Strong communication is the key to a positive partnership. When communication is fraught, it can lead to breakdown in other areas of site management.
Owners are faced with aligning themselves internally to manage the site. At the same time, operators and third parties are often challenged by the complex nature of communications within governments, having a hard time reaching contacts spread across multiple departments.
Sites can also become isolated from the community fabric from a lack of communication with sites under the same ownership.
Glenhyrst’s long-standing vision and mandate as an art gallery has created an undeniable stability. However, the real success of the site is based on the active collaboration between the partners.
The Halifax Citadel is a restored military fortification that sits atop Citadel Hill, built to defend the town against enemies beginning in the 18th century. Today, the responsibility of interpretation is shared by Parks Canada, Halifax Citadel Society, and The Army Museum, who each contribute to animating the site in a unique way.