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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SMALL MUSEUMS CATALOGUING MANUAL 5 EDITION

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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CHARLTON GOLDEN GRAINS MUSEUM GAINS MUSEUM ACCREDITATION

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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2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum Speakers Announced

Mon 10 May, 2021

The Forum will bring AMaGA members and the wider sector together to discuss the theme of ‘Digital Literacy - Audience Engagement and the Visitor Experience'. The Forum will feature national and international guest speakers, lightning presentations and a panel discussion concluding with an interactive Q+A.

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Introducing Dr Ashley Robertson

Tue 27 Apr, 2021

On behalf of the Victorian Branch Committee, we are pleased to announce that Dr Ashely Robertson has taken up the role of AMaGA Victoria Executive Director.

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TATURA IRRIGATION AND WARTIME CAMPS MUSEUM GAINS MUSEUM ACCREDITATION

Tue 30 Mar, 2021

The Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum has gained Accreditation by the Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria (AMaGA Victoria).

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