Upcoming Events

Museum Practice: Preventative Conservation and Museum Governance

Tuesday 28th June 2016
10:30 am- 3:30 pm

A full day workshop on preventative conservation and museum governance. Learn how to minimize the rate of deterioration and prevent damage to collections, and gain practical tips on succession planning and how to get funding.

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Monday 4th July 2016
10:00 am- 2:00 pm

This hands-on workshop assists volunteers and staff from small and medium collecting organisations to catalogue online using Victorian Collections.

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Tuesday 5th July 2016
10:00 am- 2:00 pm

This hands-on workshop assists volunteers and staff from small and medium collecting organisations to catalogue online using Victorian Collections.

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Victorian Museum Awards

Thursday 14th July 2016
6:00 pm- 8:30 pm

Celebrate with friends and colleagues the wonderful achievements of the Victorian museum and gallery sector.

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Victorian Collections Day

Tuesday 9th August 2016
9:00 am- 4:00 pm

A full day of information and workshops for Victorian Collections users, aimed at helping the community collecting sector achieve the best care for their collections.

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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

Just Released: Local Government and Cultural Collections Report

Posted 1st June, 2016

We're delighted to announce the release of our 'Local Government and Cultural Collections in Victoria' report. The culmination of a two-year research project, the report illuminates the important contributions to Victorian cultural life made by council collection activities, and identifies opportunities for enhancing this work.

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Green Museum Project Training: Call for Expressions of Interest

Posted 25th May, 2016

Commencing July 2016, our Green Museum Project Manager will be offering practical training on preventive conservation and environmental sustainability practices. We are now calling for expressions of interest from organisations interested in taking part in the Green Museum Project training program.

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Registration Now Open: Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2016

Posted 18th May, 2016

Registration is now open for the Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2016. Under the central theme of Future-proofing, the Conference will consider the challenges facing museums and galleries, and focus on innovative ways to achieve financial, social, and environmental sustainability.

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