Friday, 15 May 2015

Participatory Governance and Museums

By Catherine Cole, Principal Consultant, Catherine C. Cole & Associates.

As promised in the November / December 2014 issue of the Commonwealth Association of Museums (CAM) Bulletin, the report on Participatory Governance and Museums conducted by CAM in collaboration with the Galt Museum and Archives in Lethbridge, Alberta and the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert, Alberta is available on the CAM website at:

Stephen Weil noted that, “Museums have changed from organizations based on what they have to organizations defined by what they do [1].” And what they do is increasingly to address contemporary issues.