Current and Upcoming Events

Combined careers workshops
Host Organisation: MA ACT
Venue: Canberra Museum and Gallery
When: 13:00, 08 Sep 2016 to 17:30, 09 Sep 2016


Wordcloud graphic:  2015  Creative Commons license

Two practical workshops for early career professionals in any area of the GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives and museums).

For both workshops 1. Where do I fit and 2. What do I do next? (See details above and below this post)

Members log-in here and refresh this page to receive your discount


Cost: $400.00
 Register Now 

Goulburn spring excursion
Host Organisation: MA ACT
Venue: Bus trip to Sutton and Goulburn
When: 08:30 - 17:30, 17 Sep 2016

Goulburn spring excursion


After an amble through Tulip Top Gardens at Sutton we'll  explore some of historic Goulburn's museums and galleries.

The day-trip price includes:

When:     Saturday 17 September 2016
Time:       8.30am - 5.30 pm
Depart:    Bus departs and returns to the National Museum of Australia carpark
                 Acton Peninsula

Cost:       Members (including institutional members)  $65
                Non-members  $85

Book and pay online by Thursday 7 September 2016

Queries: email

Special dietary requirements: email (by 12 Sep 2016)

Members log-in here and refresh this page to receive your discount

Cost: $85.00
 Register Now 

Teaching Touchy Topics (Museums Australia Education NSW)
Host Organisation: Museums Australia Education NSW
Venue: Oxford St Precinct, Sydney
When: 23 Sep 2016

MAEd New (Museums Australia Education NSW)
Professional Development Day 2016

Teaching Touchy Topics

How to talk to students about
creationism, enemies, the Holocaust, homosexuality, imprisonment, the invasion, Islamic terrorists,
massacres, mental illness, the Stolen Generation, spiritualism, war

Friday 23 September 9-5

Oxford St precinct Sydney:
Australian Museum, Jewish Museum, Darlinghurst Gaol, Victoria Barracks, Centennial Park
(a walking seminar)

$55 MAE members $70 non members

Enquiries Jo Henwood 040 88 75 137

Members: Log in, then return to this page (refresh if needed) to get the member rate. If you are having trouble registering, please contact or 02 6230 0346.


Contact: Jo Henwood on 040 88 75 137
Cost: $70.00
 Register Now 

2016 PAHN Meeting
Host Organisation: Performing Arts Heritage Network
Venue: Lenna of Hobart, Cnr Runnymede Street & Salamanca Place, Battery Point
When: 09:00, 29 Sep 2016 to 17:00, 30 Sep 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT: PAHN 2016 Meeting is to be held 29 – 30 September at the Lenna of Hobart, Tasmania.
The meeting will include a key speaker, round table discussion and 10- 12 30 minute presentations. An off-site visit to the Theatre Royal is also planned.
The program will include:
  • Friends of the Theatre Royal - a presentation on the significance assessment of the theatre. Includes an off site visit to the theatre.
  • Luke Agati, author and historian - A biographical account of a forgotten Tasmanian artist
  • Richard Stone and Karl Levett – Collecting Australian performing arts ephemera in the United States
  • Jenny Fewster, AusStage – The importance of place: clearly identifying and disambiguating sites of performance in data sets for theatre research.
 There are still some openings for individual speakers, and expressions of interest to present at the meeting are invited. A brief outline would be required by 2 September, and we will be in touch shortly afterwards. A final program will be confirmed in mid September.
So come and join the discussion and help celebrate Australia’s performing arts past and prepare for its vibrant future.
Registration fees are $80 for members and $90 for non-members for both days, $40 and $45 for one day only.
Enquiries can be made to Alexander Sussman or Jenny Fewster.

Chair - Alexander Sussman (Library Manager, Southern Cross University)
Deputy Chair - Jenny Fewster (Project  Manager, AusStage)

Contact: Jenny Fewster on 08 8201 5654
Cost: $90.00
 Register Now 


Inquiry into Museums and Galleries

View MA submission to the NSW Inquiry

MAWA State Conference

12-14 October 2016, Perth

MA Magazine

Autumn 2016 issue now online

ICOM Australia

Our partners: visit

Media Releases

View our current media and news

New Members

Online applications unavailable

MA on Facebook MuseumsAustralia