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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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MGAWA AGM and Museums Education Workshop

Tuesday 29 August Museums Education Workshop 3pm – 4:30pm AGM 4:30pm to 5:30pm WA Shipwrecks Museum Prior to this year’s AGM, take the opportunity to hear from Alex Kopp of the Western Australian Museum and MAE’s Western Australian representative all about Hitting the target in Museum Education. What do teachers want? What do students want? Join us for an interactive workshop which looks at the needs of school audiences and how museum educators can meet these needs in a fun and engaging way. Gain some practical ideas and inspiration for engaging with children in the context of your museum...

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Wheatlands Chapter AGM and Workshop

Wheatlands Chapter AGM and Workshop Toodyay Memorial Hall, 117 Stirling Terrace, and Newcastle Gaol Museum, 14 Clinton Street, Toodyay Saturday 24th June 2017   Register at at 9:30am and join us for morning tea and the Wheatlands Chapter AGM.  Afterward find spare time to explore Toodyay’s historic main street with its many specialty shops, as well as the two museum sites – Connor’s Mill and the Newcastle Gaol Museum. Free entry to both sites for Wheatbelt Chapter members. Time: 9.30am for registration, morning tea, and AGM Lunch: 11.30 – 12pm (contributions towards costs of lunch and morning tea appreciated)....

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Professional Learning Workshop: Collecting and Object Handling

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING WORKSHOP: COLLECTING AND OBJECT HANDLING   The Round House, Manjimup Timber and Heritage Park Corner of Edwards and Rose Streets, MANJIMUP Saturday 17 June 9am – 4:30pm Join the WA Museum’s Acting Head of History, Stephen Anstey, for a full day professional workshop in Manjimup. The workshop is designed to develop skills in collection management, and will include a look at collection policy and assessing object significance, object care and handling. Program for the day also includes an update on the collections sector from Robert Mitchell, Executive Officer of Museums Galleries Australia WA, and a Q&A session...

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Masterclass on “The Happy Museums Project” with Tony Butler

Museums Galleries Australia WA is very excited to be able to invite you to attend an exclusive Masterclass on “The Happy Museums Project” with Tony Butler on Wednesday 10 May from 9am-2pm (lunch incl). Tony Butler (the Chair and Founder of the Happy Museum) is a social history curator at the heart of The Happy Museum and has been Executive Director of Derby Museums Trust since 2013. . . Seats will be limited, so do not delay in registering on www.trybooking.com/262526 This masterclass will provide a leadership framework for museums to develop a holistic approach to wellbeing and sustainability....

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