Review into the Value and Impact of Museums in Northern Ireland
Terms of Reference
- To investigate what work is currently being conducted to monitor the social and economic value of museums in Northern Ireland.
- To assess what level of understanding exists within DCAL and the key museums bodies about the methods of measuring value and impact on a consistent, ongoing basis.
- To investigate how information about the social and economic impact of museums could be used to assess value for money across government.
- To seek areas of good practice within the museum sector outside of Northern Ireland, such as those followed by Cymal, the Heritage Council of Ireland and elsewhere, and make recommendations about how improvements could be made to the understanding of the social and economic value of museums within Northern Ireland.