AMaGA Victoria offers an annual program of events, workshops, seminars and forums. 

Museums at Home: Engaging Audiences Online

Wed 08 Apr, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join AMaGA and a panel of professionals, for a webinar on how to educate, engage and inspire audiences online whilst the doors are closed – and beyond. This webinar will bring together the museum and cultural sector to provide practical advice and support, as well as share examples of projects and initiatives that can be easily implemented.

3 – 4 PM AEST

2.30 – 3.30 PM  ACST 

1 – 2PM AWST

Venue

Webinar

Members $20.00
Non-Members $40.00

Victorian Collections Introductory Cataloguing Workshop - Ballarat

Tue 21 Apr, 10:00 am - 3:00 am

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management. Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Please note, this workshop is designed for users who are new to Victorian Collections.

Venue

Ballaarat Mechanics Institute
17-119 Sturt St
Ballarat Central 3350
Student $10.00
AMaGA Member $10.00
Non-Member $20.00

Postponed: General Meeting

Tue 05 May, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The General Meeting offers the chance to network with colleagues and catch up on developments at AMaGA Victoria. The evening will begin with a tour of the Hellenic Museum, followed by formal proceedings and refreshments.

 

Venue

Hellenic Museum
280 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members Free

Book Club & Bunjilaka Tour

Thu 14 May, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gather with colleagues for a casual book club and networking session to discuss Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu. Followed by a Dark Emu inspired gallery tour of Bunjilaka by Kimberley Moulton, Senior Curator of South Eastern Aboriginal Collections at Melbourne Museum.

 

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $15.00

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Tue 26 May, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management. Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Please note, this workshop is designed for users who are new to Victorian Collections.

 

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00

Caring for Collections: Storage

Thu 04 Jun, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will guide participants through space maximising, cost effective, logistical and practical tips to help RE-ORG your collection store. Includes a tour of the store at the RMIT Design Archive.

 

Venue

RMIT Design Archives
154 Victoria Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $50.00
Non-members $80.00

Te Pasifika Gallery Tour

Thu 11 Jun, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour of the soon to be redeveloped Te Pasifika Gallery at Melbourne Museum. The tour will include insight into the process to date including community consultation, concept development and exhibition design.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members Free
Non-Members $10.00

Managing Volunteers

Tue 23 Jun, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

From attracting younger volunteers to succession planning this seminar will cover how to recruit volunteers, how to train them, how to manage them……. and how to keep them. Learn from those with successful volunteer programs, who will share strategies for managing volunteers of all ages and abilities.

Venue

Museo Italiano
199 Faraday Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $45.00
Non-Members $60.00

Victorian Collections Introductory Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Tue 07 Jul, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management. Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Please note, this workshop is designed for users who are new to Victorian Collections.

 

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00

Pierre Bonnard Exhibition Viewing and Lecture

Fri 17 Jul, 5:30 pm - 9:30 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).

Venue

NGV International
180 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3006
Members $40.00
Non-Members $50.00

Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards

Tue 04 Aug, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate the amazing achievements of the Victorian museum and gallery sector with friends and colleagues. Generously supported by State Library Victoria and hosted in their Conversation Quarter, opened in 2019 as part of the Library’s Vision2020 redevelopment project.  Includes drinks and canapés.

 

Venue

State Library of Victoria

328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members $70.00
Non-Member $90.00

Victorian Collections Day

Tue 08 Sep, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A full day of information and workshops aimed at the community collecting sector to help you achieve the best care for your collection.

Hear from museum and gallery industry experts on topics including collection management, conservation and exhibition skills. Talks will cover ways to approach these topics with small budgets in mostly volunteer organisations, ideal for the small-medium groups who use VC to catalogue their collections.

Venue



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ACMI Tour

Wed 16 Sep, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour of the newly redeveloped Australian Centre for the Moving Image, led by Senior Curator Sarah Tutton.

 

Venue

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square
Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members Free
Non-members $10.00

Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum

Thu 22 Oct, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

‘Collecting (in) 2020’ will bring together members, professionals, volunteers, students and the wider community to hear museum and gallery professionals from around the world discuss current issues in the sector.

 

Venue

Castlemaine

Early bird $120.00
Members $150.00
Non-members $225.00

Victorian Collections Introductory Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Tue 27 Oct, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management. Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Please note, this workshop is designed for users who are new to Victorian Collections.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00

Look History in the Eye at the Archives Centre

Wed 11 Nov, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Targeted at curators with an interest in Victorian history, this workshop, presented in partnership with the Public Record Office of Victoria (PROV) will provide training on how to research their collection catalogue, which features three new photographic collections. Includes a tour of the PROV Collection.

 

 

 

Venue

Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
Members $15.00
Non-members $20.00

Victorian Collections Introductory Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Tue 24 Nov, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management. Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Please note, this workshop is designed for users who are new to Victorian Collections.

 

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00