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2002 December
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  • Stockholm art museum finds new life in temporary home
    Stockholm: the city's Museum of Modern Art (MMA) has found a new lease of life in a hastily converted warehouse after it was forced to move when its four-year old building developed damp
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Radical rethink for media museum
    The architects for the Museum of New Media Art and Technology have been asked to re-think their plans
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Sex and the city
    New York: the Museum of Sex (MoSex) opened in September 2002 with an adults-only exhibition that celebrates the wild side of the city in a scholarly way
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Greater Manchester: Manchester Art Gallery
    A £35m scheme has created a new wing that doubles the size of the Manchester Art Gallery and links its two 19th-century buildings. But perhaps the most striking changes are on the inside, where the approaches to display and interpretation have combined good design, variety and even humour
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Full metal jacket: Imperial War Museum North
    The Imperial War Museum North is a new Manchester landmark, designed by the architect Daniel Libeskind to represent the world shattered by conflict. David Martin visits to see if a museum can show the human consequences of war without celebrating military power
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Urbis, Manchester
    Urbis stands in the centre of Manchester as a symbol of the city's recovery after the damage caused by an IRA bomb in 1996. But how well does it function as a museum designed to represent the global experience of city life? Javier Pes visited this ambitious project to see if it lives up to its potential, but left disappointed
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • The Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
    The Serralves Museum is Portugal's first government-funded contemporary art centre. It was a risky development, but one that has become the most visited museum in the country since it opened in 1999. Jane Morris went to the industrial city of Porto to find out what has made it so successful
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • The share option
    David Martin finds out how the National Gallery, the Bristol City Museum and the Laing Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne have joined forces to bring major works of art to regional audiences. He provides a step-by-step guide for museums wanting to borrow artworks from national museums
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • How to develop a visitor study
    You want to develop a visitor study, but how do you write a brief, what should you think about if you are going to work with a consultant and what problems can arise? Anne Pennington, a research officer at the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside and the founding chair of the Visitor Studies Group, has the answers
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Tips on carrying out a visitor study
    There are a number of ways to carry out a visitor study, so deciding on the most appropriate method can be a daunting task. But the best approach will be dictated by what a museum wants to find out, say Duncan Grewcock and Margaret May of Lord Cultural Resources Planning and Management
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Implementing visitor research findings
    Carrying out visitor research is all very well, but museums need to know what they are going to do with the findings. Clear and concise objectives should be set and the results need to be interpreted as quickly as possible. By consultant Anne Millman, the author of Prove It, a market research manual for museums
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Case study: challenging assumptions through visitor surveys
    The San Diego Natural History Museum worked with a consultant to carry out its first visitor studies project and it was surprised by the results. By Marianna Adams of the Institute for Learning Innovation
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Case study: visitor studies and exhibitions
    Visitor studies had a vital role in the development of the Sparking Reaction exhibition, says Yvonne Harris, the audience advocate at the National Museum of Science and Industry
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Case study: events and visitor studies
    Helen Brown, the keeper of visitor services at the Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, says a recent visitor survey provided the evidence needed to change its events programme
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Case study: reconnecting with visitors
    Fiona Davison, the head of Hackney Museum Service, explains how consultation helped the recently re-opened museum connect with the residents of one of the UK’s most diverse areas
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Visitor studies checklist
    Sandra Bicknell, who created the Visitors Studies Unit at the Science Museum, outlines the main points that need to be considered when embarking on a visitor studies project
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Visitor studies resources
    Bibliography: Publications providing information and guidance on visitor studies
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Second phase of the Darwin Centre evolves
    Scientists at London's Natural History Museum (NHM) will move into a new £65m workplace along with the museum's vast entomology and botany collections when phase two of the Darwin Centre is completed in 2007
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • Glasgow to benefit from the creation of a £7.4m open store
    Glasgow Museums and Galleries (GMG) has started building a £7.4m open store, called the Open Museum
    Museum Practice
    December 2002
  • New museum to tell Lincoln's story
    The City and County Museum in Lincoln will move in 2005 from a 13th-century chapel to a new £11.9m museum in the shadow of the city's famous cathedral
    Museum Practice
    December 2002