MAE DAY 2014

DAY: Friday 16 May 2014
TIME: 9 am – 3:00 pm followed by networking and drinks (at own cost) from 3.30 pm

VENUE:  Academy of Arts
Lecture Room 181
University of Tasmania
Invermay, TAS 7248



  • How did I get here? The facts of life for museum educators: Panel discussion hosted by Christine Healey, Education Manager, Heide Museum of Modern Art/ PhD candidate RMIT (VIC)
    • Karen Vickery
      Manager, Access and Learning, National Portrait Gallery
      Andy Baird
      Centre for Learning and Discovery & Visitor Experience Manager, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
      Naomi McCarthy
      Curator Lewers Learning Centre and Manager Education, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
      Justyne Wilson
      Venue Supervisor, Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, Community Services, Arts & Heritage, Moreton Bay Regional Council
  • Presentations by: Gillian Ridsdale, Curator Public Programs at the UQ Art Museum (QLD); Ange Casey, National Museum of Australia (ACT)
  • Peep Show, hosted by Priscilla Gaff, Program Coordinator – Life Science Education and Community Programs, Melbourne Museum  (VIC)
  • Secret behind the scenes tour presented by Tamas Oszvald, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (TAS)

Morning tea provided

Lunch at own cost (cafe to be advised)

About the annual Museums Australia Education preconference
The preconference brings together museum educators, students, consultants, and researchers to build community, generate new insights into issues and practices affecting the field of museum education, and leverage the knowledge of the group as well as the expertise of partners and specialists in other disciplines to strengthen museum education practice.

For more information about the Museums Australia National Conference 2014 go to

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