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Technical Industry Report – Gallery and Museum Lighting and Air Conditioning
Museum and Gallery Services Queensland (M&GSQ) is partnering with the Regional and Public Galleries Association of NSW (RPG NSW) to commission a technical industry report on the implications for the Australian public museum and gallery sector of:
a) the Federal Government’s phase-out of inefficient incandescent lamps;…
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In the Museums Australia (NSW) symposium Place, Space & Identity: New Directions for NSW Museums at Macquarie University 18-19 April, Object Consulting and Red & Robin, will demonstrate multi-touch technology using the example of the exhibition A Touch of Spice: Indian Sydney, with photography by Effy Alexakis and research by historian Leonard Janiszewski. Multi-touch refers to a broad category of devices that allow interaction from multiple users at once. The…Continue
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Alec Coles, CEO of Western Australian Museum, is among three keynote speakers who have joined the list of presenters in the Museums Australia (NSW) symposium Place, Space, and Identity: New Directions for NSW Museums, 18-19 April.In his presentation, Renaissance,…Continue
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…and Australian governments said they would provide about three quarters of a billion dollars to help develop them, what would you invent? Would you create a new policy regime to replace the current funding quagmire? This may be one of the questions occupying the minds of those preparing presentations for Place, Space & Identity: New Directions for NSW Museums, the MA NSW symposium at Macquarie University 18-19 April. Early bird rates have just been extended to 1 April. With…Continue
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Would you like a chance to go to Houston, USA in May to attend the American Association Annual Meeting? This event is one of the largest museum gatherings in the world, featuring hundreds of papers, worshops and a huge trade show. It’s a great opportunity for international networking and exchanging the latest ideas in the museum industry.
The Historians’ National Network of Museums Australia and the Curators’ Committee of the American Association of…Continue
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Museums Australia WA branch is pleased to announce preliminary details of the 2011 National Conference.
For the first time the 2011 Museums Australia National Conference will be held in conjunction with the National Symposium of the Interpretation Association of Australia.
MAWA and IAA(WA) will host this combined conference at the soon to be opened State Theatre Centre located in the revitalised Perth…Continue
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The scholarship shall be available to assist students with the completion of the Master of Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections), and the Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections) at the Australian National University. The scholarship will be warded on the basis of:
a) academic merit;
b)work experience in a relevant area; and
c)a demonstrated commitment to the field of study.
For Further information and Application forms…Continue
Added by Sarah Scott on November 29, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments
Over 3300 museum people have descended on Shanghai for the 2010 ICOM conference. The main sessions are being held at the World Expo site next to the Huangpu River.
Things happen on a different human scale in China. This is by far the largest ICOM meeting ever. The World Expo closed at the end of October after attracting a phenomenal 70 million visitors. Just a few short years ago, Shanghai had about 6 metro train lines running through the…Continue
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Queensland Museum Strategic Learning is pleased to advise Australian teachers and museum educators of a new on-line learning web resource that was launched this week called…Continue
August 2010 marks the 150th anniversary of the departure of the illfated expedition by Burke & Wills.
The Royal Society of Victoria has organised a range of events around the country to commemorate this anniversary including expeditions, exhibitions and re-enactments and a number of online resources have been established for research and educational use.
Full details and updates of the program are available at the official 150th anniversary site…Continue
Added by Robert Heather on August 27, 2010 at 11:12 — No Comments
The program for the Museums Australia 2010 National Conference "Interesting Times: New roles for collections" is now available online at http://www.ma2010.com.au/program.asp
The conference is being held at the University of Melbourne from 28 September until 2 October 2010 and some of keynote speakers will include:
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