EVENTS + GRANTS OVERVIEW
26 MAR: Welcome drinks + AGM
30 MAR: Archiving Work/Shop with the Women’s Art Register
3–5 APR: FRAME – Concept, History and Conservation symposium
21 APR: Student Engagement Grant (SEG) + SSAF Grant 2019
30 APR (TBC): AICCM Jobs Panel
MAR–JUNE: Online course – Planning Your RE-ORG Project (ICCROM/UNESCO)
2019: Student Volunteering – Museums and Collections Projects Program (MCPP)
Welcome Drinks + AGM
Tuesday 26 March
The Clyde Hotel
Join fellow 1st year, 2nd year, PhD students, and alumni for drinks + snacks (there’ll be some money on the bar).
Our AGM will be short + sweet (at 6pm). Want to get involved with SC@M? Join the committee at the AGM. To nominate for a position, download the position descriptions and send us a short email listing the one you're interested in + some of the skills you'd bring.
MARCH – JUNE
Planning your RE-ORG project
6 sessions: 20 March–5 June
Online Course ($US 149)
Join Connecting to Collections Care for a 6-part course on the ICCROM/UNESCO devised RE-ORG Method, a step-by-step approach to storage organization that will help you to reorganize your current storage rooms, focusing on the creative, yet safe, use of existing resources.
Saturday 30 March
1pm – 4pm
Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard St N, Ballarat
Join the Women's Art Register at Art Gallery of Ballarat to learn how to archive your practice. Facilitated by conservator and SC@M-alumnus Mar Cruz, and artist and WAR secretary Caroline Phillips. Part of the Women at Work exhibition curated by Amanda Fewell, opening the night before.
Tickets $8 / FREE for WAR members.
FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation, Symposium 2
Encompassing broader concepts associated with the conservation of picture frames and gilded surfaces, history of frames, style development, design and technology, and conservation framing.
Keynotes: George Bisacca (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Dr Malgorzata Sawicki (AGNSW), Denise Mimmocchi (AGNSW), Dr Anne Gerard-Austin (AGNSW), and John Payne (NGV/retired).
Download the provisional program here.
AICCM Early Bird Conservation Student Registration (up to 1 FEB ): $220.
PRESENTED BY The AICCM Gilded Objects Conservation SIG (GOCSIG) and THE Conservation Framing SIG.
Student Engagement Grant (SEG) 2019 + SSAF Grant 2019
Applications close: Sunday 21 April
Mentor endorsement letters from academic staff/partners are required.
SEG GRANTS are available for student-led initiatives that aim to: address social, economic, environmental or cultural issues; provide skills and leadership development for students; implement constructive change in the local, national or international community; provide opportunities for students to develop their social and civic responsibilities; or encourage interdisciplinary collaboration.
SSAF GRANTS are available for student-focussed initiatives that contribute to meeting the needs of our diverse student population. NEW: Up to $20,000 maximum per project. Grants are one-off funding, no repeat funding available in subsequent 2019 rounds.
AICCM Jobs Panel
Tuesday 30 April (TBC)
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Grimwade Centre, Main Lab
Thinking about future work? Hear conservators discuss their careers + get tips on starting out, and continue the chat over a drink. Participating conservators TBC.
For Grimwade Centre students + alumni, and AICCM members.
FREE event, bookings required (link to come).
SUPPORTED BY THE AICCM VICTORIAN BRANCH
UPDATED THROUGHOUT 2019
The Museums and Collections Projects Program (MCPP) offers students the opportunity to volunteer behind-the-scenes with over 30 of Melbourne University's cultural collections. See the 2019 Projects List to find available projects.
A SELECTION OF PAST EVENTS