The Scarborough Museum is an educational place to visit in Toronto. People can learn about the history of Canadian families living in Canada during the early 1900’s and how they survived throughout the seasons. The Scarborough Museum is situated on a piece of land that once belonged to the Thomson Family. It has houses that had come from other parts of Scarborough. One of the house being the Cornell house. The Cornell house is Victorian style house built in 1858. It has a kitchen, an upper floor, which had bedrooms, a dining area, and a parlor room. In the kitchen, there is a stove which has multiple purposes; for cooking food and for keeping the house warm during the winter time. Learning about the stove was interesting because it shows
e. Prepare a floor plan of the Museum, identifying priority artifacts or displays for immediate recovery in case of an emergency.
Balance Score Card Assignment A Balanced Scorecard can be defined as a “performance management tool which began as a concept for measuring whether the smaller-scale operational activities of a company are aligned with its larger-scale objectives in terms of vision and strategy” (Wikipedia 2009, ¶ 1). Scents & Things will need to develop a balanced scorecard that will assist in meeting and help define the company’s values, mission, vision, and SWOT analysis. The balance scorecard is made up of four perspectives; financial, customer, learning and growing, and internal process. This paper will define each of the four perspectives objectives, performance measures, targets, and initiatives. The paper will also show how the perspectives relate
* C.A.M. is Very different from other museums. * Auxiliary activities continued to show a positive contribution to museum operations. WEAKNESSES * C.A.M. museum has a weak or nonexistent image (It is basically correct to say that, in the mind of the public, CAM has no image. There is nothing about this [building] that says, “I’m a museum,” or “Come in”)
The next category that the financial mission statement tries to fill is priorities. Maintaining current exhibitions and collections is the main priority because they are what make money. The main collection critical to the infrastructure of a museum and are what keep the public coming back. Special exhibitions are important and should be funded because they bring in the most press and public excitement, but they often lose money because of indirect costs that come with them (Anderson 5-6). Making branding a priority is a smart move because it broadens the museums reach, and creates a new form of revenue with the selling of museum specific
Museum Analysis Essay On October 26, 2017. I made a visit to the Menil Collection by 1533 Sul Ross street, Houston Texas. It was amazing to be in such a lovely place. I was accompanied to the museum by my aunt name Cynthia. who volunteered in taking care of my new born baby during the trip. Everything at the museum is so great. Especially the people that work there, the way they communicate with the tourist was so simple and understanding. Even at the end of the visitation, I was given a sticker which was placed by the right-hand side of my chest. During the visit, they are some lots of great artworks that I admire so much. In Victor Brauner “Memory of Reflexes” (memoire des reflexes), 1954. The artist incorporates vibrant colors and patterns,
• Experimental During my residency experience, I had the opportunity to consult on various projects and observe the administrative structure at the museum. I was impressed with the museum’s culture of cultivating risk-taking projects through team building partnerships that allow the public to engage with history, culture and science in various ways.
They envisioned a museum with a “minimalist approach, simple, and not over complicated ” since they wanted to avoid economic excess and return to essential design. But for them the term affordable would not mean cheap or lack of beauty, the museum should attract the community and engage it. The vast area allowed the creation of a museum in which the community could interact with the building and its surroundings.
Regarding this dichotomy, my thesis questions will include: When is it appropriate for a museum to change its mission? Does success in a museum’s current field mean that a museum should not change its mission? Should institutional history prevent a museum from major change? Does a museum have an obligation to serve a wider community over a smaller interest group? How should new research and changing cultural norms affect a museum and its mission? Due to the fact that the Strong Museum’s new mission is seen as a return to the original ideals of Margret Strong, my research paper will also explore these questions: Should the interests of a museum’s founder play a role in shaping its mission? How, if at all, should donated collections guide the mission of an
Frieda’s Fizz Balanced Scorecard Analysis Brenau University Abstract A balanced scorecard is a tool to provide management a way to bridge the gap between the organization’s strategy and vision and the operational processes used to do business. It enables the company to look at more than just the financial targets, but to include
We believe in taking an active role and responsibility in empowering local communities to achieve their ambitions. It is a disciplined structure, and promotes fairness, transparency and accountability, that enable us to conduct business consistently throughout our organization while remaining agile and innovative.
Strathclyde is an incredible spot to consider and appreciate life in the meantime. What's more, this is the place you can discover every little thing about us - from how we educate, to what's on in Glasgow and how to get around. The University was set up in 1796 as
For museums, the accuracy of history should be the primary goal. With that being said, education and fundraising are important secondary goals as well. The active roles for both museums and their employees in securing a new work of art or an artifact for a particular museum should be to
Introduction Collections play a crucial role in fulfilling a museum’s mission and purpose. A museum’s collection is defined by its collection policy past and present which in turn helps to shape the museum’s goals and direction. As stewards of collections, museums are expected to maintain the highest professional standards legally and ethically.
“The balanced scorecard should translate a business unit’s mission and strategy into tangible objectives and measures. The measures represent a balance between external measures for shareholders and customers and internal measures of critical business processes, innovation and learning and growth. The measures are balance between outcome measures, the results of past efforts, and the measures that drive future performance. And the scorecard is balanced between objective, easily quantified outcome measures and subjective, somewhat judgmental, performance…”