Alec Coles OBE
The June 2013 presentation was a talk by the WA Museum Chief Executive Officer Alec Coles OBE on Special Purpose Community Museums.
Alec Coles was a museum director from the United Kingdom with 30 years of experience in the cultural and heritage sectors in the UK, before being appointed director of the Western Australian Museum in 2009.Mr Coles is keen to ensure the WA Museum plays a significant role in the lives of the people of WA and, of course, its visitors. He said, “The museum must function as a visitor attraction, scientific and research institution and touchstone for the heritage and identity of the increasingly diverse population.”
This was a National Trust WA Heritage Month sponsored presentation.