Museums and Public Value

Museums and Public Value

by Carol A. Scott (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409446439
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2013
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Carol A. Scott lives in London and works with museum leaders in the UK, Europe, North America and Australasia, using value as a core concept in planning, branding, audience engagement, measurement and funding. She is recognised internationally for her expertise in this area and is in demand as a conference presenter and thought leader. Her writing on museums and value has been published in Curator: The Museum Journal, Museum Management and Curatorship, Cultural Trends and the International Journal of Arts Management.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; An introduction to museums and public value, Carol A. Scott; Section A The Operational Environment: Public Value Building Blocks: Creating strategic value: thinking, acting and learning, Mark L. Weinberg and Kate Leeman; Creating public value through intentional practice, Randi Korn; Evaluating public value: strategy and practice, Mary Ellen Munley. Section B Case Studies: Implementing Public Value: Planning for public impact: a case study, Mike Houlihan; Creating public value through museum education, Ben Garcia; The public as co-producers: making the London, Sugar and Slavery gallery, Museum of London Docklands, David Spence, Tom Wareham, Caroline Bressey, June Bam-Hutchison and Annette Day. Section C Working with the Authorising Environment: Measuring public value: reflections from Australia, Lisa Conolly; Museums and public value: a US cultural agency example, Marsha L. Semmel; Public value and public policy in Britain: prospects and perspectives, David O’Brien; Social impact and public value: perspectives from a national professional association, Sharon Heal; Going further: public value in Scotland, Joanne Orr; Index.

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