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Added by maHub on June 21, 2013 at 12:55 — No Comments

MA Annual General Meeting

The Museums Australia Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 20 May 2013 at 3:30pm, at the National Convention Centre, Canberra, as part of the National Conference How museums work: people, industry and nation.…


Added by maHub on May 8, 2013 at 11:15 — No Comments

New Unit at Deakin Uni: Managing Arts in Community Settings

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…


Added by maHub on May 24, 2012 at 16:52 — No Comments

Media: Museum conference coming to capital (Canberra Times, 19 May 2012)

Museum conference coming to capital

By Megan Doherty

City Reporter

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…


Added by maHub on May 21, 2012 at 12:50 — No Comments

New President of Museums Australia (Andrew Sayers AM, Director, National Museum of Australia)

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…


Added by maHub on May 18, 2012 at 17:03 — No Comments

ABC 666 Canberra - Transcript of Interview with Carol Cartwright (MA(ACT) President) on International Museums Day

Station: ABC 666 Canberra

Program: Mornings

Date: 18/5/12

Time: 10:11am 

Compere: Alex Sloan 

Summary ID: W00048734920

Item: Discussion about Museums

Guest: Carol Cartwright, President Museums Australia (ACT)

Transcript courtesy of Media Monitors 

ALEX SLOAN: And in fact, today is International Museums Day[sic].

And, kind of the whole…


Added by maHub on May 18, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

2011 Museums and Galleries National Awards – Winners Announced

More information, including the shortlist wnners, is available here:


The outstanding winners of the inaugural 2011 Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNA) have been announced at an official awards presentation at Museums Australia’s National Conference gala dinner held at the Hackett Hall Gallery, Western Australian Museum in Perth on…


Added by maHub on November 25, 2011 at 8:48 — No Comments

MA Magazine Online Archive

The National Office has been working on getting all the old issues of MA Magazine (previously Museum National) available to members on the MA website.


We now have available Volumes 1 thru 12 on the website - you can view the contents and download the whole magazine to read (remember to log in).  Non-members are able to view the contents, but only members can view the magazine.



Added by maHub on August 10, 2011 at 15:15 — No Comments

MAPDA 2011 Call for Entries

Museums Australia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards 2011

Call for Entries



Added by maHub on July 1, 2011 at 13:24 — No Comments

National Conference Call for Abstracts NOW OPEN - deadline extended

Museums Australia National Conference

with Interpretation Australia

14-18 November, Perth WA

At the Frontier: Exploring the Possibilities

Call for…


Added by maHub on May 24, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments

Closing dated extended for the 2010 ICOM Australia Awards for International Relations

This award celebrates the exceptional work undertaken by individuals and Australian institutions to strengthen international ties and contribute to the cultural richness of our region.

ICOM Australia believes that cooperative projects are very important in strengthening museum relations internationally by promoting information sharing across borders and distributing unique resources worldwide.

The Award is for either:…


Added by maHub on August 13, 2010 at 11:01 — No Comments

Spam activity

Just to let you all know that following a spam issue today we have reset security settings to ensure that this doesn't happen again!

Added by maHub on October 24, 2009 at 14:10 — No Comments

Advancing Common Ground

Museums Australia in association with Museums Australia National Council Face to Face Meeting is hosting a special sectorial meeting in Melbourne next week. This meeting will provide an opportunity to outline and strengthen current issues of common cause. The purpose is to achieve a more cohesive common advocacy platform for the advancement of the sector as whole.

Advancing Common Ground will consider the position of the museums/galleries sector against the background of the… Continue

Added by maHub on September 9, 2009 at 10:30 — No Comments

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