Tuesday 12 November, 2013
5.30 pm to 8.00pm

Venue: Chinese Museum
22 Cohen Place Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

This is event is bought to you by ENVI, Education Network Victoria
Bookings essential at Museums Australia (Vic)
Tickets: $20 MA members / $25 non-members
Wine and finger food provided.

Come and enjoy an end-of-year drink and chat with other members of envi before the Christmas rush really takes off. Be inspired by museum colleagues who have had the opportunity to travel and study museums across the globe.

Speakers

Dianne Gardner, CEO of the Old Treasury Museum.

Educated in Rio. Dianne recently travelled to Rio de Janerio for the International Council of Museums (ICOM) conference and visited Portuguese Colonial World Heritage sites and the Amazon. Di will discuss what she learned about museum education in South America.

Barry Kay, Manager of Interpretive Theatre Development at Sovereign Hill.

Acting the Part in America. Barry went to the International Museum Theatre Alliance (IMTAL) conference in Washington. While there he took the chance to visit a number of museums including Colonial Williamsburg and Plimoth Plantation to look at how they use museum theatre in their public programming. We might also hear about the US Government shutdown!!

Rebecca Hicks, Educator, National Gallery of Victoria, Shaping the Future of Museums, What Next?

Rebecca has developed an interest in the issues relevant to the interface between Art, Education and Technology. Earlier this year, she travelled to Europe and the UK courtesy of the NGV’s Eric Westbrook Travel Award to explore innovation and technology in museums.

Please tweet on the night using the hashtag #maenvi

Education Network Victoria (envi) is a network of museum education professionals.  Membership is via Museums Australia http://www.museumsaustralia.org.au/site/becomeaamember.php

2011/32/1 Status fibre school case made by Consolidated Plastics Industries Pty Ltd, Sydney. Gift of Nicky Balmer, 2011. Collection: Powerhouse Museum
2011/32/1 Status fibre school case made by Consolidated Plastics Industries Pty Ltd, Sydney. Gift of Nicky Balmer, 2011. Collection: Powerhouse Museum