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Program Released for the 2019 Victorian Museums & Galleries Forum

Mon 30 Sep, 2019

We're pleased to unveil the full program for the 2019 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum to be held on Tuesday 15 October at Deakin Downtown in Collins Street, Melbourne. The Forum will consist of ten speakers across plenary keynote presentations, an introduction to implementing the Indigenous Roadmap and five panellists presenting lightning talks across a range of topics.

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INSITE Magazine Aug-Oct 2019

Hot Off the Press: INSITE magazine ‘Time Based Media’ issue

Tue 27 Aug, 2019

The August-October 2019 issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Time Based Media’ is arriving in members’ and subscribers’ mailboxes. Expect to read about the preservation challenges presented by time-based media artworks and the technologies they use, how conservators are developing systems for managing these works in their collections and what’s involved with capturing social movements that unfold online.

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New Story on Victorian Collections

Tue 9 Jul, 2019

'Talking Shop: Ballarat in Business and City Life at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute' curated by Amy Tsilemanis at the BMI explores a world of Peters ice cream cones, milk bars, vintage advertising, historic photographs and ephemera.

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Twitter: Kimberley Moulton @museumsvictoria talking about taking the decolonisation pill at museums. Repatriation of objects… https://t.co/fQwgfQWvZ3 @AMaGA_Victoria

Upcoming events

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Wed 23 Oct, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A hands-on workshop that covers the fundamentals of collection management and cataloguing, using the Victorian Collections system.

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Art handling and installation

Art handling and Installation

Thu 31 Oct, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Joseph Dawson from TITLE UNTITLED to gain practical insights from a professional Gallery Technician, preparing two and three dimensional art works for display, safe handling of artworks and installation techniques.

 

 

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Interesting Uses of Local Government Collections

Thu 14 Nov, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Local government cultural staff will share ideas for innovative presentations of council collections, including council art, heritage and civic collections. Projects that will be discussed include art commissions, programs for specific communities, exhibitions and digital content.

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Wed 27 Nov, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A hands-on workshop that covers the fundamentals of collection management and cataloguing, using the Victorian Collections system.

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INSITE MAGAZINE

INSITE magazine is about the people and stories that together make up our diverse Victorian museum and gallery community. With interviews, articles, and industry news, it is essential reading for all staff and volunteers in the sector.

INSITE issue

August - October 2019 / time based media

This issue is on the theme ‘Time Based Media’ and features articles about the challenges of collecting, preserving and displaying artworks and social movements using technology. Articles are about the preservation challenges presented by time-based media artworks and the technologies they use, how conservators are developing systems for managing these works in their collections and what’s involved with capturing social movements that unfold online. The issue includes a roundup of the Victorian Museum Awards and an update by Amelia Marra on the Small Museums Cataloguing Manual.

Other items in this issue provide information about the workshops, meetings and tours programmed for members, the upcoming Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum and the Museum News and Branch News sections will bring you up-to-date with sector information.

 


Victorian members of AMaGA are automatically subscribed to INSITE. If you are not a member, you can subscribe online. Interstate AMaGA members are entitled to a special rate. 

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