Object Journeys is a research driven project investigating the impact of a collaborative approach to collections inquiry and community-led display development in large museums. This impact assessment will focus on the museums themselves, the community partners worked with and the visitors who experience the outputs of each project.
The British Museum aims to learn from its partner museums and peers in the sector that have significant experience in co-creation, including critical analysis of the application of participatory practice in national museums in the UK.
Through conferences, blogs and publications the findings of these projects will be shared with the sector.
Some of the key research questions the project aims to address include: