Museums Australia (Victoria) offers an annual program of events, workshops, seminars and forums. 

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Victorian Collections Advanced Workshop – Ballarat (Guest Speakers: Elizabeth Marsden of Gold Museum & Dimity Mapstone of Culture Victoria) [Past Event]

Tue 10 Oct, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Intermediate and advanced users of Victorian Collections are invited to join staff and special guest speakers to learn about new features of the cataloguing system and participate in a targeted Q&A session.

Hear from museum professionals on topics including object handling and storage techniques and learn the basics of creating a digital story for an exhibition or online content.

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


Gold Museum
Bradshaw Street
Ballarat VIC 3350
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Disaster Preparedness Training for Community Museums [Past Event]

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.


Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place
37/53 Dalmahoy St
Bairnsdale 3875
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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne [Past Event]

Thu 19 Oct, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This 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.


Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
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Preparation Techniques for Works on Paper [Past Event]

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

This masterclass will present museum standards for the preparation of art works on paper. Cassie May and the team from Neospace will explore handling techniques, hinges and mounts, glazing, and materials. The masterclass will also cover the preparation of digital photography and the dry mounting process. 


7 Campbell St,
Collingwood 3066
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