Applications open for regional museum practice workshops


The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences has announced a number of workshops designed for regional NSW collecting organisations and communities.

How to Conserve your Collection workshop
Introductory one-day conservation workshop designed for regional NSW and Western Sydney collecting organisations that maintain a community-owned collection accessible to the public. A fee applies and application is through a competitive process.

Workshops are delivered by a MAAS conservator at a regional or Western Sydney location. For further information, see the workshop selection criteria and application form at https://maas.museum/about/regional-program/.

Application deadline Thursday 15 August 2019.

How to Curate your Collection workshop
A one-day curator workshop designed for regional NSW and Western Sydney collecting organisations that maintain a community-owned collection accessible to the public. The workshop is for organisations that need help with basic skills in developing exhibitions, identifying significant objects and writing statements of significance. A fee applies and application is through a competitive process.

Workshops are delivered by a MAAS curator at a regional or Western Sydney location. For further information, see the workshop selection criteria and application form at https://maas.museum/about/regional-program/.

Application deadline Thursday 15 August 2019.

How to Manage your Collection workshop
A one-day registration workshop designed for regional and Western Sydney organisations that maintain a community-owned collection accessible to the public. The workshop is suitable for organisations that need help with skills fundamental to managing their collection. The workshop will cover object cataloging, acquisition process; borrowing and lending; storage; movement and handling objects.  A fee applies and application is through a competitive process.

For further information see the workshop selection criteria and application form at https://maas.museum/about/regional-program/.

Application deadline Thursday 15 August 2019.