Curating a display workshop and object storage tour

6 March 2018

This one-day program includes a workshop and tour with light lunch provided. It is specially designed for staff and volunteers of small museums and the collecting sector, and interested members of the public. Curating a display workshop lead by MAAS curator Vanessa Thorne will explore the basic foundations of the curatorial process relevant to curating a small display, including object selection, developing themes and writing labels. You will work in small groups to review a selection of objects from the MAAS collection and brainstorm ideas around theming your display and interpreting it for an audience. Display Store: ‘state of art’ deep storage tour is a one-hour tour of the new Display Store lead by MAAS registrar Scott Winston. Participants on this tour will gain behind the scenes access and knowledge to how this facility is designed to house objects for optimum conditions.

Museum Discovery Centre
172 Showground Rd, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Tuesday 6 March 2018 10am – 2.30pm
Cost: $55.00 with lunch. Members $50.

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Getting to: Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

500 Harris Street
Ultimo, NSW 2007

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Museums & Galleries of NSW helps small-medium museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres create exciting experiences for visitors and, through this, thriving local NSW communities. We don't run museums, galleries and cultural centres but we care about those who do. We develop their skills, connect them with others in the industry, provide funding, point visitors their way, and give them access to ground-breaking exhibitions.

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