As one barrier to the mobility of museum collections is removed with the Australian Government’s recent move to provide immunity legislation, another rears its head in the form of a policy change from Australian Customs that sees the costs skyrocket for lending and borrowing museums.
In 2012, London Transport Museum made the potentially controversial decision to sell over 300 posters from its collection at a major Christie’s auction, ‘Posters with a Purpose’.
Any professional that has spent time in the museum field has had a simply breath-taking moment – the moment that makes one want to run out the door and drag the nearest person to see what they’re seeing.
Auckland Museum is 160 years old and houses approximately 3.5 million objects ranging from natural history (geology, botany, entomology, marine and land vertebrates), to human history (archaeology, ethnology, history, pictorial and applied arts) and the third largest heritage library in New Zealand.
Sydney University Museums (SUM) has one of the largest and finest university collections of antiquities, art, ethnography, history and natural history in Australia with more than 100,000 artefacts and upwards […]
The Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui is a regional art gallery, which is part of the Wanganui District Council’s Community and Culture sector. The Gallery is housed in […]
In early 2011, a decision was made by the Board of the Queensland Museum to invest in a major refurbishment of the Transport Gallery, an exhibition space at Queensland Museum […]
The Australasian Registrars Committee, in partnership with the Institute of Art and Law, London, delivered the second Diploma in Law and Collection Management (Dip LCM) in April 2012. Following on […]