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Small Museums Conference 2022

Presented by the Redland Museum
in association with Museums & Galleries Queensland

Dates:  Friday 7th, Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th October 2022

Host: Redland Museum

Address: 60 Smith Street, Cleveland, Qld

Conference Aims

  • Network, communicate, have free and frank debate, and gain practical skills and information.
  • Explore the ways in which to make your museum unique in order to attract visitors, community involvement, funding, sponsorship and research opportunities.

Conference Theme:  Making My Museum Memorable

  • How do you identify the concept/artefact/motif that makes your museum unique?
  • How can you use your museum’s unique theme or feature to attract visitors?
  • How does your museum connect with and highlight the histories of your local community?
  • What avenues can you explore for funding and sponsorship? How can you go about this?
  • How can research help you to increase the impact of your museum in the community.

Call for Speakers and Workshop Presenters

The planning committee invites museum professionals, staff, volunteers and suppliers, either as individuals or as a team, to offer a presentation or workshop at the Small Museums Conference 2022.
Conference presenters will receive a free day registration at the conference on the day of their presentation.

Expressions of Interest should be submitted by email, by Friday 29th April, 2022 to:    secretary@redlandmuseum.org.au

Sponsorship Invitations

We invite you to consider the benefits of sponsorship of the Small Museums Conference 2022. The Conference brings together around 100 delegates from across the state and nationally from the museum and gallery sector.The conference is structured to provide a unique and relevant program to volunteers and professionals who work in the sector with the opportunity to meet, network, share knowledge and learn with and from their peers.