Programme

Programme summary

Download the programme booklet and speakers booklet and get the MA15 conference app from the Apple store or Google for Android.
Download the detailed programme outline here

MA15 registrations sold out and the conference was a great success. Thank you to all who participated.

This programme is subject to amendment and all timings are approximate.

 

Wednesday 6 May - Otago Museum

9:30am-4pmKAITIAKI HUI
9:30am-4:15pmEMERGING MUSEUM PROFESSIONALS Mini-Conference - Future Museums
10:30am-11ammorning tea
11am-1pmDIRECTORS OF METRO AND MID-SIZED MUSEUMS
11am-1pmDIRECTORS OF SMALL MUSEUMS
11am-4:30pmEDUCATORS (Otago Museum/Toitū/Dunedin Public Art Gallery)
11am-3pmWhy do universities collect art and who are university galleries for?
12:30pm-1:30pmlight lunch available in the Atrium
1pm-3pmTENNZ - Touring Exhibitions Network NZ
3pm-3.30pmafternoon tea
3:30pm-4:30pmLighting Workshop
4:30pm-5pmfree time to gather for welcome
5:15pm-6:00pmMIHI WHAKATAU - welcome
6:00pm-7:15pmWELCOME FUNCTION
7:30pm-Directors Dinner
open to museum/gallery
directors and MA15 guest speakers 
         EMP Dinner             
arranged by the Dunedin EMP group 
The Other Dinner
open to all other delegates

 

Thursday 7 May - various venues

8:30am-9:30amBuses to Ōtākou Marae
9:30amPOWHIRI - Marae welcome
10:20ammorning tea
10:50am-11:45amKEYNOTE 1 - Dr Phil Manning
11:45am 12:00noonHon Maggie Barry, Minister for Art, Culture and Heritage
12:00noonlunch
1pm-5pmINFORMATIVE, INNOVATIVE, INSPIRING
Each stream will include presentations at appropriate venues and transport back to Dunedin city
You will be required to select one stream when you register
 

Science
Palaeontology,
physical science
and research in museums
Venues: Taiaroa Head and Otago University

Art
Public/private art and 
contemporary art museum practice
Venues: public art, Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Cultural
Interpretation
Taonga - communicating and interpreting old and new
Venue: Otakou Marae

 

History
Interpreting and communicating history on site
Venues: First Church Otago 
Larnach Castle
Olveston
Technology
Interactives, gizmos and apps
Venues: Natural History NZ,
Larnach Castle, Otago University
5pm-6pmfree time
6pm-7:30pmMAYORAL RECEPTION at Dunedin Public Art Gallery
7:45pm-12midnightNZ MUSEUMS AWARDS DINNER at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

 

Friday 8 May - Otago Museum

7:30am-8.45amSoap Box Breakfast
8:45am-9:30amMuseums Aotearoa AGM
9:30am-10:15amKEYNOTE 2 - Jane Clark - Making and re-making Mona: the evolving Museum of Old and New Art
10:15ammorning tea
10:45am-11:30amCOMMUNICATING CULTURE 1 - 3 parallel sessions
 Education  
Experience, design, example - museum education techniques
Access
Open and accessible to everyone - onsite and online
Media
Communicating through and with media channels - panel session
11:30am-12:15pmCOMMUNICATING CULTURE 2 - 2 parallel sessions
 WW100
Commemoration - Challenges and techniques
Collections & Research  
Communicating research in and outside the museum
 
12:15pm

lunch Sponsored by International Year of Light NZ 2015
Community Café

1:30pm-2:15pmPLENARY - Communicating the Value of Culture
2:15pm-3pmPITOPITO KORERO - New Ideas
Presenters share innovation, risk, success and surprises in current practice
3pm-3:30pmPOROAKI - closing
5pm-AFTER PARTY The Prison Workshop

Drama in Museum Education Workshop – 9.30-2.30 Saturday 9 May

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum has arranged this workshop, open to all, cost $100 including lunch and refreshments.
To register or for more information contact sara.sinclair@dcc.govt.nz