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


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

Call for Nominations: Victorian Museum Awards 2017

Mar 27th, 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Museum Awards are now open. Entries are invited from both individuals and organisations. Read More

Hot off the Press: INSITE Feb-Apr 2017

Feb 15th, 2017

The first 2017 issue of INSITE Magazine has just arrived from the printer and will be heading into members' mailboxes next week. Read More

Just Released: Annual Program 2017

Feb 7th, 2017

Our Annual Program for 2017 is here, packed with professional development and networking opportunities for the Victorian museum and gallery community. Read More

Upcoming Events

General Meeting

02/05/2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The General Meeting offers a chance to network with colleagues and catch up on developments at MA(Vic). Hear a guest speaker from Museums Victoria and visit the new Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery.

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Local Government – Public Art

11/05/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A seminar for managers of public art programs, looking into current trends and issues, and offering discussion and practical tips for commissioning public art projects and for planning and developing public art collections.

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Disaster Preparedness for Community Museums

23/05/2017 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join a conservator from the University of Melbourne Grimwade Centre for this practical workshop on disaster preparedness planning and recovery for small museums.

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Masterclass: 101 Legal Things Every Museum Worker Needs to Know

13/06/2017 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Facilitated by Ian McDonald, Special Counsel, Simpsons Solicitors, this masterclass will cover a number of the legal and ethical issues that museums face from time to time.

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Free Tour: Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)

15/06/2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join PROV's Collection Management Coordinator, Jack Martin, to hear about what's available in the PROV collection, and how to go about applying for a loan of a PROV record for your next exhibition. This session will be followed by an onsite tour of the repository.

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