Day 2 - Thursday 14 April

8.30am

Registration Opens - Theatre Royal

9.00am-10.30am

Keynote Address - Theatre Royal

Annabel Westman – textile historian, Director of Studies for the Attingham Trust, UK
Decorative arts collections, challenges and opportunities.

10.15am-10.45am

Morning Tea

10.45am-12.00pm

Keynote Address - Theatre Royal

Alec Coles – CEO, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Australia

Centres of excellence, first among equals, or the chosen few? – the question of 'important' collections.

12.00pm-12.30pm

Techonology session with Raffael Pollak of Dedolight (Germany) - Theatre Royal

12.30pm-2.00pm

Collect packed lunches from Theatre Royal, proceed to special interest group meetings

Special Interest Group meetings

Optional - venues TBC

TENNZ - Touring Exhibitions New Zealand

DSM - Directors of Small Museums

CTC - Curators of Tertiary Collections

Registrars

2.00pm-5.30pm

Concurrent Sessions

Decorative Arts & Textiles Workshop - Suter Art Gallery

Governance Workshop - Nelson Provincial Museum

Behind the Scenes Tour - SESSION FULL

TENNZ Meeting (continues) - location TBC

7.00pm-11.00pm

New Zealand Museum Awards Dinner - Nelson School of Music