Upcoming Events

Museums Australia (Victoria) General Meeting

Wednesday 30th April 2014
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm

The General Meeting offers the chance to network with colleagues and catch up on developments at MA (Vic).

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Tour: Performing Arts Collection

Friday 16th May 2014
2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Enjoy the privilege of a behind the scenes tour of the Performing Arts Collection store, and a guided tour by the curators of The Beatles in Australia, an exhibition presented by Arts Centre Melbourne and Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.

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Exclusive Viewing: Aztecs

Thursday 29th May 2014
5:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Join us for a member's exclusive viewing and discover the epic story of the Aztecs from the mysteries of the afterlife to striking statues that tell a story of belief, devotion and human sacrifice. 


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The Ethics of Acquisitions

Tuesday 10th June 2014
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Facilitated by Collection Lawyer Shane Simpson AM. Gain an in-depth understanding of the ethics of acquiring items for heritage and art collections

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Caring for Sporting Memorabilia

Wednesday 18th June 2014
10:00 am- 1:00 pm

Learn how to best preserve your medals, trophies, leather and wooden objects, photographs and paper items. Hear from a trained conservator and experienced curators from leading sporting collections.

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Museums Australia is a membership organisation providing national and state services, and national networks for people with specific museum 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 community include:

  • advice on museum matters
  • information resources
  • grants for museum projects
  • museum accreditation
  • networking
  • professional development
  • seminars and workshops.

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

Latest News

EARLYBIRD EXTENDED – Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference

Posted 17th February, 2014

The 2014 Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference will be held in Warrnambool on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 April. Earlybird registration now extended to 21 February 2014!

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Call for Nominations - Museums Australia Inc (Victoria) Committee

Posted 2nd January, 2014

Nominations are being called for election to the Committee of Museums Australia Inc (Victoria) for the 2014 – 2016 term.

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Significance Seminar Presentations Now Online

Posted 24th September, 2013

We are pleased to announce another addition to our online training resources for museums. Full video recordings of the Identifying Significant Collection Items Seminar held at ACMI in July this year are now available to stream online.

> View the seminar presentations online
> See our other practical training resources