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

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 National Gallery of Victoria, in partnership with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presents MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art as the 2018 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition. MoMA at NGV will provide a unique survey of MoMA's iconic collection. Share a drink and canapés with colleagues and hear a private introductory lecture about this major exhibition. Presented in partnership with the Museums Australia Education Network Victoria (ENVi).

 
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

 

Venue

NGV International
180 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 0
Exhibition Viewing - MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art is fully booked, for more information please email us at mavic@mavic.asn.au or call 03 8341 7344
Museums Australia Victoria Curator's Talk and Tour 21.06.2018

Free Tour - State Library of Victoria

Thu 26 Jul, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy a back-of-house tour of the conservation department at the State Library focusing on handling and storage of books. A great chance the ask the experts your archival preservation questions.

Venue

State Library of Victoria

328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Free Tour - State Library of Victoria is fully booked, for more information please email us at mavic@mavic.asn.au or call 03 8341 7344
Victorian Museum Awards recipients 2017

Victorian Museum Awards

Wed 29 Aug, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate with friends and colleagues the amazing achievements of the Victorian museum and gallery sector. Generously supported by Museums Victoria. Includes drinks and canapés.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members $65.00
Non-members $85.00
Museums Australia Victoria Supreme Court of Victoria Tour 06.09.2018

Free Tour - Supreme Court of Victoria

Thu 06 Sep, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join members of the Supreme Court’s archive team for a tour of the Court Building. The tour includes a visit to one of the
historic court rooms and the Supreme Court library. 

Venue

Supreme Court of Victoria
436 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Members Free
Workshop object (damaged ceramic bowl) from the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum.

Victorian Collections Day

Tue 11 Sep, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A full day of information and workshops aimed at the community collecting sector to help you achieve the best care for your collection.

Hear from museum and gallery industry experts on topics including collection management, conservation and exhibition skills. Talks will cover ways to approach these topics with small budgets in mostly volunteer organisations, ideal for the small-medium groups who use VC to catalogue their collections.

Further details and speakers TBC.

Venue

State Library of Victoria

328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
MA Members $20.00
Non-members $30.00
Students $20.00
Museums Australia Victoria Roving Curator Information Session 11.09.2018

Roving Curator Program Information Session

Thu 13 Sep, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Find out how the Roving Curator Program could assist you in 2018. Get tips on how to write a strong Roving Curator Program application and how to avoid common mistakes in applications.

Venue

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053
Members Free
Non-members Free
Museums Australia (Victoria) ENVi Programming for Museums and Galleries 21.09.2018

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 exhibition and programming schedules. Speakers will discuss how to connect with diverse community groups such as youth, LGBTQI+, or First
Nations. Presented in partnership with Education Network Victoria (ENVi).

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
Non-members $20.00
Members $10.00
Students $10.00
Comps Free
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

Korumburra VIC 0
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
Non-members $20.00
Members $10.00
Students $10.00

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