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Just Published: 2017 Annual Report

Wed 16 May, 2018

The 2017 MA (Vic) Annual Report is now available online. Download your copy and get the full details about what our various programs have achieved last year.

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Warrnambool Art Gallery


Tue 1 May, 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Warrnambool Art Gallery has gained Accreditation by Museums Australia (Victoria).

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Thu 26 Apr, 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Friends of Westgarthtown: Ziebell’s Farmhouse has gained Accreditation by Museums Australia (Victoria).

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Twitter: Enhancing some Wikipedia pages at the Victorian Museums Wikiproject Edit-a-thon at ACMI-x. Thanks @mikejonesmelb an… @_mavic

Upcoming events

Museums Australia (Victoria) Seminar Creating an Online Exhibition Creative Victoria

Creating an Online Exhibition

Thu 24 May, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to tell stories from your collection online. Held in partnership with Creative Victoria.

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MGA National Conference 2018

Mon 04 Jun, - Thu 07 Jun,

Join us for the 22nd annual Museums Galleries Australia National Conference to debate, discuss, share and network with creative professionals. 



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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Fri 22 Jun, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A hands-on workshop that covers the fundamentals of collection management and cataloguing, using the Victorian Collections system.

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Piet Mondrian Dutch 1872–1944 Composition in red, blue, and yellow 1937–42 oil on canvas 60.3 x 55.4 cm The Museum of Modern Art, New York The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, 1967 Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018

Exhibition Viewing - MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

Fri 20 Jul, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The NGV presents MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art as part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. Share a drink and canapés with colleagues, hear a special introductory lecture, and stay on for the special Friday night entertainment.

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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.

INSITE issue

february - april 2018 / unusual jobs

This issue is on the theme ‘Unusual Jobs’ and features articles about a variety of roles that reflect the diversity of jobs that are required in museums and galleries. Expect to read about buying at auction, farming demonstrations, teaching zoology, interpretation with costume, and specialist conservation.

Other articles in this issue are an update from the 2017 prize winners of Victorian Museum Awards (2018 nominations open 16 April), a summary of the 2018 recipients of the Roving Curator program and summary of our Digital Communications Survey. 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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