This article, written with museum guru Fiona Candlin, is the culmination of years of tortuous data collection and analysis and outlines a detailed quantitative geography of UK museums. It's available open access in the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. All the data and resources are freely available on GitHub. Abstract: Museums are important centres … Continue reading Mapping museums in the UK
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
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?