Tue 26 Feb, 2019The 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.
Thu 22 Nov, 2018The Exhibitions Advisory Sub-committee are pleased to announce the successful applicants for the 2019 round of the Roving Curator Program.
Wed 14 Nov, 2018The November-January issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Contemporary Collecting’ is on its way to member’s mailboxes. Expect to read about the co-production of artworks, artists interviews for conservation information, selecting and preserving digital material, building a collection through acquisitive prizes, and collecting from protests and marches. The issue includes a look at this year’s Victorian Museum Awards and has an outline of the objectives of the Veteran’s Heritage Project 2018-2021, and the Museum News Apps & Online and Branch News sections will bring you up-to-date with sector info.
Thu 01 Nov, 2018We are delighted to announce that the B24 Liberator Memorial Australia has gained Accreditation by Museums Australia (Victoria).
Wed 15 Aug, 2018The August-October issue of INSITE on the theme 'Ethics' has arrived in member’s mailboxes. Expect to read about the ethics of repatriation, human remains from war, art and institutional risk, telling LGBTQ stories, and ethical processes for taking oral histories.