Upcoming Events

MAP Toolkit: Energy Audits: saving dollars and going green

Friday 29th May 2015
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Join the MAP Managers for this practical workshop on Level 2 energy auditing for small museums.

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RSL Workshop: Exhibition Planning and Practical Skills

Wednesday 3rd June 2015
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Learn museum best practice in planning, theming and building exhibitions of military memorabilia.

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Mildura

Friday 5th June 2015
10:00 am- 3:30 pm

Victorian Collections is a free, online cataloguing system especially created for small museums in Victoria. This workshop offers a full day of training, beginning with basic collection management.

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Masterclass: Copyright for Collections

Tuesday 9th June 2015
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Masterclass focussing on copyright issues for collections.

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Take a closer look: The use of photographs as a historical resource

Wednesday 10th June 2015
9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Join Alison Wishart, Senior Curator of photographs, Australian War Memorial, to learn more about the 900,000 photographs held at the Memorial and how to draw historical information from images. This event will include a walk-through of the exhibition The Call: Melbourne Responds to the Great War, which features key images from the Memorial’s vast collections.  The walk will be led by Alison and Bronwyn Roper, Community Heritage Curator, City of Melbourne’s Library Service. Ideal for small to medium museum workers, participants are encouraged to bring along photographs from their own collection. This is a free event but as places are limited bookings are required. Presented by City of Melbourne’s Library Service and Museums Australia (Victoria).  Morning tea provided.

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Museums Australia is a membership organisation providing national and state services for people with specific museum and gallery interests.

Who Are We?

We are the Victorian branch of Museums Australia – the national association for the museum and gallery sector.

What Do We Do?

Our professional services for the Victorian museum and gallery communities include:

We represent and provide programs for over 500 members across the state.

Latest News

Announcing Two Exhibitions Curated by Roving Curator Program Participants

Posted 6th May, 2015

We're very excited to announce the opening of two exhibitions designed and curated by recipients of MA (Vic)'s Roving Curator Program: 'Bright New Nation – Talbot’s Leading Lights', and 'They Couldn’t Get Home Quick Enough: B-24 Liberators and the Repatriation of Former POWs, 1945'.

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The 2014 MA (Vic) Annual Report Is Here!

Posted 21st April, 2015

The 2014 MA (Vic) Annual Report is now available to download. Find out about what our various programs have achieved this year, how we have worked with budget adjustments, who our partners and supporters are, and much more.

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Nominations Open: Victorian Museum Awards 2015

Posted 20th April, 2015

Nominations for the 2015 Victorian Museum Awards are now open. The Awards recognise and celebrate individuals and organisations whose commitment and passion contribute to the excellence of the Victorian museum and gallery sector.

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