INSITE / July - August 2011 / Museums & Art Museums

This issue of INSITE focuses on collaborations and projects in and between
Museums & Art Museums in addition to member and branch news. This page
provides supplementary links to the printed edition of INSITE.

Cover image by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri
Family Bush Tucker Dreaming c. 1972


[Editorial] Additional Links

Clare Gervasoni, University of Ballarat (page 2)
Curating an Art Historical Collection

Kirsten Paisley, Shepparton Art Museum (page 3)
What’s in a Name?

Ruth Bain and Dr Kate Daw, Art Club (page 4)
Art Club

Judith Ryan, NGV (page 6)
Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art

Christopher Sole, Art Loss Register (page 7)
What Happens to Stolen Art?

Dr Scott Mitchell, ICOM Australia (page 7)
Anti-Seizure Legislation “We encourage all museum professionals to examine the
Commonwealth’s discussion paper and contribute a response either directly, through
their professional bodies, or their institutions as appropriate.”

Marjorie Dalvean, The Melbourne Athenaeum (page 8)
The Melbourne Athenaeum in Pictures

Margaret Birtley, National Sports Museum (page 11)
Auslan in Museums

Apps and Online
(page 11)

Marcus Fielding, Military History & Heritage Victoria (page 12)
Military Historians Forum

Gemma Levett, Arts & Exhibitions International (page 13)
Things You Didn’t Know About the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

Museums News (page 14)

Out & about

Laura Miles, MA (Vic) (page 16)
Branch News

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