Joining Museums Australia is a great way to get involved in the sector and to support the diverse community of Victorian museums, galleries, and collecting organisations. And of course, members have access to a multitude of benefits.

Information & Professional Development

Opportunities

  • Convey the needs of your sector to government agencies and policy makers.
  • Exchange information and ideas about your specific museum interests through National Networks (formerly, "Special Interest Groups").
  • Take part in exclusive cultural and behind-the-scenes tours.
  • Network at branch events.

Savings

A full list of membership benefits is available on our National Office website.

Types of Membership

Individual membership is open to independent practitioners and anyone with an interest in, or an association with, museums, art museums, public galleries, keeping places, contemporary art spaces, craft councils, artist-run initiatives, botanical gardens, zoos, historic houses, interpretation centres or any other collecting institution. Individual membership starts at $80.

Organisational membership is open to museums, galleries, institutions that teach courses relevant to museum practice, and institutions that hold collections of cultural material and support the aims and code of ethics of Museums Australia. Organisational membership is priced according to your organisation's annual operational budget and staff receive up to 50% discounts on Victorian events. Organisational membership starts at $143.

Becoming a Member

To join, please go to our National Office website.

Please contact Sarah Craven, Office Coordinator, if you have any enquiries regarding membership of Museums Australia.