What role should the museum have in my community?

24 May 2023

What role should the museum have in my community? This question was asked by participants in the Council meeting of Museum Nord.

The council meeting is attended by the board of Museum Nord and mayors from the municipalities in which we have museums. The council meets once a year, where new board members are elected to the Museum Nord Foundation. This year, the meeting was held on May 24.

We are in the process of developing a new strategic plan, and many questions arise. Like, for example, what role our museums should play. That’s why it was very exciting to challenge the council meeting on exactly this.

In the image below, the word cloud is created from the answers the council meeting gave to the question “what role should the museum have in my community?”


Meeting place, knowledge disseminator and culture bearer are the three most prominent words, followed by identity, communicator and exciting. Do you agree?

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