The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5million objects. The V&A is located in the Brompton district of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, an area that has become known as “Albertopolis” due the significant cultural institutions associated with Prince Albert’s contributions. Grant Leisure is responsible for developing the Friends of the V&A program and implementing several operational improvements to merchandising, facility fees, and banquet operations.
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is the national museum and art gallery of New Zealand. The museum’s principles incorporate the concepts of unified collections, the narratives of culture and place, the idea of forum, and the bicultural partnership between indigenous/non-indigenous people with an emphasis on diversity. Grant Leisure was appointed by the Prime Minister to develop the commercial programming for the museum including sales, food service, merchandise, and an evening restaurant. In its first year Te PapaMuseum yielded over 1 million attendees.
Tate Modern is the United Kingdom’s national gallery of international modern art that forms part of the Tate Group (together with Tate Britain,Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives, and Tate Online). Based on the site of the former Bankside Power Station, Tate Modern is one of the largestmuseums of modern and contemporary art in the world. Grant Leisure was responsible for updating the both the food service and banquetingprograms that have greatly enhanced the museum’s profitability.
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