ul><li>Creative-cultural industry model </li></ul><ul><li>safeguarding heritage trades </li></ul><ul><li>innovation, creativity and design </li></ul><ul><li>hub for Hand Made in Country </li></ul><ul><li>social, cultural and economic benefits for the community </li></ul>
  10. 18. Binangar Centre
  11. 19. Little Cobbers
  12. 20. Reminiscence Program - Volunteer
  13. 23. Cobbs Coffee Shop
  14. 24. Dinner Function
  15. 26. Uses capital heritage assets - natural, built, moveable and intangible to foster <ul><li>economic prosperity, </li></ul><ul><li>social cohesion, </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable practices and </li></ul><ul><li>function as important patterns and symbols promoting a distinctive community identity </li></ul>
  16. 27. <ul><li>For a tree to grow well, </li></ul><ul><li>the seed can be international </li></ul><ul><li>but the soil must be local </li></ul><ul><li>Su Donghai, Professor National Museum of China </li></ul>
  17. 28. International models <ul><li>Creative Industry network model </li></ul><ul><li>Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Heritage (UNESCO) </li></ul><ul><li>Ecomuseum </li></ul><ul><li>Economuseum </li></ul><ul><li>HandMade in America </li></ul>
  18. 29. National Carriage Factory
  19. 32. Heritage Trade Workshops
  20. 33. Daily Have A Go
  21. 34. Thomas Weir – Heritage Trade Apprentice
  22. 35. Artisans <ul><li>earning a living from involvement in education and training </li></ul><ul><li>production and promotion of quality hand-made merchandise </li></ul><ul><li>participation in tourism trails and significant events </li></ul>
  23. 42. Handmade items
  24. 44. <ul><li>From the last stop before the dump </li></ul><ul><li>to a place marker </li></ul><ul><li>immersed in its community </li></ul><ul><li>through shared values </li></ul>
  25. 49. Museums and Communities: Changing Dynamics Case study Cobb+Co Museum Deborah Tranter
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