We have held very well-received series of regional forums in recent years, providing opportunities to get together with colleagues. They have become a part of our MA annual cycle. In 2015 we held workshops on the Code of Ethics. In 2016 our focus was Advocacy.
This year regional meetings will focus on Evidence.
We will be inviting our members - and prospective members - to get together and explore collecting/using data locally and nationally. We will be talking about the surveys and data that are available, where to find them, and ways you can to use data to help with planning and advocacy. We will discuss what might be missing, and how all of us can contribute. There will also be the opportunity for some 'Pitopito Kōrero' short talks and networking and we welcome your suggestions for topics or activities as well.
All forums will run for approximately 3-4 hours and include:
- Tea/coffee and networking
- Evidence Workshop
- Optional Pitopito kōrero (please contact MA if you would like to present at your regional forum)
- Optional tours of host exhibitions/back of house etc.
We are planning forums in these regions for 2017:
10 August 2017, 1-5pm
169 Tory Street (Te Papa Building)
1 September 2017, 10:30am-2:30pm
Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), Cropper House
15 September, 11am-3pm
26 September, 10:30am - 2:30pm
2 October 2017, 1-5pm
Air Force Museum, Brevet lounge
10 October 2017, 1-5pm
Waitomo Discovery Centre
The forums are open to anyone who is working in or with a public art gallery or museum - staff, volunteers and board/committee members. All are welcome, whether or not your organisation is a member of Museums Aotearoa. There is no cost to attend.
2 and 3 March 2017
Rehua Marae, Christchurch
Cost: $265 including all meals and overnight accommodation on the marae
If you want to foster a culture of continuous improvement in your museum or gallery, this was an opportunity for you!
We have held very well-received series of regional forums in recent years, providing opportunities to get together with colleagues. They have become a part of our MA annual cycle. In 2015 we held workshops on the Code of Ethics - what it is for, and how you can apply it in every day museum and gallery practice. If you missed out and are interested in holding or hosting an ethics workshop, please contact us.
In 2016 the focus for regional meetings was on ADVOCACY.
We explored advocacy in practice - what it means, what tools you can use, and how all of us can contribute at local and/or national level.
In 2016 we held forums in
Museums Aotearoa Sector Survey
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