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Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum 2022: Full Program Announced

Thu 5 May, 2022

We're thrilled to announce our full program for the 2022 edition of the Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum! In partnership with Deakin University and City of Melbourne, the 2022 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum will be held at Deakin Downtown on 17 and 18 May, 9:30am to 4:30pm.

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Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum 2022: Speakers Announced

Wed 27 Apr, 2022

The Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum is a two-day event dedicated to discussing trending topics in the museum and gallery sector. This years' theme is on 'FUTURE FOCUS: Collections, People, Governance and Policy.' In partnership with Deakin University and City of Melbourne, the 2022 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum will be held at Deakin Downtown on 17-18 May, 9:30am to 4:30pm (with optional post-event networking opportunities to be announced).

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Nominations are now open for the AMaGA Victoria Committee 2022 - 2024

Tue 5 Apr, 2022

Nominations are being called for election to the Committee of Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria for the 2022 – 2024 term. Nominations can be made for the Executive Committee (four positions) or for an Ordinary Member (minimum of three, with up-to six positions).

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Twitter: Upgrading our wonderful regional galleries and museums. Check out the recipients of the Regional Collections Access… @AMaGA_Victoria

Upcoming events

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Victorian Collections Day

Tue 28 Jun, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Held at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria, VC Day 2022 is a full day of information and discussions, aimed at assisting the community collecting sector to achieve the best care for their collections.

Morning and afternoon tea are included in the ticket price. If you have any dietary or access requirements, please note these when making your booking. 

For any questions about VC Day, contact the Victorian Collections team by submitting a ticket to our Helpdesk.

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Why it’s important to create a meaningful Acknowledgement of Country (and how you might do so!)

Thu 14 Jul, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Many of us have delivered an Acknowledgement of Country – we have all no doubt heard one, and maybe you can recite one off by heart. But do you ever stop to think about WHY you are doing it? Or how you can make it more unique and meaningful? In this session Cara Kirkwood, Head of First Nations Strategy, National Gallery of Australia, Jamie Thomas from Wayapa Wuurrk and Rhys Paddick from Ac...

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Museum (MAP) and Community Museum Accreditation (CMAP) Programs Launch

Wed 20 Jul, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to launch and celebrate the newly redeveloped Museum Accreditation Program and Community Museum Accreditation Program. This event will suit organisations already in MAP and CMAP as well serving as a preview for those interested in joining the programs in the future. 

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Collection management for living collections

Tue 09 Aug, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
When you think of collections what do you think of? Varieties of cacti? Eucalyptus trees? Seeds? Probably not...but for our colleagues at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, this (and so much more) is what their day-to-day life is made up of. ... Despite the differences you may perceive, we think you'll be surprised to hear that there are also many similarities. Join us to hear about the j...

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AMaGA Victoria respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work, the Woi Wurrung people and honour their Ancestors, Elders and next generations of community. AMaGA Victoria acknowledges and pays respect to the Elders of all the Nations of Victoria, past, present and emerging.