Museum Mission Statements Building a Distinct Identity, Resource Report by American Association of Museums.

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Mission statement explains the museum’s purpose and reason for existing. Sometimes, it will address audience and impact. A museum may look to other mission statements as a helpful starting point for drafting and discussing its own, but in order to create a strong foundation for everything the museum does, mission must be specific to each museum.

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A well-crafted mission statement represents the unique aspects of a museum and its community and prepares the museum to undertake known and as yet unknown challenges without compromise.5/5(1).

Mission Statement. The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded on April 13,"to be located in the City of New York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in said city a Museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing.

In Museum Mission Statements: Building a Distinct Identity, twenty top museum professionals share their memorable experiences and bring to life the principles and techniques for attaining a mission This book provides step-by-step guidance in writing or evaluating a museum mission statement and.

Mission Statement The Dalí Museum cares for and shares an expertly curated collection of Salvador Dalí’s work, preserving his legacy for generations to come.

And, through Dalí -inspired events, exhibits & experiences, the Museum serves as an active resource in the. Dec 28,  · Re-visioning Vision Statements Every five or so years, museums engage in strategic planning, intentionally considering their future and its possibilities.

A key step is a review of the vision, mission, and values– the driving principles that together give meaningful direction about where the museum is headed and how it will Jeanne Vergeront.

PURPOSE. We inspire and celebrate the love of art. MISSION NOMA is committed to preserving, presenting, and enriching its collections and renowned sculpture garden; offering innovative experiences for learning and interpretation; and uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures.

VISION NOMA will be a nexus for the arts in New Orleans, an iconic presence synonymous with. Aug 16,  · Museum Mission Statements 1. Museum Mission Statements Pamela L. Myers Executive Director Asheville Art Museum POB Asheville, NC USA September Romania David Teniers,Archduke Leopold Wilhelm Hapsburg, Prado 2.

The museum’s mission statement, vision and core values are formulated and clarified in: 'Van Gogh aspires. Strategic Plan - '. The strategic plan sets out the situation the museum is aiming to achieve.

The strategic objectives will form the basis for the choices the Van Gogh. The Manitoba Museum is a non-profit organization incorporated by an act of the Manitoba Legislature. The Museum is a charitable not for profit organization that relies upon admission revenues and charitable gifts to operate.

VISION. To shape Manitoba’s future by expanding knowledge, sharing stories, and encouraging discovery; MISSION. How can we as organizations navigate in constantly changing times and with constantly changing communities, keeping in mind that in the end our communities, our audiences, may not be restricted by geography at all but rather by interest, or, in the case of the ubiquitous tourist, by the general desire to learn about things, or, in the case of the school child and education community by Author: Stacy Klingler.

Our mission: The New Children’s Museum is a new model of children’s museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art.

Our vision: To address a critical need in our society and become a leader in engaging children through contemporary art in order to develop the. Mission The mission of The Morgan Library & Museum is to preserve, build, study, present, and interpret a collection of extraordinary quality, in order to stimulate enjoyment, excite the imagination, advance learning, and nurture creativity.

Museum professionals and volunteers across the country enjoy connecting with their peers, finding new job opportunities, and accessing valuable resources through the American Alliance of Museums. AAM members benefit from exclusive networking opportunities, products, and services that help advance their careers and enrich their institutions.

The Strong develops and offers exhibitions, public programs, publications, online content (blogs, searchable collections, and other features), research opportunities, and other mission-driven experiences and services that engage, entertain, and enlighten through the exploration and interpretation of play.

Vision Statements. The Langley-Adams Library provides a community place for the Town of Groveland by maintaining an inviting, modern facility where people want to gather. The Langley-Adams Library anticipates and responds to the needs of our community by providing relevant programs for all ages, other in-library activities, and outreach programs.

Dec 01,  · Our new mission statement reflects this: The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build. The former mission statement still holds true: we are committed to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives.

Mission Statement The ALBERTINA museum numbers among Austria’s leading art museums and is open to the public days a year. It is our desire and aim to be current, relevant, and attractive to the public in all of our endeavors.

The British Museum was established by an Act of Parliament in and is currently governed by the British Museum Act The British Museum is an exempt charity under Schedule 3 to the Charities Act Its principal regulator is the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

Preface Volume II of the Museum Collections Management Handbook is a reference for State Parks' personnel who work with or supervise work with museum collections. Mission & Vision Statements Mission Statement The mission of the Stockbridge Library Association and its Procter Museum & Archives of Stockbridge History is to be a.

The mission of the Tennessee State Museum is to preserve historic artifacts, photographs, documents, and other items for the public in order to educate and inform citizens about the history of our great state.

Learn more about our history and mission here. Mission Statement. The Sharon Historical Society collects, preserves and shares Sharon’s stories. Vision and Impact. The vision of the Sharon Historical Society and Museum is to maximize the power of personal and community stories and shared history to enrich and impact lives.

Mission Mission. The Kansas Historical Society is the state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state’s history to facilitate government accountability, economic development, and the education of Kansans.

The MWV Children’s Museum established in as a c 3 non profit organization that serves the Mount Washington Valley and surrounding areas, whether you reside or visit this beautiful valley.

The MWV Children’s Museum, building tomorrow’s grown-ups by providing opportunities for children and their adults to learn through play. Mission Statements for Artists. Denver Art Museum “The mission of the museum is to enrich the lives of Colorado and Rocky Mountain residents through the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of art works in both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, Check Out The Book.

Examples of Museum Archives Mission Statements as defined in the Museum of Archives Guidelines Section Two: Mission Statements. All linked documents should be used as reference only writing a mission statement.

Documents were gathered by the Museum Archives section working group. Mission and Vision Statements. Mission Statement (adopted October ) The society governs the Amherst History Museum, which is located in the era Simeon Strong House, 67 Amity Street, in the center of town.

These are all entries under the letter “C” in the book Amherst A to Z, written by Elizabeth Sharpe. The book is. This book provides step-by-step guidance in writing or evaluating a museum mission statement and how to use it effectively.

Generously supplemented with 79 mission statements from a wide variety of museums, the report is useful to any size or type museum.

New Publications in the Works. In short, nonprofit mission statements should be clear, concise, and memorable. While some mission statements may also be inspiring, if you find your mission statement is running long, turn to your vision statement to spark inspiration.

Trying to squeeze in an inspirational phrase can often cause confusion. Book Publishing. Guidelines for Book Proposals; Home» Groups» Museum Archives Section» 1. Archival Program Administration.

Archival Program Administration Mission Statements. Mission Statement, Museum of South Texas History. Mission Statement and Archives Policy, University of Pennsylvania Museum Archives. The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

Atsquare feet, the museum is New York City's second largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly million works. Rent the Museum MISSION STATEMENT This corporation is a museum and research facility organized exclusively for educational purposes within the meaning of.

More detail about mission statements, with samples and suggestions on incorporating, bylaws and avoidance of "founders’ syndrome".

LOCATION: Choices of the type of building, starting with the use of rental space, covering information on access, parking, work, exhibit and storage spaces to cooperative multi-purpose buildings. Aug 18,  · Do you want to remove all your recent searches.

All recent searches will be deleted. Vision. Our Vision is for York Museums Trust to play a major part in positioning York as a world class cultural centre.

Mission. Our Mission is to cherish the collections, buildings and gardens entrusted to us, presenting and interpreting them as a stimulus for learning, a provocation to curiosity and a source of inspiration and enjoyment for all.

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is a non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the best and most exciting international, national, and regional art.

Founded inthe Museum prides itself on presenting new art and documenting its role in modern life through exhibitions, lectures, original publications, and a variety of educational programs and events. The Museum Mission Statement.

Collection, Preservation and Celebration of the American Automobile. The William E. Swigart, Jr. Automobile Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and celebration of the American automobile and cultural history, with an emphasis on the vehicles and other memorabilia collected by William E.

Swigart, Jr.; to perpetuating the legacy of William E. Jun 03,  · Museum mission statements exercise Boston The Museum's mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation's relationship with science and technology.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum The Aldrich ContemporaryArt Museum advances creative thinking by connecting today’s artists with individuals and communities in unexpected and.

Home / About / Mission + Values Our mission: To create relevant and transformative experiences through the study, preservation, presentation and creation of art. The Creation Museum is a Christian evangelistic outreach of Answers in Genesis, as is our sister attraction, the Ark Encounter.

Located 40 miles from the museum in Williamstown, Kentucky, the Ark Encounter brings to life the Ark of Noah’s day and equips visitors to understand the reality of the events recorded in the book of Genesis.Facebook Inc.’s corporate mission statement gives specifics about what the company intends to do as a leading online social media business.

On the other hand, Facebook’s corporate vision statement requires specification to provide a guide for the firm’s human resources to .Sep 20,  · She is the editor and a contributing author to Museum Mission Statements: Building A Distinct Identity, published by AAM.

She is working on her next publication for AltaMira, a comprehensive introductory museum studies text to accompany Reinventing the Museum/5(3).

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