Subject specialist networks: what next?
What is the future for subject specialist networks?
With austerity measures biting hard the panel discuss how these networks might support public access to collections, promote excellence, encourage closer relationships with organisations outside the museum sector and develop a coherent philosophy for the continued role of specialists in museums.
A session from the Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2016 in Glasgow.
John Orna-Ornstein, Director of Museums, Arts
Gail Boyle, Senior Curator (Archaeology), Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and Society for Museum Archaeology
Caroline Pegum, Researcher and Coordinator, National Portrait Gallery, London, and Understanding British Portraits
Paolo Viscardi, Curator, Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL and Natural
Sciences Collections Association