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

Weaving workshops with Bronwyn Razem and Donna Blackall, A Lightness of Spirit is a Measure of Happiness, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2018.

Programming for Museums and Galleries

Fri 21 Sep, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hear from public programmers, educators and curators about innovative ways to create programming schedules. Speakers will discuss how to connect with diverse community groups such as youth, LGBTQI and First Nations. Presented in partnership with Education Network Victoria (ENVi).

  • Angela Bailey, Independent Curator
  • Anabelle Lacroix, Curator, Public Programs and Shannon Lyons, Educator & Program Coordinator, ACCA
  • Isobel Morphy-Walsh, Senior Koorie Programs Officer, Museums Victoria
  • Rachel Morrison, Events and Public Programs, Ian Potter Museum of Art
  • David Perkins, Experience Developer, Museums Victoria
  • Monique Reseigh-Farchione, Senior Curator Programs, ACMI
  • Patrick Watt, Museum Program Director, Yarra Ranges Museum
  • Simon Wright, Assistant Director, Learning & Public Engagement, QAGoMA

Venue

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square
Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Members $40.00
Non-members $60.00

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Wed 26 Sep, 10:00 am - 3:00 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.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne is fully booked, for more information please email us at mavic@mavic.asn.au or call 03 8341 7344
Museums Australia (Victoria) Masterclass Art Handling and Installation 04.10.2018

Masterclass - Art Handling and Installation

Thu 04 Oct, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join Joseph Dawson from Title.Untitled to gain practical insights into preparing two and three dimensional artworks for display, moving artworks safely in a gallery environment, installation techniques, condition reporting and returning artworks to the collection store.

Venue

Neospace
7 Campbell St,
Collingwood 3066
Members $90.00
Non-members $135.00
Students $90.00
Museums Australia Victoria Hands-On Disaster Response Training 09.10.2018

Hands-on Disaster Response Training

Tue 16 Oct, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join a conservator from the University of Melbourne Grimwade Centre for this practical workshop on disaster recovery techniques including water damage. 

Venue

Coal Creek Community Park and Museum
12 Silkstone Rd
Korumburra VIC 3950
Members $40.00
Non-members $40.00
Students $40.00
Museums Australia Victoria Intermediate Conservation Workshop 19.10.2018

Conservation Principles

Fri 19 Oct, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join conservators from Museums Victoria who will lead this intermediate workshop on some simple but effective conservation approaches for museum collections. The workshop will include discussions about the ‘agents of deterioration’ that affect collection materials, sessions on object handling and storage, and a tour of the conservation lab at Melbourne Museum.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $40.00
Non-members $60.00
Students $40.00
Museums Australia (Victoria) Social Media for GLAM image via Sault Online

Social Media for GLAM

Thu 01 Nov, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

In partnership with Creative Victoria, learn about how Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) are using social media to bring their collections to the world and the world to their collections. Hear advice from social media experts on how to navigate the sometimes daunting but rewarding social media landscape.

 

Venue

Melbourne, Location TBC

Members Free
Non-members Free
Students Free
Museums Australia (Victoria) Seminar Supporting Local history Groups 15.11.2018

Supporting Local History Groups

Thu 15 Nov, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Leading local government arts and heritage staff share their experiences supporting community history groups, including setting up networks and providing training and assistance. This seminar will be particularly relevant to council and shire staff.

Venue

Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
251 Faraday St,
Carlton 3053
Members $40.00
Non-members $40.00

Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Wed 21 Nov, 10:00 am - 3:00 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.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne is fully booked, for more information please email us at mavic@mavic.asn.au or call 03 8341 7344

End of Year Celebration

Tue 04 Dec, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate the End of the Year with friends and colleagues at the intriguing Mission to Seafarers. Includes drinks, canapés, prizes, live music and guest speakers.

Venue

Mission to Seafarers

Members $60.00
Non-members $60.00