Upcoming Events

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. Learn how to minimize the rate of deterioration and prevent damage to collections, and gain practical tips on succession planning and how to get funding.

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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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Victorian Museum Awards

Thursday 14th July 2016
6:00 pm- 8:30 pm

Victorian Museum Awards Celebrate with friends and colleagues the wonderful achievements of the Victorian museum and gallery sector. 

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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

Green Museum Project Training: Call for Expressions of Interest

Posted 25th May, 2016

Commencing July 2016, our Green Museum Project Manager will be offering practical training on preventive conservation and environmental sustainability practices. We are now calling for expressions of interest from organisations interested in taking part in the Green Museum Project training program.

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Registration Now Open: Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2016

Posted 18th May, 2016

Registration is now open for the Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2016. Under the central theme of Future-proofing, the Conference will consider the challenges facing museums and galleries, and focus on innovative ways to achieve financial, social, and environmental sustainability.

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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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