Video: Martin Roth

Museums need to rediscover their social dimension and return to original ideas, says V&A director Martin Roth, speaking at the Museums Association Conference and Exhibition 2012.

They have a central role to play in society, he says, and that becomes even more important in times of austerity.

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12.12.2012, 14:59
Focus on core strengths, controversial and difficult subjects for many PI obsessed managers to get their heads around. I work in a large local authority museum service and the management have lost the plot. Martin Roth is right, but I cannot see any changes happening soon without a massive sea-change.