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

New Blog Post on Culture Victoria

May 15th, 2017

‘Portable Justice: the old Bacchus Marsh police lock-up’, by Mark Brandi, looks at the use of police lock-ups in regional Victoria. Read More

Just Published: 2016 Annual Report

May 9th, 2017

The 2016 MA (Vic) Annual Report is now available online. Download your copy and get the full details about what our various programs have achieved last year. Read More

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

Upcoming Events


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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Exhibition Viewing: Van Gogh and the Seasons

16/06/2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The NGV presents Van Gogh and the Seasons as part of the 2017 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. Share a drink and canapés with colleagues, hear a special introductory lecture, and stay on for the special Friday night entertainment.

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The Victorian Collections Website

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop – Bendigo

19/06/2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A hands-on workshop that covers the fundamentals of collection management and cataloguing, using the Victorian Collections system.

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Victorian Museum Awards

26/07/2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate with friends and colleagues the amazing achievements of the Victorian museum and gallery sector. Generously supported by ACMI. Includes drinks and canapés. 

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