An opinion piece by Australian Museum Director, Frank Howarth
A lot has been said lately about the impact of sea level rise on coastal suburbs, and on low lying coral islands, but there is a more insidious threat to coral islands than rising oceans.
In 2003 we were considering hosting an exhibition on Medieval Torture from the Museo della tortua in San Gimignano, Italy. In considering this exhibition (which we decided against taking for a range of reasons) we undertook a front-end evaluation which I am posting here as background for our planned All About Evil exhibition.
Highlights from a study into understanding audiences’ interests, prior knowledge, attitudes and feelings associated with gold. This research was undertaken in conjunction with Sovereign Hill Museums Association in 2001.