|11 September 2008 - Creative Uses of the Collection|
|A Museum & Gallery Services Queensland Seminar presented in partnership with The University of Queensland Art Museum and The University of Queensland’s Museum Studies program (School of English, Media Studies and Art History)|
|Date: Thursday 11 September 2.00 pm-4.30 pm (drinks 4.30pm- 5.30pm)|
Venue: University of Queensland Art Museum, University Drive, St Lucia
Cost: $45 (inc GST) – full registration fee
$35 (inc GST) - concession registration fee for MAQ & RGAQ Institutional and Individual members, volunteers, students
$20 (inc GST) - GROUP OF 6 OR MORE full-time/part-time students and volunteers
|A panel of four keynote speakers will explore creative and visionary ways galleries and museums may focus their programs on collections. Perspectives on the panel will include the use of web-based initiatives, artist interventions and stories of place to engage with a collection.|
Confirmed speakers include:
Jonathan Cooper - Manager of Information / Website, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Michael Desmond - Senior Curator, National Portrait Gallery
Michelle Desailly - Project Officer, Parramatta Stories, Parramatta City Council
Robyn Stacey - Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney
Speaker biographies and presentation outlines are available from the links to the right.
A free guided tour of the UQ Art Museum exhibition neo goth: back in black will be held 1.00-1.30pm, before the seminar begins at 2.00pm. Please indicate your interest in attending when registering.
|RSVP essential by Thursday 4 September 2008: Kerri Laidlaw, Training & Professional Development Coordinator, M&GSQ. Contact details below.|