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

Viewing events in the month of May. View all or browse the calendar by date.

General Meeting [Past Event]

Tue 02 May, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The General Meeting offers a chance to network with colleagues and catch up on developments at MA(Vic). Hear a guest speaker from Museums Victoria and visit the new Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery. Free event, bookings essential.


Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
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Local Government – Public Art [Past Event]

Thu 11 May, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A seminar for managers of public art programs, looking into current trends and issues, and offering practical tips for commissioning public art projects and for developing public art collections. Speakers include:

  • Simon Doyle, Arts Development Officer, City of Casey.
  • Nicole Vance, Visual and Public Arts Officer, City of Maribyrnong.
  • Karra Rees, Public Arts Officer, City of Yarra.

Supported by City of Yarra.

Image: The Public Marker. Created by artists Brook Andrew and Trent Walter for the City of Melbourne. Photo by Dianna Snape.


Studio One Community Hub
Womin Je Ka Room
15 Barnet Way
Richmond 3121
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Disaster Preparedness for Community Museums [Past Event]

Tue 23 May, 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.


Daylesford Historical Society
100 Vincent St
Daylesford 3460
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