Upcoming Events

Victorian Collections Exhibitions Workshop

Friday 6th May 2016
10:00 am- 2:00 pm

In this workshop, Emily Kocaj, Project Manager in the Exhibitions Department at Museum Victoria, will explain how exhibition development methodologies can be used to create exhibitions and displays that are audience focussed and engaging.

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Local Government Collections Custodians Networking

Friday 3rd June 2016
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

An information-sharing event for local government arts and culture staff who manage cultural collections. Find out about recent research on council collections, case studies from other councils, and funding and resources available for cultural collections.

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Loans and Deaccessioning

Tuesday 14th June 2016
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Facilited by Ian McDonald, Special Counsel at Simpsons Solicitors, and one of Australia’s leading copyright lawyers, this masterclass will cover current best practice for inward and outward loans, and documentation. The session will also cover deaccessioning issues.

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Museum Practice: Preventative Conservation and Museum Governance

Tuesday 28th June 2016
10:30 am- 3:30 pm

A full day workshop on preventative conservation and museum governance. 

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Tuesday 5th July 2016
10:00 am- 2:00 pm

This hands-on workshop assists volunteers and staff from small and medium collecting organisations to catalogue online using Victorian Collections.

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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

The 2015 MA (Vic) Annual Report Is Here!

Posted 27th April, 2016

The 2015 MA (Vic) Annual Report is now available to download. Find out about what our various programs have achieved last year, our expenses and sources of income, who our partners and supporters are, and much more.

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Now Calling for Nominations: Victorian Museum Awards 2016

Posted 21st March, 2016

We're very excited to announce that nominations for the 2016 Victorian Museum Awards are now open.

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Just Released: MA (Vic) Annual Program 2016

Posted 8th February, 2016

Our Annual Program for 2016 is here, packed with professional development and networking opportunities for the Victorian museum and gallery community.

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