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Curatorship to partnership – Next steps for museums to build community and audience

Curatorship to partnership – Next steps for museums to build community and audience

In the second part of Next Steps for Museums to Build Community and Audience, Mantej Singh, shares with ReReeti an interview with Museum Director, Carmel Aiello.  This article explores the curatorial approach to working with community through discussing the example of the Fairfield Museum and Gallery in Western Sydney  – a small museum with big community connections. Fairfield is one of …

Next Steps For Museums To Build Community And Audience

Next Steps For Museums To Build Community And Audience

In Next Steps for Museums to Build Community and Audience, Mantej Singh, talks to ReReeti about a subject he is passionate about – bringing community and culture together and how to retain and engage audience as well as communities. Mantej is a community and cultural development specialist based in Australia.  This is an exploration on how to bring community and museums on the …

In conversation with  Kuldeep Kothari, Secretary, Rupayan Sansthan,

In conversation with Kuldeep Kothari, Secretary, Rupayan Sansthan,

The words Arna-Jharna literally mean ‘forest spring’. On one hand, it would seem to be an appropriate name for a museum devoted to the study of traditional knowledge systems within a larger ecology. Arna-Jharna also happens to be the local name of the region surrounding the museum, which is located 23 kilometres outside Jodhpur city in the semi-arid zone of the northwestern …

Interpreting History through Archives

An archivist breathes life into inanimate records and helps us to understand our present more comprehensively, writes corporate archivist Sanghamitra Chatterjee. An overview of exhibition titled ‘Pirojshanagar: Then and Now’ curated by Godrej Archives on the 60th anniversary of the Godrej township in Pirojshanagar, Vikhroli. Image courtesy: Godrej Archives I have been an archivist with Godrej Archives since its inception in 2006. Being …