Museum Metrics | Dashboard Metrics for Art Museum

So the number of big shows, visitors, and members—three of the leading indicators of
success in art museums today—provide at best highly problematic metrics and, at
worst, deceptive ones. Which leads us to ask: why then are these the indicators that so
many turn to in evaluating museums? It’s because they resemble denominators of more
familiar markets (like feature films), are easy to document and report, and may be
presented in a positive light

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