Upcoming Events

Digital Oral/Public History as Museum Opportunity: From Shared Authority to Social Curation

Friday 7th November 2014
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

In this lecture, US historian Professor Michael Frisch will explore the implications of new digital approaches to oral/public history in the museum.

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Rough Guide to Social Media

Thursday 13th November 2014
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Learn about how museums are using social media to bring their collections to the world and the world to their collections. Hear advice from social media experts on how to navigate the sometimes daunting but rewarding social media landscape.

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MAP Collection Policy Masterclass

Friday 14th November 2014
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Covering recent changes to the MAP Collection Policy Template, this masterclass will also explore museum legislative requirements with regards to Aboriginal, maritime, firearm and prohibited weapon collections as well as wind-up clauses, significance and correct collection procedures with regards to acquisition, deaccessions and loans.

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Bairnsdale

Thursday 27th November 2014
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Victorian Collections is a free, online cataloguing system especially created for small museums in Victoria. This workshop offers a full day of training, beginning with basic collection management.

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ENVi Event: Travellers’ Tales 2014

Thursday 27th November 2014
5:30 pm- 8:00 pm

Come and enjoy an end-of-year drink and chat with other members of ENVi before the Christmas rush really takes off. Be inspired by museum colleagues who have had the opportunity to travel and study museums across the globe.

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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

Applications Now Open: Roving Curator – Exhibitions 2015

Posted 14th October, 2014

Are you looking to create exhibitions which are engaging and dynamic? Do you need help developing new ideas and building skills in your museum or gallery? The Roving Curator – Exhibitions Program could be your answer!

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Victorian Collections and Trove Partnership

Posted 30th September, 2014

In very exciting news, Victorian Collections is implementing a partnership with Trove. Run by the National Library of Australia, Trove is a data and resource aggregator that helps you find and use resources relating to Australia. Victorian Collections users now have the opportunity to share their records with Trove.

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2014 Victorian Museum Awards Winners Announced

Posted 12th August, 2014

The 2014 Victorian Museum Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday 7 August outside Bunjilaka at the Melbourne Museum. Find out who took out these highly competitive Awards this year!

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