Museums

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Position paper

GLAM Peak and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

This document presents the set of GLAM Peak Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) priorities confirmed at the meeting of GLAM Peak on 28 July 2020. The agreed document will be used to inform the thinking of institutions and other stakeholders about the SDG.
Strategy

10 year museums master plan: Darwin and Palmerston

This plan for Darwin and Palmerston provides a strategic framework for building a sustainable network of connected cultural places for both locals and visitors to enjoy.
Article

The soft power of smart cities: the giant missing bit

In this article, Dr Natalia Grincheva argues that the convergence of soft power and smart city ambitions and strategies is inevitable, and that museums play a key role as centres of soft power through their ability to attract visitors, elevate the global visibility of cities...
Report

Effectiveness of board governance at Old Parliament House

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the governance board in Old Parliament House.
Conference paper

Urban narratives: museums as iconic symbols and agents of civic experience

Cities embrace and express cultural, social and ideological agendas that are central to urban experience Cities are structured to orchestrate particular relationships between people and place, creating routines of movement, spectacle and memory. Throughout history, settlements have been formed around individual iconic buildings that codify...
Report

Mapping the museum digital skills ecosystem: phase one report

The notions of museum visit and museum object, collection and exhibition, have all been disrupted and renegotiated by the influence of five decades of digital technology. ‘Digital’ has changed the idiom of ‘museum’ (Parry, 2007; 2010). And yet, it is widely recognised that the digital...
Guide

Community issue exhibition toolkit

A community issue exhibition​ uses art and artifacts as a catalyst for community action on a specific local issue. This model is designed to: ● Invite the general public​ to get involved in making their community better in a targeted way ● Empower community organizations​...
Journal article

All and each: a socio-technical review of the Europeana project

Digital technologies offer opportunities for engagement with cultural heritage resources through the development of online platforms and databases. However, questions have been raised about whether this type of engagement is structurally open or bounded by pre-existing institutional frameworks.
Journal article

Technologies of public culture: heritage encounters with photography, television and the web

This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.
Commentary

“It’s a cultural thing — isn’t it?”

A parliamentary inquiry seems to be carefully avoiding the real challenge for Australia’s national museums, archives and libraries, writes David Stephens.