Here's our new short paper to be presented at GISRUK 2023 in Glasgow! 🏴🏛️🌎 [PDF] "The geography of the cultural sector concerns the location of producers, consumers, and venues of the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) to answer questions about their development and dynamics. Considering the case of the UK museums, we use national data … Continue reading Museums and their geodemographic context
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The UK museum boom event – 17 Nov 2022
I’m pleased to invite you to this event for the Mapping Museums project I am part of: Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022, 18:00 GMT Location: Clore Management Centre, 27 Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL Chair: Isabel Wilson, Arts Council England Speaker: Prof Fiona Candlin, Professor of Museology, Birkbeck Respondent: Lisa Ollerhead, Director, Association of Independent Museums Photo by … Continue reading The UK museum boom event – 17 Nov 2022
An Arts Scholar Learns about Administrative Geography and Datasets
New interdisciplinary blog post on the Mapping Museums blog by Fiona Candlin and me: The first task was deciding which boundaries we should use to search and map the museums listed in our dataset. The Museum Development Network and Arts Council use regions as the basis for organising support and funding. The Office of National Statistics also … Continue reading An Arts Scholar Learns about Administrative Geography and Datasets
How big is that museum?
Blog post co-authored with Fiona Candlin for the Mapping Museums project. What is a small museum? Or for that matter a medium or large museum? In the museum sector, size is generally measured in relation to visitor numbers, and in cases where several criteria are used, such as income or staff numbers, they are still … Continue reading How big is that museum?