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Wednesday 20 July 2022,10.30am – 2.30pm
Museum Discovery Centre
Adults $60 (Price includes light lunch)
Bookings essential                                               

This workshop is designed for anyone involved in preparing exhibition labels for a small museum or gallery. The event will be facilitated by Powerhouse editors Sally Rose and Katrina O’Brien who will share their knowledge and insights into preparing labels for exhibitions and displays. The facilitators will provide practical examples, exercises and take-home notes.

This event is designed for staff and volunteers working in smaller museums and the collecting sector. The session will conclude with a 1-hour tour, led by a museum registrar, of one of our storage areas.

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Eucalyptusdom exhibition view, showing artwork by Anna May Kirk. Photo Zan Wimberley,
Eucalyptusdom exhibition view, showing artwork by Anna May Kirk. Photo Zan Wimberley,

Artist in Conversation

Tuesday 26 July 2022, 11–11:45am
Free

Bookings essential                                                             

Join curator Sarah Rees in conversation with artist Anna May Kirk whose work is currently on display in the Eucalyptusdom exhibition at the Powerhouse.

In this 45-minute webinar they will discuss Anna May’s art practice, including her influences, evocative use of materials. 

This webinar is designed for regional art students, artists, and volunteers of smaller museums and the collecting sector.

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A tour at the Museums Discovery Centre. Photo Marinco Kojdanovski.

Registration Practices

Wednesday 17 August 2022,10.30am – 2.30pm
Museum Discovery Centre
Adults $60 (Price includes light lunch)
Bookings essential                                                

Have you ever wondered how a museum with half a million objects manages its collection? From hairpins to horse-drawn vehicles, the Powerhouse registration team are responsible for the acquisition, documentation and ongoing management of a diverse collection of objects.

This workshop, led by Powerhouse registrar Yasmin Green, will introduce participants to the museum’s best practice approach to caring for the collection — with a focus on acquisition processes, object cataloguing and legal documentation.

This event is designed for staff and volunteers working in smaller museums and the collecting sector. The session will conclude with a 1-hour tour, led by a museum registrar, of one of our storage areas.

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Outreach Workshop Applications

Deadline for Powerhouse outreach workshop applications close on 21 July 2022. For application forms and more details on criteria and workshop fees click through below.

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Save the Date: Stakeholder Forum

The Regional Stakeholder Forum is scheduled for Friday 25 November 2022 this year and will be onsite at the Powerhouse Museum. This free Forum is held in partnership with Museums & Galleries of NSW and Regional Arts NSW. The Forum webpage and program will soon be live.

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