Category: Management

9 notes about innovation and change (in less than 140 characters)

Conxa Rodà The ancient ones already said so: “Novare aut perire” either we innovate or we stagnate and, therefore, we die from involution A tip for directors: explore the internal talent of your organisation before going out and looking for it elsewhere. Afterwards, mix them The cost of not innovating, or when saving on innovation…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

The Register of Works of Art

Jordi Casanovas In of the process of adding new pieces to the Museu Nacional’s collection, a series of steps are followed methodically that culminate with the admission of the works to the museum and the assignation of a registration number that they will always have. This identifier will prove to be crucial in the tasks…

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Author: Jordi Casanovas

The Museu Nacional’s commitment to the environment

As an entity responsible for the conservation of the heritage, the museum is also committed to working for a better society through its environmental policy. In line with the Social Responsibility Policy (pdf) and a code of ethics (pdf), at the museum we have incorporated management policies and systems in the economic, social and environmental…

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Author: Redacció museu

The Museum is yours: a programme open to collectives

Elisabet Pueyo Collaborative spirit, participation, dynamism, friendship, commitment, research, identity, culture, etc., these are for sure the characteristics that the great majority of associations and entities that make up the networks of associations in Catalonia want to identify with. And that’s why we have wanted to focus in a special way on these associations and…

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Author: Elisabet Pueyo

The Friends of the Museu Nacional join us on the #GivingTuesday

Anna Fabra For the first time in our country, the #GivingTuesday, A Day to give, will be held on December 1st 2015, the day dedicated to the action of giving. This is a global movement which counts on the presence of more than 70 countries, which for the past four years has been celebrated on…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Apropa Cultura (Getting Closer to Culture): inclusive museum, united museum

Elisabet Pueyo I think that the most interesting thing to share with you in these lines is not only explaining what the programme Apropa Cultura (Getting Closer to Culture) is, but also passing on to you what it has meant to be a part of this initiative that joins together and creates synergies between cultural…

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Author: Elisabet Pueyo

Thoughts on management: theory and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /2

Josep M. Carreté This article is the follow-up of Thoughts on management: reflection and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /1. The Museu Nacional, in the renovation process of its management, made a commitment towards the implementation of three main projects: E-administration The first project has required a gradual economic investment so as to…

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Author: Josep M. Carreté

Thoughts on management: theory and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /1

Josep M. Carreté In recent years, the public institutions have been suffering what we could understand to be a step backwards in key aspects in their functioning: loss of the flexibility of their structures and systems of governance drastic reduction in human and financial resources excessive increase in the mechanisms of financial control centralisation of…

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Author: Josep M. Carreté

5 years of the Postgraduate Course in Museum Management

Conxa Rodà When in 2009, at that time in the Museu Picasso, I received a proposal to think about the academic programme for a new  Postgraduate course in Museum Management, the first thing I did, as when beginning any project, was to carry out a prospective analysis of the existing offer. Searching for singularity There…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

+ Friends + books! How have we managed to acquire new books for the museum Library

Fulls de vida de Santigo Rusiñol

  The financing of museums has reduced in recent years and this has had a direct effect on the services, such as, for example, the libraries, which have seen their resources for the acquisition considerably reduced. In the Museu Nacional, during the month of April, the Library, Communication and the Friends of the Museum worked…

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Author: Jana Soto