Wed 8 May, 2019
The 2018 AMaGA Victoria Annual Report is now available online. Download your copy and get the full details about what our various programs have achieved last year.
We are delighted to announce that the Johnston Collection has gained Accreditation by Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria (AMaGA Victoria).
Nominations for the 2019 Victorian Museum Awards are now open. Entries are invited from both individuals and organisations.
Enjoy a free member’s guided tour of the City of Casey’s vibrant new entertainment precinct, Bunjil Place, the creative and community heart of the region. The tour will include a floor talk by artist Vera Möller's in her latest exhibition A Thousand Tides.
Join the Museums Victoria Audience Insights team for a morning workshop that will cover the following topics:
Join a conservator from the University of Melbourne Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation for a practical workshop on disaster preparedness planning and recovery. The workshop is designed specifically for volunteers from community museums.
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.
This issue is on the theme ‘Hazards in Collections’ and features articles that explore the different types of hazards that be found in or around collections such as radioactive materials in collections, fire hazards, issues with plastics in textiles and their effect on adjacent materials in storage, disaster bins and responding to emergencies, and hazardous visitor behaviours.
Other items in this issue provide information about the associations new name, the Museum Accreditation Program’s development of a Key Documents Scheme and the 2019 Roving Curator recipients. There are our regular columns of Museum News and Branch News that will bring you up-to-date with sector information.
Victorian members of MA are automatically subscribed to INSITE. If you are not a member, you can subscribe online. Interstate MA members are entitled to a special rate.