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  • 1. MUSM7032 Museum and Gallery Administration
  • 2. Who are we?
    • Janet Carding
    • [email_address]
    • Michael Harvey
    • [email_address]
  • 3. 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
  • 4. Who are you?
  • 5. Who are you?
    • Your name
    • Your current role, or experience of Museums & Galleries
    • A question you want answered through this course
  • 6. Part 1
    • Introduction to course
    • Role of Museums & Galleries
    • Government policies
    • New challenges, trends and current issues
    • Governance and leadership
  • 7. 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
  • 8. Part 3
    • People Skills, from an employers perspective
    • Leadership Skills
    • Guest Lecture - Dawn Casey
    • People skills, from an employees perspective
  • 9. 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
  • 10. 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
  • 11. Questions?
  • 12. Assessment
  • 13. Project Plan 1000-2000 words- 35%
    • Develop a project plan for one of the following hypothetical projects:
    • A childrens 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
  • 14.
    • 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.
  • 15.
    • 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.
  • 16. 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?
  • 17.
    • 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?
  • 18.
    • 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)
  • 19. Questions?
  • 20. The Reader
  • 21. Questions?
  • 22. The Role of Museums
    • Case Study:
    • National Museum of Australia
  • 23. Government Policy
    • Case Studies:
    • Creative Capacity +, Arts for all Victorians, Arts Victoria, Victorian State Government, Australia
  • 24. Challenges and Trends
    • Analysis:
    • Adrian Ellis (2002 and 2009)
    • Do you agree?
    • What other challenges and trends would you add?
  • 25. Governance
    • Models:
    • Private Board
    • Government Direct management, Board, Trust
    • Not-for-profit Board, Trust, Council
  • 26. Governance cont
    • Role of Boards/Trusts
    • Role of CEO, Director
  • 27. Museum and Gallery Trusts
    • Case Study:
    • Australian Museum Trust Act 1975
  • 28. Museum and Gallery Directors
    • Case Study:
    • Australian National Maritime Museum
  • 29.
    • Legislation/Constitution
    • Vision/Mission/Purpose
    • Strategic Plan
    • Operations Projects
  • 30. Next Week
    • Meet at William St Entrance of Australian Museum. 9-30am.