Upcoming Events

Victorian Collections Day

Tuesday 9th August 2016
9:00 am- 4:00 pm

A full day of information and workshops for Victorian Collections users, aimed at helping the community collecting sector achieve the best care for their collections.

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Roving Curator Program Info Session

Thursday 18th August 2016
12:30 pm- 1:30 pm

Find out how the Roving Curator Program could assist you in 2017, with tips on putting together a strong application and avoiding common mistakes. Free session but bookings essential.

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The Art of Curation

Tuesday 30th August 2016
10:30 am- 1:00 pm

A panel of curators will share their experiences and views on the importance of curating, the principles that inform curatorial inspiration, and the outcomes that a curator aims to achieve.

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The Museum Preparator

Thursday 8th September 2016
10:00 am- 12:00 pm

This tour will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the Melbourne Museum studios and workshop areas managed by museum preparators. 

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Victorian Collections Conservation Workshop

Tuesday 27th September 2016
10:00 am- 2:00 pm

Meet conservator Samantha Hamilton, who will discuss preventive conservation and care for photographs and documents.

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Museums Australia is a membership organisation providing national and state services for people with specific museum and gallery interests.

Who Are We?

We are the Victorian branch of Museums Australia – the national association for the museum and gallery sector.

What Do We Do?

Our professional services for the Victorian museum and gallery communities include:

We represent and provide programs for over 500 members across the state.

Latest News

Winners Announced: Victorian Museum Awards 2016

Posted 14th July, 2016

The 2016 Victorian Museum Awards Ceremony was held last night at State Library Victoria. Find out who took out these prestigious Awards this year.

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Celebrating 100 Museums in the Museum Accreditation Program

Posted 14th July, 2016

We are delighted to announce that the Museum Accreditation Program (MAP) has now enrolled its 100th museum. To celebrate reaching this milestone, a special film and new online map were launched at the Victorian Museum Awards last night.

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Just Released: Local Government and Cultural Collections Report

Posted 1st June, 2016

We're delighted to announce the release of our 'Local Government and Cultural Collections in Victoria' report. The culmination of a two-year research project, the report illuminates the important contributions to Victorian cultural life made by council collection activities, and identifies opportunities for enhancing this work.

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