Museum Planning Services

1. Museum Feasibility Studies: A Museum Feasibility Study is research into a specific geographic area to understand the market of the area. As part of the Feasibility Study is research into the area demographics and current businesses. The goal of a Museum Feasibility Study is to establish the sustainability of a new museum or the expansion of an exiting museum.

2. Museum Strategic Planning: Museum Strategic Planning is establishing tactics and strategies to achieve a Museum’s Mission. Strategic planning starts at the outset with a museum founder and continues once a museum is opened. Successful Museum Plans include measurable goals that can be implemented in the day-to-day operations of a museum.

3. Museum Master Planning: Museum Master Planning is the creation of documents to describe the “vision” of the physical and virtual requirements to support a museum’s mission and operations.

4. Exhibition Development: From the museum’s mission and using the voice of the museum explaining the significance of Art, artifacts, history and science of a collection. Typical output of curators and exhibition developers are essays, exhibition scripts, exhibition labels and lectures.

5. Museum Exhibition Design: Using the collection, the work of curators and exhibition developers and museums researchers, organize content for the understanding and enjoyment of the public.

6. Museum Project Management: Museums can one of several approaches to projects. New projects are either managed by a Project Management Office, by individual departments or outsourced to independent companies or individuals. A “project” is “a temporary group activity designed to produce a unique product, service or result. A project is temporary in that it has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope and resources. A project is unique in that it is not a routine operation, but a specific set of operations designed to accomplish a singular goal.”

7. Collections Management: Assistance with assembling collection, documenting provenance of objects and registration and storage of objects.

8. Art Handling: Packing, crating, transportation and installation of Art and artifacts to assure their safety.

9. Exhibition Installation: Transportation, unpacking, mounting and Art Direction of Art, artifacts and exhibits. Includes, lighting, earthquake protection, electrical connections and safety concerns.

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