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September 2016

Building New Audiences in an Asian Museum

Building New Audiences in an Asian Museum

Caroline Lang, Former Head of Education and Public Programmes, Hong Kong Maritime Museum shares her experience of working in an Asian museum and points out the difference she saw in comparison to museums in London.  When I arrived at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum in early 2012 it was about to reopen on a new and enlarged site. Previously the museum had attracted mainly specialist visitors who already had an interest …