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2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards Winners Announced

Mon 27 Sep, 2021

The 2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards presentation was held last night. Find out who took out these prestigious Awards this year.

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Congratulations to the 2021 Shortlist!

Mon 20 Sep, 2021

AMaGA Victoria Museums and Galleries Awards 2021 shortlist has been revealed. The awards winners will be announced at an online event on 5 October 2021.

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SMALL MUSEUMS CATALOGUING MANUAL 5 EDITION

Tue 7 Sep, 2021

AMaGA Victoria is pleased to present the 5th edition of the Small Museums Cataloguing Manual. This key sector resource introduces users to the cataloguing process, from planning and procedures to digitisation and the management of born digital collections.

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Upcoming events

Victorian Collections: Managing Your Collection

Mon 08 Nov, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An online workshop that covers the fundamentals of collection management and cataloguing using the Victorian Collections CMS. If you have any particular questions about this workshop, please feel free to get in touch via our Helpdesk.

Please note: this session is now fully booked.

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Caring for Collections: Digital & Time based Work

Tue 23 Nov, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join time-based media art Conservator, Asti Sherring to discuss the documentation and preservation contemporary artworks that are dependent on technology. This introductory workshop, targeted at small to medium collecting organisations will address a range of topics related to the collection care and conservation of these works such as,  employing a variable mindset to your collections database, getting started on a collection survey, contemporary documentation tools, digital preservation basics and treatment methods. In this session Asti will share practical instructional templates and accessible software to assist in the conservation and stabilisation of time-based media artworks.  

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Victorian Collections: Making Your Collection Accessible

Mon 29 Nov, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An online workshop that covers the fundamentals of collections access and discoverability.

 

Please note this workshop is now fully booked.

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Victorian Collections: Advanced Features

Mon 06 Dec, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

An online workshop that covers the advanced features of the Victorian Collections CMS. For any questions relating to this workshop, please contact the Victorian Collections team by submitting a ticket to our Helpdesk.

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AMaGA Victoria respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work, the Woi Wurrung people and honour their Ancestors, Elders and next generations of community. AMaGA Victoria acknowledges and pays respect to the Elders of all the Nations of Victoria, past, present and emerging.