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Regional, Remote and Community Museums Day

Museums Australia National Conference

As part of Museums Australia National Conference, a pre-conference specialised day for Regional, Remote and Community Museums (RR&CM Day) will be held on Thursday 21 May 2015.

The main focus of the RR&CM Day is practical training for volunteers who work in regional, remote and community museums, the program is supported by the Federal Government through the provision of bursaries to eligible delegates.

Delegate numbers for the RR&CM Day are limited. Places are allocated according to the delegates eligibility rather than on a first come basis. Delegates wishing to participate in the RR&CM Day program should record their expression of interest when registering for the conference.

Where the RR&CM Day program is oversubscribed places will be allocated 6 weeks prior to the conference.

Regional, Remote and Community Museums Day Keynote Speakers

  • Steven Alderton, Assistant Director, Public Engagement and Culture, Australian Museum
  • Suesann Vos, Marketing and Sponsorship Manager, Abby Museum of Art and Archaeology
  • Dr Sally Watterson, Museum Advisor, Wollongong City Council

Attendance at the RR&CM Day is included in the full registration cost. Alternatively, day only registrations for this day are available at $240 for Museum Australia members, and $320 for non-members.

Also, Museums & Galleries NSW has a number of bursaries for eligible delegates, so jump on the phone now and call Tamara on 9358 1760 or check out the MGNSW Website for more info.