INSITE / May - June 2013 / Fear of Technology

Cover Image: Artist Eric Siu wearing Touchy. Photo by Keith Tsuji.
https://www.facebook.com/touchycamera & www.touchtouchy.com
Eric Siu at ISEA conference: http://www.isea2013.org/event-category/performances/

Kate Phillips, Museum Victoria [page 2]
Thinking Ahead
To listen to ABC interviews about Think Ahead, visit:
http://tinyurl.com/n3h9nmv
http://tinyurl.com/k744rgz
Follow developments across Museum Victoria on their Blog:
http://museumvictoria.com.au/about/mv-blog

Craig Baird, SurfWorld Museum Torquay [page 3]
The World in a Box
pdf.jpg Download Full Article
Visit the museum online at:
http://www.surfworld.org.au/
https://www.facebook.com/SWMTorquay
http://www.youtube.com/user/surfworldtv?feature=results_main
http://victoriancollections.net.au/organisations/surfworld-museum-torquay

Belinda Ensor, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 4]
Access Collections Online
For Online Tools for Museums go to:
http://www.mavic.asn.au/assets/Information_Sheet_Online_Tools_for_Museums.pdf
http://victoriancollections.net.au
http://instagram.com/museumvictoria
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gervo1865/collections/72157623288412831/

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mt-Dandenong-District-Historical-Society-Inc/305213398167
https://twitter.com/search?q=%23collectionfishing
http://thetorch.org.au/projectscurrent.html
http://www.pozible.com

Clare Gervasoni, University of Ballarat [page 5]
One Million Views! The Industrial Heritage Wiki, Ballarat
pdf.jpg Download Full Article
http://bih.ballarat.edu.au

Jody Bowman, Australian Communication Exchange [page 6]
Smart Technology and Audio Guides: creating access for all visitors
For information about OpenMi Tours visit:
www.openmi.com.au/tours
View the Auslan tour for the exhibition here:
http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/napoleon

Dimity Mapstone, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 7]
Embracing Technology: MA (Vic) Digital Projects
Online practical training videos:
http://www.mavic.asn.au/resources/practical-training

Seminar Presentations online:
http://www.mavic.asn.au/resources/presentations
INSITE online:
http://www.mavic.asn.au/insite/editions
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/_mavic
https://twitter.com/VicCollections
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/MuseumsAustraliaVictoria

Roisin O’Dwyer, Museums Australia (Victoria) [pages 8-9]
Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2013
Register to receive updates about the 2014 conference at:
http://www.mavic.asn.au/stateconference/conference-alerts
For a selection of conference presentations online:
http://www.mavic.asn.au/stateconference-2013/presentations


Jennifer Jones, Foster and District Historical Society [page 11]
Cornerstone of the Nation Wilsons Promontory’s Role Durng World War II
www.promcountryhistory.org.au

Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 13]
2013 General Meeting and Shipwrecks Workshops
The General Meeting was held at the Johnston Collection: http://www.johnstoncollection.org/
For your copy of the 2013 Annual Report go to: http://www.mavic.asn.au/about_us/annual_report
Heritage Victoria legislation information at: http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/heritage/maritime/shipwrecks/faq#What_should_I_do_if_I_find
MA (Vic) has developed two free practical online training sessions reflecting best practice technique on caring for shipwreck artefacts. View them at: http://www.mavic.asn.au/resources/caring-for-shipwreck-artefacts

Dimity Mapstone, Museums Australia (Victoria) [Page 13]
Apps & Online
Spencer & Gillen Website
http://spencerandgillen.net/
Curio at the State Library of NSW
http://curio.sl.nsw.gov.au/
BBC Your Paintings Website  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/
MV Field Guide now on Android
http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/mv-field-guide-app/
The Big Internet Museum
http://www.thebiginternetmuseum.com

Museum News  [Page 14]
Bulldogs Museum opens
The Bulldogs Museum opened at Whitten Oval in Footscray on 5 March.
www.westernbulldogs.com.au/club/history/museum
Exhibition Partnership
www.budacastlemaine.org/html/s01_home/home.asp
www.bendigoartgallery.com.au/Post_Office_Gallery
Hatch Opens at Banyule
http://www.facebook.com/banyulearts
AIAH Symposium Podcasts Online
http://www.artinstitute.unimelb.edu.au/past_events/the_power_of_luxury
Connecting to Collections Online Courses
http://www.connectingtocollections.org/courses/about/
e-conservation Online Magazine
http://www.e-conservationline.com/
Charlton Golden Grains Museum Re-Opens
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Charlton-Golden-Grains-Museum-Inc/168807683186345
Storage Extensions at Yackandandah
http://yackandandahmuseum.wordpress.com/
Open House Melbourne
http://openhousemelbourne.org/
https://www.facebook.com/OpenHouseMelbourne
The Ursula Hoff Internship
http://www.art-museum.unimelb.edu.au/collection/ursula-hoff-internship-2013/

Out & About [Page 15]
http://www.mavic.asn.au/about_us/annual_report
http://www.mavic.asn.au/events
http://www.thewag.com.au
http://www.museumsaustralia.org.au/site/home.php

Laura Miles, Museums Australia (Victoria)
Branch News [page 16]
Thank you to our members
www.mavic.asn.au/about_us/annual_report
Nominate now for our 20th annual Victorian Museum Awards
www.mavic.asn.au/awards
State Conference
www.mavic.asn.au/stateconference

Subscribe to INSITE

Victorian members of Museums Australia receive a printed copy of INSITE in the mail four times per year. Alternatively, if you are not a member of Museums Australia or if you live outside Victoria you can subscribe to INSITE.

 

Creative Victoria Logo
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.