Annual Program 2020 is here!

Mon 17 Feb, 2020

Our Annual Program for 2020 is here, packed with professional development and networking opportunities for the Victorian museum and gallery community.

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The Final Issue of INSITE Magazine

Tue 03 Dec, 2019

This edition of INSITE is the last in a 37 year program of delivering news and articles about the sector in Victoria. The publication started out in 1981 as 'Museum News' and was renamed INSITE in 1996. The final edition of INSITE is on the theme Decolonising Collections.

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Program Released for the 2019 Victorian Museums & Galleries Forum

Mon 30 Sep, 2019

We're pleased to unveil the full program for the 2019 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum to be held on Tuesday 15 October at Deakin Downtown in Collins Street, Melbourne. The Forum will consist of ten speakers across plenary keynote presentations, an introduction to implementing the Indigenous Roadmap and five panellists presenting lightning talks across a range of topics.

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Hot Off the Press: INSITE magazine ‘Time Based Media’ issue

Tue 27 Aug, 2019

The August-October 2019 issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Time Based Media’ is arriving in members’ and subscribers’ mailboxes. Expect to read about the preservation challenges presented by time-based media artworks and the technologies they use, how conservators are developing systems for managing these works in their collections and what’s involved with capturing social movements that unfold online.

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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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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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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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