Victorian Collections Day

Tue 14 Nov, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A full day of information and workshops aimed at the community collecting sector to help you achieve the best care for your collection.

Hear from museum and gallery industry experts on topics including collection management, conservation and exhibition skills. Talks will cover ways to approach these topics with small budgets in mostly volunteer organisations, ideal for the small-medium groups who use VC to catalogue their collections.

Confirmed Speakers:

Catherine Forge (Curator, Museums Victoria): Keynote address - The Invisible Farmer Project and the Women of the Land exhibition

Lorenzo Iozzi (Senior Collection Manager, Images, Museums Victoria): Caring for photographic collections

Rachael Cottle (Postgraduate student, Deakin University): Curating a VC Story

Kitty Owens (Exhibition Services Manager, Museums Australia (Victoria)): Funding and quick tips for grant writing


Topics to be confirmed:

Developing volunteer projects

Attracting visitors through Open House programs

Developing displays

Understanding significance


Morning and afternoon tea provided. B.Y.O Lunch. 

Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000


Members $20.00
Non-members $30.00
Students $20.00


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