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Mga week1 syd aug10

  1. 1. MUSM7032 Museum and Gallery Administration
  2. 2. Who are we? <ul><li>Janet Carding </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Harvey </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Course <ul><li>An emphasis on case studies, as examples and for comparison as a way into the material </li></ul><ul><li>Museum and Gallery Administration as a relatively ‘closed’ world unless you are doing the job. I will aim to open up that world </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures? We would prefer conversations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who are you?
  5. 5. Who are you? <ul><li>Your name </li></ul><ul><li>Your current role, or experience of Museums & Galleries </li></ul><ul><li>A question you want answered through this course </li></ul>
  6. 6. Part 1 <ul><li>Introduction to course </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Museums & Galleries </li></ul><ul><li>Government policies </li></ul><ul><li>New challenges, trends and current issues </li></ul><ul><li>Governance and leadership </li></ul>
  7. 7. Part 2 <ul><li>Planning and delivering major projects in the cultural sector - at the Australian Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and delivering projects at the AGNSW - with Anne Flanagan </li></ul><ul><li>Project managing cultural projects </li></ul>
  8. 8. Part 3 <ul><li>People Skills, from an employers perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Lecture - Dawn Casey </li></ul><ul><li>People skills, from an employees perspective </li></ul>
  9. 9. Part 4 <ul><li>How museums and galleries are organised </li></ul><ul><li>Operational management </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving and creative solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Visions, purposes and missions </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic planning in the cultural sector </li></ul>
  10. 10. Part 5 <ul><li>Funding and finances in the cultural sector </li></ul><ul><li>Financial management </li></ul><ul><li>Branding for museums and galleries </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing in museums and galleries </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions and Wrap-up </li></ul>
  11. 11. Questions?
  12. 12. Assessment
  13. 13. Project Plan 1000-2000 words- 35% <ul><li>Develop a project plan for one of the following hypothetical projects: </li></ul><ul><li>A children’s book based on objects in the indigenous collections at the Australian Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>A temporary exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum on the history of mobile telephones, with accompanying online programs </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>A two-day conference at the Historic Houses Trust on the History of Australian architecture to coincide with Sydney Open weekend. </li></ul><ul><li>A new educational program on art for high school students, delivered by the AGNSW to coincide with the Archibald Prize . </li></ul><ul><li>A hard hat tour of the site at the MCA during construction for its new extension. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Essay - 3000 words - 65% <ul><li>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? </li></ul><ul><li>‘ 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? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>‘ 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. </li></ul><ul><li>Many cultural organizations deliver their public program using specially-created project teams. How can managers support and challenge their project teams to work effectively? </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>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) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Questions?
  20. 20. The Reader
  21. 21. Questions?
  22. 22. The Role of Museums <ul><li>Case Study: </li></ul><ul><li>National Museum of Australia </li></ul>
  23. 23. Government Policy <ul><li>Case Studies: </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Capacity +, Arts for all Victorians, Arts Victoria, Victorian State Government, Australia </li></ul>
  24. 24. Challenges and Trends <ul><li>Analysis: </li></ul><ul><li>Adrian Ellis (2002 and 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Do you agree? </li></ul><ul><li>What other challenges and trends would you add? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Governance <ul><li>Models: </li></ul><ul><li>Private Board </li></ul><ul><li>Government Direct management, Board, Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Not-for-profit Board, Trust, Council </li></ul>
  26. 26. Governance cont <ul><li>Role of Boards/Trusts </li></ul><ul><li>Role of CEO, Director </li></ul>
  27. 27. Museum and Gallery Trusts <ul><li>Case Study: </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Museum Trust Act 1975 </li></ul>
  28. 28. Museum and Gallery Directors <ul><li>Case Study: </li></ul><ul><li>Australian National Maritime Museum </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Legislation/Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Vision/Mission/Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Projects </li></ul>
  30. 30. Next Week <ul><li>Meet at William St Entrance of Australian Museum. 9-30am. </li></ul>