INSITE / November 2012 - January 2013 / Installation

This issue of INSITE contains articles that look at the process of exhibition Installation. The issue also includes an exhibition review, an article on the Bunjilaka redevelopment and a conference update.

Cover image: Artwork by American artist Patrick Dougherty for Federation Square’s tenth birthday celebrations. The shape of the final work was inspired by the architecture of Flinders Street Station and St Paul’s Cathedral. Photo by Julie Renouf. Ballroom by Patrick Dougherty, Flinders Street Amphitheatre, on view daily until early 2013. See
Fed Square’s Creative Program:

Editorial Links:
Marcel Duchamp final artwork Étant Donnés assembled posthumously at the Philadelphia Museum of Art|2
Kerrie Poliness piece Blue Wall Drawing #1 in the group show NETWORKS (cells & silos)
You Tube of MUMA staff preparing Kerrie Poliness Wall Drawing:
Rally: Contemporary Indonesian Art, exhibition
City of Stitches, by artist, Isabel Berglund

Paul Nuttney, Exhibitone & Shaun Kirby, Thylacine, [page 2]
Installation: the vital ingredient for a good exhibition
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Bryony Nainby, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery [page 4]
Review of the exhibition Made to last: the conservation of art
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The Made to last: the conservation of art exhibition tour dates are:
• Art Gallery of Ballarat: 8 December – 20 January 2013
• Manningham Art Gallery: 27 February – 28 March 2013
• Wangaratta Art Gallery: 27 April – 26 May 2013
• QUT Art Museum, Brisbane 27 July – 15 September 2013
• McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park: 20 October 2013 – 2 February 2014
For more about the exhibition, including interviews with five of the artists, visit:

Genevieve Grieves, Museum Victoria [page 7]
First peoples: the Bunjilaka redevelopment

Simon Gregg, Gippsland Art Gallery [page 8]
A brush with Royalty: memoirs of a Royal Collection scholar
The Nina Stanton Attingham Scholarship is a program for individuals with a passion for art and historical buildings. For more go to:
To find out more about the Royal Collection visit:

Dimity Mapstone, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 10]
Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2013 Update

Margaret Fullwood, Creswick Museum [page 11]
Water, Water, Everywhere

Roisin O’Dwyer, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 13]
Interpretation and Label Writing Workshop

View seminar resources online:
PDF label writing guide:
QR Code generator:
Free software for 3D mock-ups of exhibitions:
Make a walking tour using My Maps:
and a tutorial on how to do it at:

Dimity Mapstone , Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 13]
Apps & Online
MetPublications launched
MyEnvironment App
Crowd Sourcing Resource Guide for Museums
Google launches Online Exhibitions!home
Europeana’s Open Cultural Data

Museum News [page 14]
Winter Masterpiece Exhibitions 2013

Small fire at Flagstaff Hill Museum

Creswick Museum

Melbourne Cricket Club opens archives

Afghanistan coming to Museum Victoria

Melbourne Now

Laura Miles, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 16]
Branch News

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