Timothy Mason

Arts & Heritage Consultancy

 

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Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment

2000

Acting Chief Executive

2002/03

Study of the impact of design on English seaside town regeneration (also for English Heritage), published as Shifting Sands

2002/03

Preparation of an Operational Framework for CABE Education Foundation

2003

Preparation of an Operational Framework for CABE Space

2003

Design Reviewed Urban Housing: Report on design and high density housing

2004

Scenario planning for CABE Education

2005/6

Study of design and neighbourhood healthcare buildings, published as Designed with Care

2009

Research and writing case study on Folkestone Triennial for Sea Change programme

 

 

Kent County Council

2000/01

Concept development for Turner Contemporary, Margate, including researching and writing report, Dreaming with Open Eyes

2002

Options appraisal for the library, museum and gallery in Sevenoaks, published as Shaking the Kaleidoscope

 

 

Heritage Lottery Fund

2001

Review of the work of HLF’s country committees in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

 

 

Quest

2001

Lead consultant, pilot study into standards schemes in the UK & abroad

2001/02

A study into how quality and excellence are defined and supported through the funding system

 

 

Department for Culture, Arts & Libraries (Northern Ireland)

2000/01

Member of the Steering Group for an appraisal of the role of local museums in Northern Ireland

2002/03

Museum expert on Steering Group for review of MAGNI

 

 

Lampadia Foundation (New York) and the Fundación Antorchas (Argentina)

2000

Assessment of museum training needs in Argentina

 

 

The Georgian Group

2001

Preparation of an Operational Framework and staff handbook

 

 

Department for Culture, Media and Sport (UK)

2001

Review of the administration of the Listing system

2002

Lead reviewer, Quinquennial Review of the Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

 

 

Arts Council England

2001

Review of the Lottery procedural manual

2002

Arts Capital Project ‘healthchecks

 

File Reviews

 

Post-completion project assessments

 

Client assessment and advice

2004

Study of availability of museum loans for Turner Contemporary, Margate

 

Lottery file review

2004/06

Arts Capital ‘healthchecks’ and assessments

 

 

The Keats-Shelley Memorial House Museum, Rome

2001

Operational review of the museum

 

 

Resource / MLA

2002

Mapping of museum standards schemes in overseas countries (with Jane Weeks), published as From Australia to Zanzibar: Museum Standards Schemes Overseas  

and in Brazil as Da Australia a Zanzibar: Planos de Certifacaçâo de Museus em Diversos Países

2002/03

Standards and Guidelines 2003 - Background (with Jane Weeks)

 

 

ICOM UK

2001/02

Research into opportunities for UK museums to develop links with museums in developing countries, published as Developing Relationships

 

 

Canterbury City Council

2001/02

Consultant for the City’s bid to be European Capital of Culture

 

 

Locum Destination Consulting

2002

Member of the consultancy team examining the feasibility of developing a creative quarter in Folkestone

 2005/06

Member of the consultancy team examining the feasibility of developing an arts factory in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

 

 

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

2002

Client assessment

 

Review of arts policy

 

 

South East Museum, Library and Archive Council

2003/04

Creation of a Planning Resources pack (with Jane Weeks)

2003

Development of museum strategy for South East England (with Jane Weeks)

 

 

De La Warr Pavilion

2003

Report on De La Warr Pavilion and regeneration in Bexhill and Hastings

2008

So what’s different?- a workshop for new board members

 

 

Vitae Foundation, Brazil

2003

A series of three museum training seminars, held in São Paulo, for staff of Brazilian museums, published as Gestão Museológica: Desafios e Prácticas

 

 

Hampshire County Council

2004

Executive search for the new Head of the County’s Museums & Archives Service

 

 

Council of Europe

2004

Museum surveys and development strategies for Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia as part of the STAGE programme

 

Assessment of new Law on museums for Montenegro (with Adrian Babbidge)

2007-09

Expert adviser for the Council’s Kyiv Initiative programme Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

 

 

Government Office for the South East

2004

Developing cultural collaboration between Brighton, Canterbury and Oxford

 

 

Culture South East

2004

Report on culture, urban regeneration and Area Investment Frameworks

 

 

East of England Museums, Libraries and Archives Council

2004/05

Museum development strategy for the East of England (with Jane Weeks)

 

 

Kent Architecture Centre

2004/08

Evaluation of the work of the South East Regional Design Panel

 

 

British Council / Dirección Nacional de Patrimonio y Museos, Argentina

2005

Museum training seminar on strategic planning, held in Buenos Aires

 

 

East Kent Partnership

2005/06

Consultant for EKP’s bid to Big Lottery Fund’s Living Landmarks scheme

 

 

National Museum Directors’ Conference

2006

Report on the place of culture in the Modern Olympics

 

 

National Museum of Ireland

2006

Part of the Horwath Consulting Ireland team reviewing the work of the Photography Service at the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin

2007

Part of the Horwath Consulting Ireland team reviewing the role and function of the Head and Senior Attendants at the National Museum of Ireland

 

 

Arts Council, South West

2006

Organisational Review of the Borlase Smart Trust with particular reference to the renovation of the Porthmeor Studios, St Ives

 

 

Association of Independent Museums

2005/09

Evaluation of Esmée Fairbairn Foundation Sustainability Grants Programme (with Jane Weeks)

 

 

London Development Agency

2006/07

Museum Advisor to Museum Task Group Crystal Palace Park Regeneration

 

 

South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)

2007

Defining cultural actions in relation to SEEDA’s Regional Economic Strategy

 

 

The Housing Corporation

2007

Advice on governance issues

 

 

Northern Ireland Tourist Board

2007

Visitor Interpretation of the Thompson Graving Dock and Pump House – the Thompson Titanic Trail

 

 

Renaissance East Midlands

2007/08

Working with Hub museums in the East Midlands in the development of action plans for the creation of a workforce that reflects the culturally diversity of their communities

2009

Working with Northampton Museums and Arts Gallery on workforce diversity

 

 

Brighton West Pier Trust

2008

Feasibility study for the establishment of a Centre for Seaside South East, a study centre relating to the history, architecture and environment of the seaside in southeast England

 

 

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

2008/09

Organisational review