The Measurement of Museum Social Impact (MOMSI) addresses the critical need of establishing best practices for measuring social impact within the museum field. It advances museum practice by measuring the social impact museums have on visitors and developing a tool for museums to better understand their social impact on individuals and communities. MOMSI will test the scalabaility of a tool developed in Utah nationwide to provide museums of all sizes the opportunity to measure their own social impact.
Frequently Asked Questions
Elizabeth Bolander, VSA President and Director of Audience Insights and Services at the Cleveland Museum of Art;
John Falk, Ph.D., Executive Director at the Institute for Learning Innovation and renowned museum researcher;
Melanie Hwalek, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of SPEC Associates and an expert in retrospective pre-post survey design; and
Eva Witesman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Management at Brigham Young University and an expert in strategic planning and evidence-based innovation.
Admin Team - Utah Division of Arts & Museums
- Emily Johnson
- Michelle Mileham, Ph.D.
- Jennifer Ortiz
Research Team - Thanksgiving Point
- Stephen Ashton, Ph.D.
- Kari Ross-Nelson