New Story on Victorian Collections

Tue 09 Jul, 2019

'Talking Shop: Ballarat in Business and City Life at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute' curated by Amy Tsilemanis at the BMI explores a world of Peters ice cream cones, milk bars, vintage advertising, historic photographs and ephemera.

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2019 Victorian Museum Awards Winners Announced

Wed 26 Jun, 2019

The 2019 Victorian Museum Awards Ceremony was held last night at NGV International. Find out who took out these prestigious Awards this year.

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SMALL MUSEUMS CATALOGUING MANUAL UPDATE PROJECT

Thu 20 Jun, 2019

In 2018 AMaGA Victoria received funding from the Public Records Office of Victoria’s Local History Grant Program to produce the 5th edition of the much-loved Small Museums Cataloguing Manual.

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MARY MACKILLOP MUSEUM GAINS MUSEUM ACCREDITATION

Tue 18 Jun, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Mary MacKillop Museum has gained Accreditation by Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria (AMaGA Victoria).

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Hot of the Press: INSITE Magazine 'Voice' Issue

Wed 29 May, 2019

The May-July 2019 issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Voice’ is arriving in members’ and subscribers’ mailboxes. Expect to read about imagining voice visually, the limitations of white feminism in the arts, the representation of women’s stories in collections and exhibitions, Melbourne’s multicultural museums sector, The Clear Expectations Guidelines, and reaching new audiences through partnership. The issue includes information about storage management, the upcoming Victorian Museum Awards, the Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum, and the Museum News and Branch News sections that will bring you up-to-date with sector information.

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Just Published: 2018 Annual Report

Wed 08 May, 2019

The 2018 AMaGA Victoria Annual Report is now available online. Download your copy and get the full details about what our various programs have achieved last year.

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THE JOHNSTON COLLECTION GAINS MUSEUM ACCREDITATION

Tue 07 May, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Johnston Collection has gained Accreditation by Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria (AMaGA Victoria).

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Call for Nominations: Victorian Museum Awards 2019

Mon 08 Apr, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Victorian Museum Awards are now open. Entries are invited from both individuals and organisations.

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Introducing Sarah Morris

Wed 06 Mar, 2019

On behalf of the Victorian Branch Committee, we are pleased to announce that Sarah Morris has joined AMaGA Victoria this week in the role of Interim Executive Director.

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Hot off the Press: INSITE Magazine 'Hazards in Collections' issue

Tue 26 Feb, 2019

The February-April 2019 issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Hazards in Collections’ is on its way to member’s mailboxes. Expect to read about radioactive materials in collections, fire hazards, issues with plastics in textiles and their effect on adjacent materials in storage, disaster bins and responding to emergencies, and hazardous visitor behaviours. The issue includes information about the associations new name, the Museum Accreditation Program’s development of a Key Documents Scheme, the 2019 Roving Curator recipients. The issue’s Museum News and Branch News sections will bring you up-to-date with sector information.

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