Venues & Institutions
The Association of Independent Museums has published its latest Economic Impact of the Independent Museum Sector report, exploring the fiscal benefits heritage and culture entities deliver locally and nationally.
This toolkit (the ‘AIM Economic Impact Toolkit’) sets out a straightforward approach to help museums estimate the economic impact they have on their local economy.
This summer, while the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) closed its doors to complete its $450-million overhaul, its frontline staff received some crucial training. In three-hour workshops, employees from the divisions of visitor engagement, security, retail, and other public-facing sectors learned how to better serve museumgoers with disabilities.
Every teenager in Finland will get free visits local and national arts institutions, thanks to the country’s “innovative” plan for cultural education. Aleksi Valta describes how communities are building cultural competency from the ground up.
Next year, salaries will be increased by an average of 16% for employees of every cultural institution in the country - theaters and concert organizations, as well as museums, libraries, archives and other institutions.
North America leads in the number of newly completed or announced art museums and other cultural projects, but Asia is catching up with the world’s costliest constructions.