Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Online


The annual Regional Stakeholder Forum was held at the Museum of Applied Arts and Science on 29 November 2019.

This annual forum is an opportunity for the regional museums and collections sector to get together, discuss current topics and be inspired by new ideas.

If you couldn’t attend the Forum, or if you’d like to review any of the sessions, they are now available below.

This event is presented by MAAS in partnership with Museums & Galleries of NSW and Regional Arts NSW.

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2018: Intro and Session 1
Welcome, Julie Banks, Director Curatorial Collections and Exhibitions, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
‘Stories in archives’ Delia Falconer, Senior Lecturer, Creative Writing, University of Technology Sydney

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 2
New directions with old knowledges – Marcus Hughes, Head of Indigenous Engagement & Strategy, MAAS

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 3
‘Project update: developing a model for state-wide collection documentation in NSW’, Michael Rolfe, CEO, Museums & Galleries of NSW

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 4
Tourists Paradise: not just another digitisation and storytelling project’, Debbie Sommers, Volunteer Curator, Port Macquarie Museum

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 5
When, not if: Why all museums should have a disaster preparedness plan – Kay Söderlund, Director, Preservation Australia

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 6
‘Turning up the heat on pests’ Rebecca Pinchin, Collection Manager, National Trust of Australia (NSW)

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 7
Making the move: relocating a regional museum to a new facility – Tamara Hynd, Museum Curator, Shellharbour City Council

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Part 8
Handling and packing objects for movement presentation and demo – Mandy Crook, Collections Logistics Manager, MAAS and Frances Fitzpatrick, Conservator, MAAS