Upcoming Events

From Catalogue to Cabinet: Collection Management and Exhibition Skills for Community Collections

Wednesday 11th March 2015
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of digitisation and cataloguing followed by an afternoon of exhibition skills.

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From Catalogue to Cabinet: Collection Management and Exhibition Skills for Community Collections

Thursday 12th March 2015
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of digitisation and catalogue management with expert training from the Victorian Collections program managers, followed by an afternoon of theory and skills training for exhibitions and displays. Kitty Owens, Museums Australia (Victoria)'s Roving Curator will teach you how to create an appealing display, write engaging text and produce quality labels. 

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MAP Toolkit: Collection Policy

Tuesday 17th March 2015
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Covering recent changes to the MAP Collection Policy Template, this ToolKit training will also explore museum legislative requirements with regards to Aboriginal, maritime, firearm and prohibited weapon collections as well as wind-up clauses, significance and correct collection procedures with regards to acquisition, deaccessions and loans.

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Hands-on Conservation

Wednesday 25th March 2015
10:00 am- 1:00 pm

Learn important hands-on conservation skills.

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Victorian Collections Cataloguing Workshop - Melbourne

Thursday 26th March 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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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: MA (Vic) Annual Program 2015

Posted 16th February, 2015

Our Annual Program for 2015 is here! Packed with professional development and networking opportunities for the Victorian museum and gallery community.

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Recipients Announced for the 2015 Roving Curator Program

Posted 12th January, 2015

The Roving Curator Program supports the development of quality cultural exhibitions in Victoria. We're delighted to announce the five Program participants for 2015!

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National Standards Version 1.4

Posted 5th January, 2015

The National Standards Taskforce has just released version 1.4 of the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries – with updated resources and links.

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