Mission Concepción is the oldest unrestored stone church in America. If you donât know where you are going, then you arenât likely to get anywhere interesting. AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including: Your current membership level does not allow you to access this content. Quite simply, without museums we would most certainly lose the tangible links to our past. As I have worked with more museums since then, mission statements have felt like a remarkable opportunity to capture why a museum matters. This wasnât just a campaign for wealthy donors to contribute, although they did. Use up and down arrow keys to explore. Use left and right arrow keys to navigate between menus. Whatâs your vision? Enriching people’s lives and creating a sense of place and identity 3. Primary RoleArchivist/LibrarianBoard Chair (unpaid)Community Outreach/External RelationsConservationConsultant/Independent ProfessionalCuratorialDevelopmentEducator: College/UniversityEducator: MuseumExhibitionsFacility/OperationsFinance & AccountingFormer Director/CEOGeneral Administrative StaffGovernment Agency StaffGovernment RelationsHRIT/WebLegalLiving Collections CareMembershipMuseum Events/Food ServiceMuseum StoreMuseum TrusteeMuseum VolunteerOther Museum FunctionOther Non-Museum FunctionPresident/CEO/Executive DirectorPublic Relations & MarketingPublicationsRegistration/Collections ManagementResearch: Audience EvaluationResearch: Discipline BasedRetired Museum StaffSecuritySenior Management/VP/COO/CFO/Division DirectorStudent: Museum-RelatedStudent: OtherVisitor ServicesVolunteer Management, Are you a museum professional? 1. Experience something revolutionary on your museum visit? It takes having a narrative that hits my heart and my head. The Museum maintains both long-term and temporary exhibits, and presents a variety of events and programs for all ages. The museum has a clear understanding of its mission, and communicates why it exists and who benefits as a result of its efforts. A core question underlying any assessment of compliance with standards is: How well does the museum achieve its stated mission and goals? "We need a new model. Yes Hereâs the thing about that pitch.Â You donât need to be the best-in-class collection to give me an inspirational pitch. Mission statements have intrigued me ever since I met my first one at the emerging Madison Children’s Museum about 1980. Press tab to enter the menus and then use your arrow keys, enter, and escape to use the menus. Who are you going to be in 2117? However, the plan(s) should be. Ethics, Standards, and Professional Practices, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion, Session Recordings Package: Member Discount, COVID-19 Resources & Information for the Museum Field, Ethics, Standards and Professional Practices, Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Plan. ICOM has five main missions: establish standards of excellence lead a diplomatic forum develop a professional network lead a global think tank carry out international missions Include action steps, establish timelines, and assign responsibility for implementation. Find your north star and set your course. VALUES. Use down arrow to open a parent menu. In the museum world, âmission,â âvision,â and âpurposeâ get used interchangeably. Share it on Instagram with #MuseumRevolution. This isnât who we are, this is who we are going to be as an institution. Why does your specific institution exist? Museums must be proactive in their approach to the execution of their mandate and it is important that they clearly explain their vision and mission, which will guide them in all that they do. Press tab to enter the menus and then use your arrow keys, enter, and escape to use the menus. We are a marketing agency for museums and higher education. Mission, vision, and purpose: they are our starting point, our destination, and our roadmap. Strategic planning produces a mutually agreed upon vision of where the museum is going and what it wants to achieve. In pursuit of this goal, the Museum has developed its ambitious Master Plan 2017–2030.