Museums Galleries Australia invites you to take part in this significant national conference. Bringing together current and future leaders and decision-makers in museums, galleries and governments from across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, the conference will be an outstanding three-day experience for all.
The MGA2018 conference will include a full program of speakers, workshops, masterclasses, social activities and extended tours, with multiple opportunities for interaction between delegates and sponsors and for showcasing products and services.
The Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 2018 will be held in Melbourne from 4 to 7 June at the historical Meat Market.
The theme for the 2018 conference is ‘Agents of Change’.
- Breaking down barriers
Including issues of diversity, gender, race, privilege, equity, and social justice, and telling difficult stories.
- Making connections
Including the distinction between art and science, metro and regional, the relationship between the commercial and not-for-profit sectors.
- Places of engagement
Including ways in which museums and galleries address climate change, discrimination, and fact versus opinion.
- Championing innovation
Including new ways to manage and display collections, new curatorial techniques, digital museums and galleries, and thinking differently about professional development.