Regional Digitisation Project: Expressions of Interest now open for 2022!

Mon 22 Nov, 2021

The Regional Digitisation Project is a digitisation initiative delivered by AMaGA Victoria and made possible by the support of Creative Victoria. The Project is designed to provide regional organisations with facilitated on-site training and digitisation assistance.

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AMaGA Victoria delivers workshops in Timor-Leste

Tue 09 Nov, 2021

AMaGA Victoria has gone international! The Victorian Government has partnered with Timor-Leste’s Government since 2002, providing training and support in skill development for public service museum staff. Beginning in October 2021, AMaGA Victoria staff have been busy conducting several online professional development workshops for cultural organisations in East Timor.

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Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) Grants Program: Applications open

Mon 08 Nov, 2021

Applications are now open for the Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) Grants Program. CHART supports domestic tourism into regional areas of Australia. The program promotes participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture through developing and supporting cultural expression and sharing stories of community and historical significance.

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2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards Winners Announced

Mon 27 Sep, 2021

The 2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards presentation was held last night. Find out who took out these prestigious Awards this year.

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Congratulations to the 2021 Shortlist!

Mon 20 Sep, 2021

AMaGA Victoria Museums and Galleries Awards 2021 shortlist has been revealed. The awards winners will be announced at an online event on 5 October 2021.

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Tue 07 Sep, 2021

AMaGA Victoria is pleased to present the 5th edition of the Small Museums Cataloguing Manual. This key sector resource introduces users to the cataloguing process, from planning and procedures to digitisation and the management of born digital collections.

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Tue 17 Aug, 2021

The Charlton Golden Grains Museum has gained Accreditation by the Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria (AMaGA Victoria).

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Call for nominations: Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards 2021

Mon 16 Aug, 2021

Nominations for the 2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards are now open. Entries are invited from both individuals and organisations.

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Dairy Handover WW1 Diary - Priscilla Wardle - Trainee Ballarat District Hospital, 1905 to 1908 and WW1 Nurse

Mon 17 May, 2021

Lynda Bernard (Victorian Collections) attended the Diary handover of WW1 Diary of Priscilla Wardle, Trainee Ballarat District Hospital, 1905 to 1908 and WW1 Nurse. The pages held with Melbourne Legacy were catalogued into Victorian Collections where they were discovered by a researcher who had transcribed the rest of the diary and catalogued objects relating to the nurse also held in Victorian Collections.

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Update to the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries and call for Expressions of Interest

Wed 12 May, 2021

We are excited to announce that through their role with the National Standards Taskforce, our Museum Accreditation Program (MAP) staff will be contributing to a major update of the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries. Museums & Galleries Queensland (on behalf of the National Standards Taskforce) has received funding from The Ian Potter Foundation to support this review and update of The Standards.

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