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MGAWA’s Successful 2017

MGAWA’s Successful 2017 We’ve had an eventful year with many successful  programs including: The Collections Sector Review; Cultural Sector Training Partnerships with Art on the Move – ‘Building our Stories’; Regional Arts Partnership Programs; MGAWA has been working with the Collection Sector Working Group to advance a solution toward digitisation and collections access; MGAWA also facilitated training and sector coordination at eight regional chapter meetings at Mandurah (x 2), Fremantle, Sandstone, Toodyay, New Norcia, Bunbury and Manjimup.  MGAWA facilitated and attended 5 further launches of  Remembering Them (MGAWA is coordinating Lotterywest funding for this initiative) at Katanning, Karratha, Sandstone,...

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Agents of Change : Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 4 -7 June 2018

Museums Galleries Australia invites you to take part in this significant national conference. Bringing together current and future leaders and decision-makers in museums, galleries and governments from across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, the conference will be an outstanding three-day experience for all. The MGA2018 conference will include a full program of speakers, workshops, masterclasses, social activities and extended tours, with multiple opportunities for interaction between delegates and sponsors and for showcasing products and services. We invite you to join us in June 2018 This is the leading opportunity for organisations and supporters to participate in this flagship event...

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TELLING OUR STORIES: PARTNERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM

TELLING OUR STORIES: PARTNERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM If you work in the arts, heritage and culture sector ART ON THE MOVE and Museums Galleries Australia WA are combining their collective and extensive skills to offer you a two day intensive professional development program. The training will explore curating, preparing, presenting and interpreting an exhibition, be it artistic or historic. Roebourne Dates: Thursday and Friday, September 28 – 29, 2017 Venue: Ngurin Pilbara Aboriginal Centre, Roe Street, Roebourne WA (opposite the old Victoria Hotel) Time: 8.30am – 5pm daily Cost: $240.00* includes refreshments and lunch *Individuals requiring financial assistance will be considered on...

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Museums Galleries Australia Indigenous Roadmap

Register for the upcoming Perth workshop - Tuesday November 28! The MGA Indigenous Roadmap project is an initiative by Museums Galleries Australia to facilitate discussion on how best to advance the participation and representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in museums and galleries. Indigenous peoples are integral to a greater understanding of Australian history, art and culture. Museums and galleries offer a space where authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, art and culture can be considered, reviewed, analysed, re-assessed and ultimately understood. Museums and galleries also open up discussion around Indigenous history and heritage. A closer relationship...

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Western Australian Museum’s Collections Care Manual

Western Australian Museum’s Collections Care Manual Our state museum has created a very useful new resource! Western Australian Museum’s Collections Care Manual is an online resource developed for smaller organisations and private collectors. A series of 12 instructional videos and an updated version of the bestselling book Conservation and Care of Collections provides information on general conservation techniques. This resource acts as a practical guideline. Remember to always contact a professional conservator when dealing with objects of particular concern. Find resource...

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