Change in Museums

As museums and heritage attractions prepare to relaunch in a world without tourists, many will need to find ways to engage a local market that has lapsed. Dan Anderson describes a dynamic model of the resident market which points to the importance of regular product renewal.

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Museums in a COVID crisis

Behind all the virtual tours, tweets and stay-at-home support for home schooling families, museums are facing an existential crisis, as their doors stay closed and they lose their physical connection to audiences. Fourth Street associate, Tim Ambrose, a leading expert in museum management, reflects on an international webinar on how to help museums through the lockdown and beyond.

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DCMS Data

The latest figures on visits to National Museums and Galleries have just been released.  If not exactly signalling a crisis, they are a cause for concern and reflection about where the sector is headed.

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