Now called Creative Australia, the National Cultural Policy has finally been launched at the National Press Club address by Simon Crean today. …Continue
Started Mar 13
The ACT Branch of Museums Australia (MA) is very pleased to be hosting the MA National Conference in 2013. Through a vibrant program of talks and interactive sessions the conference will focus on…Continue
Started Dec 11, 2012
Special Offer for Conference Delegates Doug Fordham from TASHCO (Australian Showcase & Hardware Company) is offering this great promotional opportunity for delegates attending the MA2012 National…Continue
Started Sep 10, 2012
Community based arts are a vital tool for building strong and vibrant communities.
A growing body of evidence highlights the effectiveness of arts projects in engaging communities and increasing local skills and resources, while at the same time creating new and exciting art works.
A brand new unit offered through Deakin University provides the knowledge and skills needed for you or your staff member to design and successfully deliver effective community based…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2012 at 16:52
Museum conference coming to capital
By Megan Doherty
National Museum director Andrew Sayers announced yesterday a major conference would be held in Canberra next year, attracting up to 700 delegates. It was his first official duty after being named national president of Museums Australia, the umbrella organisation that advocates for museums and galleries across the nation.
Both announcements were made on International Museum Day, with Mr Sayers saying…Continue
Posted on May 21, 2012 at 12:50
Dr Darryl McIntryre, stepping down as MA President at the MA-AGM last night in Canberra (at the National Gallery), said he was delighted to announce that MA National Council had decided to appoint Andrew Sayers as President of Museums Australia for the forthcoming year - following his own decision to retire early after three years’ leadership of MA - to concentrate more time on his own research projects.
Dr McIntyre stressed that he was fully confident he was handing MA’s leadership…Continue
Posted on May 18, 2012 at 17:03