Its been over a week since the conference finished and we are now busy doing all the post-conference stuff including sending out an evaluation survey, and making the papers and presentations available on-line.
In the meantime please take the time to visit the confernence Twitter archives which are available at:
There have also been a number of great…Continue
Added by Jane King on November 28, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments
The “digital frontier” is an important theme of At The Frontier 2011 conference and whilst the conference itself will focus on the why’s and where fore’s of the production of such material, it is important to showcase the end product, which is designed for the audience to see. What better way to do this than on a big public screen?
Anna Crane from Jäger Studio has curated a program of the vast range of digital material produced and presented by museums, galleries,…Continue
We are really pleased to announce the the WA Dept of Culture and the Arts are providing a special allocation of Art Flight funding for regional delegates to our conference.
To read more about this initiative go to Art Flight Grants
Added by Jane King on August 31, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments
Thanks to a wide range of generous supporters and sponsors, we are able to provide bursaries to assist you to attend the National Conference in Perth this year.
For the full details on the bursaries coordinated through the National Office of Musuems Australia follow the link. http://www.museumswa.com.au/page/conference-bursaries-atf2011
If you have any queries please contact Lee or Steph at the…Continue
Added by Jane King on August 26, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
We are really pleased to announce that conference registrations are now open.
Full information is available on the conference website http://www.atthefrontier2011.com.au/register.html
There is also information about the extensive bursaries we have been able to secure, and also the first of many of the additional optional activites such as field trips, workshops, tours,…Continue
Added by Jane King on August 24, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments
I know you're all dying to see this so here's a sneak peak at the conference program.
You'll also be please to know we are just finalising the details on a raft of optional activites including tours, workshops, and symposium as well as lots of out of hours social…Continue
Added by Jane King on August 23, 2011 at 12:02pm — No Comments
Conference Early Bird registrations are opening on Monday.
The conference organising committee have been working overtime to ensure an exciting, encompassing, engaging and entertaining program.
If you have submitted an abstract for the conference keep an eye on you emails next week as the notifications will start coming through.
For a sneak peak at the conference draft program…Continue
Added by Jane King on August 19, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments
Well the call for abstracts has now closed, but the good news is that we have been able to announce the first of our keynote and plenary speakers.
There are others yet to be announced, and we'll be letting everyone know as soon as arrangements are finalised.
To see details of the speakers go to the conference website.
Added by Jane King on June 21, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments
No doubt some of you are planning to upload your conference abstract for the MA/IA National Conference "At the Frontier" and are thinking about how best to present your case study or idea or concept or whatever....
Some of you might also be a bit tired of the usual traditional conference formats. We are, after all, living and working in interesting, dynamic and surprising times, and we would hope our conference can present just such an image.
Added by Jane King on June 9, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments
For those of you who are not from around here, the new State Theatre Centre, recently opened in the Perth Cultural Centre, is a state of the art cultural facility and will be the hub of our activities throughout conference week in November.
For a sneak preview check out:…Continue
Added by Jane King on June 3, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments
In considering topics for our forthcoming National Confernce - At The Frontier - the issue of climate change is obviously a "hot" topic (pardon the pun) and we recently had the Hot Science Global Citizens Symposium in Sydney.
I have just come across the following interesting article on a pilot study at the National Musuem of Wales on the carbon footprint of museum loans:…Continue
Added by Jane King on May 31, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
A HUGE thank you to all who have sent in activities and information for this year’s museum week- we have a very comprehensive and extremely varied program with surely something for everyone and anyone! Let us hope that we will get the recognition that you so thoroughly deserve in the media.
Museum Week and Publicity
The big mail out has started. Information on the activities submitted has been emailed to 720 ABC and Malcolm Quekett of…Continue
Added by Jane King on May 12, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
The annual Heritage Awards, were last night announced by the Minister for Heritage, John Castrilli MLA, at a ceremony at the University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall.
“Once again our outstanding museums, heritage sites, and community organisations are honored and recongnised for their important role” said Jane King, Executive Officer of Museums Australia WA.
Museums Australia was particularly pleased to see many of our members featured heavily in the…Continue
Added by Jane King on April 15, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments
E Bulletin No 2: April 12, 2011
Museum Week and Publicity
Apart from the opportunity to have your story featured on the Drive program on ABC radio with Russell Woolf from 3pm to 6pm each week day during Museum Week, Museums Australia will also place your details on the web (check out www.museumswa.com.au ) and send information to your local newspaper, as…Continue
Added by Jane King on April 13, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Once again we are dealing with a disaster. This time fire are across the eastern and northern parts of Perth and surrounds. So far over 60 homes have been destroyed. Our hearts and thoughts are with those dealing with this unfolding disaster.
To follow on twitter: #perthfires
Useful websites and information:
Added by Jane King on February 7, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Our hearts and thoughts reach out to those coping with the tragedy of the floods and disasters on the east coast. To our colleagues and friends coping with the enormity of these floods, know we are thinking of you and standby ready to assist in any way we can.
There have been several posts about the floods and its affect on collections, and I have listed them here for information:
Statement of Support from the ASA and RIM:…Continue
Museums Australia WA branch is pleased to announce preliminary details of the 2011 National Conference.
For the first time the 2011 Museums Australia National Conference will be held in conjunction with the National Symposium of the Interpretation Association of Australia.
MAWA and IAA(WA) will host this combined conference at the soon to be opened State Theatre Centre located in the revitalised Perth…Continue
Added by Jane King on December 13, 2010 at 12:26pm — No Comments
Well the day finally arrived! On Sunday 28th November we officially launched the Wetlands: from Bunyip to Beautiful touring exhibition at Mandurah Community Museum.
On a beautiful spring morning, on the banks of the Harvey Estuary overlooking the Creery Wetlands, the exhibition was officially opened. As part of the opening ceremony, we were fortunate to have…Continue
Added by Jane King on November 29, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments