Let’s look at the numbers

It’s that time of year again when everyone in the museum sector gets more than a little bit obsessed with numbers. It’s year end report time, a chance for us to maybe shout and celebrate or maybe think “What on Earth happened?”. Each museum, gallery or cultural site has its own number-story to tell at…

Looking at the numbers.

I’m the go-to stats person at work, well, one of them. I like numbers, I like records and I like to see how many people we are reaching. That’s why I get excited when I see the DCMS publishes a new set of stats, like the fresh of the press Sponsored Museums Performance Indicators. Now,…

New Top Bod at the NPG

  This is an unusual post for me. Usually I write museums, with a focus on how I see them and little things that I find fascinating about them whether it be an object or something a bit more geeky like interpretation. Sometimes it’s just a good story, like amazing things thought lost that turn up…