Our Director of Museums, John Orna-Ornstein, blogs about the challenges and opportunities ahead for Local Authority Museums, following the publication of a new report.
Museums Director John Orna-Ornstein blogs about why early experiences in museums matter, and looks forward to the Kids in Museums Twitter Takeover Day tomorrow.
Conisborough School - Museum of London
Today (Wednesday 10 June) is the launch of I Love Museums, a new campaign led by the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) to celebrate and support UK museums.
People across the country today are sharing why museums are important to them, and we’re bringing you our Museums Director, John Orna-Ornstein, with his top 5 reasons to love this country’s museums.
Our Director of Museums, John Orna-Ornstein, blogs about how museums are changing the way they relate to the people who visit them.
Tiny Explorers - Image courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces - Hadley Studios
John Orna-Ornstein, our Director of Museums, blogs about the future of local authority funded museums.
The dinner table conversation at my house last week revolved around the difficult environment facing museums at the moment. My family were asking me the question:
‘Why would anyone choose to work in a museum?’
I go to museums a lot; it’s part of Arts Council keeping fully in touch with what’s happening around the country. But Friday was unusual even for me. I visited all eight Cambridge University museums and galleries in a single day: an exhausting, inspiring whistle stop tour.