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    • MUSM7032 Museum and Gallery Administration
    • Who are we?
      • Janet Carding
      • [email_address]
      • Michael Harvey
      • [email_address]
    • The Course
      • An emphasis on case studies, as examples and for comparison as a way into the material
      • Museum and Gallery Administration as a relatively ‘closed’ world unless you are doing the job. I will aim to open up that world
      • Lectures? We would prefer conversations
    • Who are you?
    • Who are you?
      • Your name
      • Your current role, or experience of Museums & Galleries
      • A question you want answered through this course
    • Part 1
      • Introduction to course
      • Role of Museums & Galleries
      • Government policies
      • New challenges, trends and current issues
      • Governance and leadership
    • Part 2
      • Planning and delivering major projects in the cultural sector - at the Australian Museum
      • Planning and delivering projects at the AGNSW - with Anne Flanagan
      • Project managing cultural projects
    • Part 3
      • People Skills, from an employers perspective
      • Leadership Skills
      • Guest Lecture - Dawn Casey
      • People skills, from an employees perspective
    • Part 4
      • How museums and galleries are organised
      • Operational management
      • Problem solving and creative solutions
      • Visions, purposes and missions
      • Strategic planning in the cultural sector
    • Part 5
      • Funding and finances in the cultural sector
      • Financial management
      • Branding for museums and galleries
      • Marketing in museums and galleries
      • Conclusions and Wrap-up
    • Questions?
    • Assessment
    • Project Plan 1000-2000 words- 35%
      • Develop a project plan for one of the following hypothetical projects:
      • A children’s book based on objects in the indigenous collections at the Australian Museum.
      • A temporary exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum on the history of mobile telephones, with accompanying online programs
      • A two-day conference at the Historic Houses Trust on the History of Australian architecture to coincide with Sydney Open weekend.
      • A new educational program on art for high school students, delivered by the AGNSW to coincide with the Archibald Prize .
      • A hard hat tour of the site at the MCA during construction for its new extension.
      • Each plan should include a short statement of the aim of the project and key objectives; a schedule of activities; an initial assessment of resources; a risk assessment; and include a list of the assumptions you have made.
    • Essay - 3000 words - 65%
      • The arts policy Creative Capacity +: Arts for all Victorians states that all Victorians should have access to arts and cultural activities. Other cultural policies take a similar approach. What opportunities and challenges does this objective present for Museums and Galleries?
      • ‘ The characteristics of cultural leadership and what makes it different is important’, Charles Saumarez Smith, CEO of the Royal Academy, London.2009. What are the characteristics of an effective leader for a museum or gallery in the 21 st century?
      • ‘ Museums’ future lies on the internet says Serota and MacGregor’ ( The Guardian 8 July 2009). Discuss how Museums and Galleries can address this challenge in strategic, organisational and leadership terms, taking two institutions as examples.
      • Many cultural organizations deliver their public program using specially-created project teams. How can managers support and challenge their project teams to work effectively?
      • Can a museum or gallery be sustainable? Discuss with reference to the Museums Australia document MUSEUMS AND SUSTAINABILITY: Guidelines for policy and practice in museums and galleries (2003)
    • Questions?
    • The Reader
    • Questions?
    • The Role of Museums
      • Case Study:
      • National Museum of Australia
    • Government Policy
      • Case Studies:
      • Creative Capacity +, Arts for all Victorians, Arts Victoria, Victorian State Government, Australia
    • Challenges and Trends
      • Analysis:
      • Adrian Ellis (2002 and 2009)
      • Do you agree?
      • What other challenges and trends would you add?
    • Governance
      • Models:
      • Private Board
      • Government Direct management, Board, Trust
      • Not-for-profit Board, Trust, Council
    • Governance cont
      • Role of Boards/Trusts
      • Role of CEO, Director
    • Museum and Gallery Trusts
      • Case Study:
      • Australian Museum Trust Act 1975
    • Museum and Gallery Directors
      • Case Study:
      • Australian National Maritime Museum
      • Legislation/Constitution
      • Vision/Mission/Purpose
      • Strategic Plan
      • Operations Projects
    • Next Week
      • Meet at William St Entrance of Australian Museum. 9-30am.