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- Why have a Museums Policy?
- What does this policy aim to achieve?
- What does the policy contain?
- Key words
- Te Papa
- The Wellington Museums Trust
- The Katherine Mansfield Birthplace and the Carter Observatory
- Other community initiatives
- Regional initiatives
- How much the Council spends on museums
How Does This Policy Relate to Council?s Strategic Direction?
- Core service
- What is in the Council's Strategic Plan?
- Other Council strategies
- Current museums and Council strategies
The Role of Museums
- The relationship between economic development, culture and identity
- How museums foster culture and identity
- The importance of collections
The Funding of Museums
Trends that are Likely to Affect Museums
- Population changes
- Recreation / leisure preferences
- Changing technology
- International museum trends
- Fitting with the Council’s strategies
- Being of public interest, relevance and value
- Being affordable
- Acting as agents for social inclusion
- Working in partnership
- Being creative and innovative
- Consideration against alternatives, costs, and risks
- Criteria to Assess Proposed Museum and Collection Initiatives