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Sarah Morris

Introducing Sarah Morris

Wed 6 Mar, 2019

On behalf of the Victorian Branch Committee, we are pleased to announce that Sarah Morris has joined AMaGA Victoria this week in the role of Interim Executive Director.

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INSITE cover / Hazards in Collections

Hot off the Press: INSITE Magazine 'Hazards in Collections' issue

Tue 26 Feb, 2019

The February-April 2019 issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Hazards in Collections’ is on its way to member’s mailboxes. Expect to read about 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. The issue includes information about the associations new name, the Museum Accreditation Program’s development of a Key Documents Scheme, the 2019 Roving Curator recipients. The issue’s Museum News and Branch News sections will bring you up-to-date with sector information.

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Annual Program 2019 Front Cover

Annual Program 2019 is here!

Tue 19 Feb, 2019

Our Annual Program for 2019 is here, packed with professional development and networking opportunities for the Victorian museum and gallery community.

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Upcoming events

Copyright for Collections 2.0 Masterclass

Copyright for Collections

Tue 26 Mar, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Presented by Ian McDonald, Special Counsel, Simpsons Solicitors, this masterclass will include a 'copyright refresher', a review of the provisions in the Copyright Act and an in-depth exploration of digital copyright and licensing issues.

 

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Caring for Collections workshop

Caring for Collections

Thu 28 Mar, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

This workshop will be presented by Conservator Erina McCann of Tiaki Objects Conservation and will guide participants through the basic principles of caring for museum collections with an emphasis on works on paper including archives, books and documents.

 

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VC Photography workshop

Catalogue Photography Workshop

Wed 17 Apr, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join professional photographers from Museums Victoria to learn how to master your camera settings and produce best-practice documentary photographs of your collection. 

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Developing a small exhibition

Developing a small exhibition

Thu 02 May, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Kitty Owens, Exhibitions Services Manager, to get some top tips about putting together a well presented and engaging exhibition.

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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

February - april 2019 / hazards in Collections

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. 

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