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Jo Moloney (CEO), Geoff Webb (President) and Lynda Bernard (Victorian Collections), and from the front displays archivist, Kath Leech and Priscilla Wardle’s granddaughters Judith Singleton, Amanda Carolan and Kay Sleeman (who was able to attend virtually)

Dairy Handover WW1 Diary - Priscilla Wardle - Trainee Ballarat District Hospital, 1905 to 1908 and WW1 Nurse

Mon 17 May, 2021

Lynda Bernard (Victorian Collections) attended the Diary handover of WW1 Diary of Priscilla Wardle, Trainee Ballarat District Hospital, 1905 to 1908 and WW1 Nurse. The pages held with Melbourne Legacy were catalogued into Victorian Collections where they were discovered by a researcher who had transcribed the rest of the diary and catalogued objects relating to the nurse also held in Victorian Collections.

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The Standards Cover

Update to the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries and call for Expressions of Interest

Wed 12 May, 2021

We are excited to announce that through their role with the National Standards Taskforce, our Museum Accreditation Program (MAP) staff will be contributing to a major update of the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries. Museums & Galleries Queensland (on behalf of the National Standards Taskforce) has received funding from The Ian Potter Foundation to support this review and update of The Standards.

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Speakers 2021 Forum

2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum Speakers Announced

Mon 10 May, 2021

The Forum will bring AMaGA members and the wider sector together to discuss the theme of ‘Digital Literacy - Audience Engagement and the Visitor Experience'. The Forum will feature national and international guest speakers, lightning presentations and a panel discussion concluding with an interactive Q+A.

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Upcoming events

Green Museums: Improving Environmental Sustainability

Tue 10 Aug, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Join colleagues for a casual lunchtime catch up to discuss techniques in improving your museums environmental sustainability.

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Rescheduled – Researching with PRO

Wed 25 Aug, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join collection management staff Dr Sebastian Gurciullo and Alexia Bushby for training on how to undertake research using the new Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) collection catalogue. 

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Museums Australia Victoria ENVi Exhibition Viewing MoMA at NGV

Winter Masterpieces at the National Gallery of Victoria

Fri 03 Sep, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy an exclusive introductory lecture by a senior gallery educator and visit the exhibition during the Friday Nights program. Price includes lecture and exhibition entrance. Presented in partnership with the Education Network Victoria (ENVi).

In an international exclusive, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents a major exhibition of more than 100 masterworks of French Impressionism in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA). Part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition series, French Impressionism features works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt and more – including 79 works that have never-before-been exhibited in Australia. These important loans from the MFA’s iconic collection provide the rare opportunity to see a significant grouping of Impressionist masterworks in Australia.

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Art handling and installation

Art Handling and Installation

Mon 13 Sep, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join professional Gallery Technician, Joseph Dawson from TITLE UNTITLED to gain practical insights on preparing two and three dimensional art works for display, safe handling of artworks and installation techniques. This event is aimed at curators, collection managers, installation staff at small-to-medium organisations and gallery and museum studies students. 

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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.