April 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Museums and galleries as actors for social change, human development and well-being

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Added by Vanessa Kredler on April 12, 2011 at 16:03 — No Comments

Get on board

With apologies to Shirley Temple: get on board http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1rEZ9TzD34

In our final update for the MA NSW symposium, Place, Space and Identity: New Directions for NSW Museums, Macquarie University 18-19 April 2011, we draw attention to practical matters and side attractions.


The symposium dinner, a three course meal with beverages and side of objects,…


Added by Paul Bentley on April 9, 2011 at 13:30 — No Comments

Technical Industry Report – Gallery and Museum Lighting and Air Conditioning

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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;…


Added by Leisha Lawrence on April 8, 2011 at 12:17 — No Comments

Multi-touch with a touch of spice

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…


Added by Paul Bentley on April 2, 2011 at 23:08 — No Comments

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