Thu 7 Feb, 2019
'Collecting Fire: A new kind of practice' curated by Lauren McAlary explores the indelible mark on the histories of Victoria’s community collecting organisations left by the fires of February 2009.
The Exhibitions Advisory Sub-committee are pleased to announce the successful applicants for the 2019 round of the Roving Curator Program.
The November-January issue of INSITE on the theme ‘Contemporary Collecting’ is on its way to member’s mailboxes. Expect to read about the co-production of artworks, artists interviews for conservation information, selecting and preserving digital material, building a collection through acquisitive prizes, and collecting from protests and marches. The issue includes a look at this year’s Victorian Museum Awards and has an outline of the objectives of the Veteran’s Heritage Project 2018-2021, and the Museum News Apps & Online and Branch News sections will bring you up-to-date with sector info.
SPP Humanities and Culture Network and Visual Arts Network in conjunction with Envi (Museums Australia Education Network Victoria) present: Creating Effective Education Resources. This program will look at best practice as defined by experts and practitioners alike.
Presented by Ian McDonald, Special Counsel, Simpsons Solicitors, this masterclass will include a 'copyright refresher', a review of the provisions in the Copyright Act and an in-depth exploration of digital copyright and licensing issues.
This workshop will be presented by Conservator Erina McCann of Tiaki Objects Conservation and will guide participants through the basic principles of caring for museum collections with an emphasis on works on paper including archives, books and documents.
INSITE magazine is about the people and stories that together make up our diverse Victorian museum and gallery community. With interviews, articles, and industry news, it is essential reading for all staff and volunteers in the sector.
This issue is on the theme ‘Contemporary Collecting’ and features articles that explore topics including the co-production of artworks, the use of artists interviews for conservation information, selecting and preserving digital material, building a collection through acquisitive prizes, and collecting from protests and marches.
Other items in this issue are a recap of this year’s Victorian Museum Awards and an outline of the objectives of the Veteran’s Heritage Project 2018-2021. There are our regular columns of Museum News, Apps & Online and Branch News that will bring you up-to-date with sector info.
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