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.
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
Morning and afternoon tea provided. B.Y.O Lunch.
Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000
Additonal Comments (Dietary requirements, etc)