Phillip Maisel AOM of the Jewish Holocaust Centre receives the MA (Vic) Individual Award for Excellence (Volunteer)

Victorian Museum Awards

Wed 26 Jul, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Victorian Museum Awards recognise outstanding achievements and service in the museum, gallery, and collecting sector, and the Awards Ceremony is always a great opportunity to meet and catch up with the people whose passion and work build a strong Victorian museum and gallery sector.

One of our special guests for the evening will be Martin Foley MP, Minister for Creative Industries, and our MC will be the very talented and quirky stand-up comedian, screenwriter, and self-confessed geek Lawrence Leung.

Generously supported by ACMI. Includes drinks and canapés.

Image: Phillip Maisel AOM of the Jewish Holocaust Centre receives the MA (Vic) Individual Award for Excellence (Volunteer). Photo by Simon Fox, Deakin University.

Venue

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square
Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members $65.00
Non-members $85.00

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop

Wed 09 Aug, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management.  Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Morning tea and lunch are provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00
Roving Curator Kitty Owens working with Uta Wiltshire, Secretary/Treasurer of Wodonga Historical Society, on the exhibition 'Discovered: The Louis Hauesler Photographs and Family Collection'.

Information Session: Roving Curator Program

Thu 17 Aug, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Find out how the Roving Curator Program could assist your organisation in 2018, and get tips on common mistakes in Roving Curator Program applications, and how to write a strong application. Free event, bookings essential.

Image: Roving Curator Kitty Owens working with Uta Wiltshire of Wodonga Historical Society on the exhibition 'Discovered: The Louis Hauesler Photographs and Family Collection'.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members Free
Non-members Free

Understanding Significance

Tue 22 Aug, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop will explain the significance assessment process that will equip you to make sound judgements and good decisions about conserving, interpreting, and managing objects and collections, now and into the future. Supported by The National Sports Museum.

Venue

Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members $50.00
Non-members $70.00
The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne.

Digital Storytelling

Fri 25 Aug, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Make a digital story for an exhibition or online content. Using digital photographs from your museum collection and a story script that you have prepared, make a digital story you can take back to your organisation, and put on display or upload to your website. Participants will learn to use Sony Movie Studio software to create a photo story with recorded narration and music. Presented in Collaboration with the Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne.

Image: The Channel, courtesy of Arts Centre Melbourne.

Venue

Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000
Digital Storytelling is fully booked, for more information please email us at mavic@mavic.asn.au or call 03 8341 7344

Telling Koorie Stories

Thu 07 Sep, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Speakers will discuss their experiences of working with Koorie guest curators, the principles for interpreting Koorie objects and caring for Koorie items. This session is aimed at Historical Societies and smaller museums. Presented in partnership with The Koorie Heritage Trust and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

Image: Koorie Heritage Trust. Courtesy of the Koorie Heritage Trust.

Venue

Koorie Heritage Trust
295 King Street
Cnr Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members $30.00
Non-members $30.00
Students $30.00

Legal Requirements for Collections

Tue 19 Sep, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to manage types of collections which have specific legal requirements, such as firearms and prohibited weapons, shipwreck relics, pharmaceuticals and aboriginal artefacts.

Venue

Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
630 St Kilda Road
Melbourne 3004
Members $60.00
Students $60.00
Non-members $80.00
The Victorian Collections Website

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop – Melbourne

Tue 26 Sep, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management.  Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Morning tea and lunch are provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-Members $20.00
The Victorian Collections Website

Victorian Collections Advanced Workshop – Special Guest Speaker (TBA)

Wed 11 Oct, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join Victorian Collections staff and a special guest speaker to learn about advanced principles of collections management and cataloguing

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Morning tea and lunch are provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

Venue

Sovereign Hill
Bradshaw St
Ballarat VIC 3350
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00

Disaster Preparedness Training for Community Museums

Tue 17 Oct, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

In this full day workshop aimed at volunteers and community museums, learn about common collection disasters, why we have disaster preparedness plans, what's in a disaster preparedness plan, and what to do in the event of a disaster in your museum. The workshop will consist of a morning lecture covering the above-mentioned topics, followed by an afternoon practical session on disaster recovery.

Workshop content will be delivered by Noni Zachri, Paper and Photographs Conservator at the University of Melbourne Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation. Generously supported by the National Library of Australia's Community Heritage Grants program.

Venue

Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place
37/53 Dalmahoy St
Bairnsdale 3875
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00

Preparation Techniques for Works on Paper

Fri 20 Oct, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will present museum standards for the preparation of art works on paper. Techniques that will be explained include mounting, hinging, and the dry mounting process for digital photography.

Venue

Neospace
7 Campbell St,
Collingwood 3066
Members $80.00
Non-members $120.00

The Great Museum Debate

Thu 02 Nov, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join colleagues for an entertaining hour of rigorous debate between a panel of professionals weighing up a topical museum issue.

Venue

To be Confirmed

Members $38.00
Non-members $38.00
The Victorian Collections Website

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop – Melbourne

Tue 21 Nov, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the principles of digitisation and collection management.  Participants will learn how to catalogue collection items using the free, online and custom-built Victorian Collections cataloguing system.  

Victorian Collections workshops offer a relaxed and open environment and cater for participants with any degree of museum and computer literacy, as well as ongoing cataloguing support for community museums, and small and medium collections.

Morning tea and lunch are provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $10.00
Non-members $20.00

End of Year Celebration

Tue 05 Dec, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the end of the year with friends and colleagues and enjoy the annual Christmas at the Johnston Collection exhibition. Includes drinks and canapés.

Image: Tales of Christmas Treasures | Christmas at The Johnston Collection 2013. Courtesy of The Johnston Collection.

Venue

The Johnston Collection
Meet at Hilton on the Park
East Melbourne VIC 0
Members $60.00
Non-members $60.00