Musing on museums: of ships and shoes and many things
Museums around the world are facing new challenges and are evolving to meet them. Auckland’s own War Memorial Museum, with its unique collections and place in the ongoing story of Auckland, is changing too.
Nearly four years after his appointment as Director of the Museum, and following the centennial ANZAC day commemorations on 25 April, Roy Clare scans the horizon and poses some questions for museums and the people who love them.
About Roy Clare
Roy Clare CBE used to drive an aircraft carrier for a living, before coming ashore to take up leadership roles at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich and the UK’s Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. He was appointed Director of the Auckland Museum in August 2011.