The New Thinking: Rules for the (R)evolution of Museums

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This thought-provoking collection of essays by leading international museum practitioners focuses on the across-the-board innovations taking place in some of the world’s most forward-thinking museums – and charts the new directions museums will need to take in today’s increasingly challenging and competitive environment. Among twenty world-class organisations sharing their innovative experiences are: the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Museum of London, Royal Collection Enterprises and the Wellcome Collection.

Among the highly experienced contributors to this volume are: 1 Ken Arnold, Head of Public Programmes, Wellcome Collection, London 2 Victoria Dickenson, Chief Knowledge Officer, Canadian Museum for Human Rights 3 Jeff Gates, Lead Producer New Media Initiatives, Smithsonian American Art Museum 4 Wayne LaBar, formerly Vice President Exhibitions & Featured Experiences, Liberty Science Center 5 Nuala McGourty, Retail Director, Royal Collection Enterprises 6 Eithne Nightingale, formerly Head of Diversity Unit, V&A Museum 7 Ellen Rosenthal, Executive Director, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park 8 Frazer Swift, Head of Learning, Museum of London 9 Gillian Thomas, President, Miami Science Museum 10 Margot Wallace, Associate Professor of Marketing, Columbia College

Subjects: Essays, Exhibitions, Galleries, Museums, Practitoners

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This thought-provoking collection of essays by leading international museum practitioners focuses on the across-the-board innovations taking place in some of the world’s most forward-thinking museums – and charts the new directions museums will need to take in today’s increasingly challenging and competitive environment. Among twenty world-class organisations sharing their innovative experiences are: the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Museum of London, Royal Collection Enterprises and the Wellcome Collection.

Among the highly experienced contributors to this volume are: 1 Ken Arnold, Head of Public Programmes, Wellcome Collection, London 2 Victoria Dickenson, Chief Knowledge Officer, Canadian Museum for Human Rights 3 Jeff Gates, Lead Producer New Media Initiatives, Smithsonian American Art Museum 4 Wayne LaBar, formerly Vice President Exhibitions & Featured Experiences, Liberty Science Center 5 Nuala McGourty, Retail Director, Royal Collection Enterprises 6 Eithne Nightingale, formerly Head of Diversity Unit, V&A Museum 7 Ellen Rosenthal, Executive Director, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park 8 Frazer Swift, Head of Learning, Museum of London 9 Gillian Thomas, President, Miami Science Museum 10 Margot Wallace, Associate Professor of Marketing, Columbia College

  • Publisher: MuseumsEtc.
  • ISBN: 978-0-9561943-9-8

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