Upcoming Events

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Horsham

Thursday 27th October 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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Caring for your Collection: Basics

Friday 28th October 2016
9:00 am- 12:30 pm

Learn the basics of caring for your collection. In this short session, you will gain an understanding of what can cause damage, how to spot the problems, and take away some practical tips for improving the care of your own collections.

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Exhibitions: Basics

Friday 28th October 2016
1:30 pm- 5:00 pm

You have a great story to tell your visitors. This short session will guide you through the when and how to develop an exhibition. Additional interpretation methods will also be discussed.  This introduction will focus on basic techniques and methods you can start to use immediately.

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Green Museum Project Workshop: Light and Energy

Tuesday 8th November 2016
10:00 am- 4:30 pm

Join the Green Museum Project Manager for this practical workshop on how to reduce your energy bills, reduce your organisation’s carbon footprint and take steps to making your museum or gallery more environmentally sustainable.

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Green Museum Project Sustainability Seminar

Wednesday 16th November 2016
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Museums Australia (Victoria), as a part of the Green Museum Project, warmly invite you to a special seminar on environmental sustainability and its relationship to Victorian cultural heritage collections and organisations.

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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

National Standards Version 1.5

Posted 26th September, 2016

The National Standards Taskforce has just released version 1.5 of the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries – with updated resources and links.

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Applications Now Open: Roving Curator Program 2017

Posted 16th August, 2016

Are you looking for professional assistance with an exhibition idea or project? Would you like to develop your team’s exhibition skills? The Roving Curator Program could be the answer!

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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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