Thursday, 20 August 2015

Wesley Chapel’s 175th Anniversary Hymn Fest

Celebrate 195 years of worship. Open sing along is welcome prior to formal 2pm start

Wesley Chapel’s 175th Anniversary Hymn Fest and the viewing of artefacts pertaining to 195 years of worship in Hobart

When:  October 25th from 2pm 
Where: 56-58 Melville St Hobart

Come and celebrate with Wesley Heritage and Museum as it celebrates its chapel’s 175th Anniversary. Featuring Hobart Orpheus Choir, Tasmanian Chorale and Tasmanian Song Company. It is also an afternoon to view artefacts pertaining to Methodism in Hobart and the South Pacific dating back 195 years.  Afternoon tea to follow in Wesley Hall. 

There is no charge for this wonderful event. Everyone is welcome. It is child friendly with no age restrictions . Disability access and parking is available in the multistorey car park next door.

If you want to know more call or email Karen Woolford
Phone: 62314033
Email: wesleyheritage@outlook.com
Website: www.hobartcentral.unitingchurch.org.au
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Museums Australia Historians National Network Professional Development Bursary


Applications for the Museums Australia Historians National Network Professional Development Bursary close on the 31 August 2015 so sharpen those quills!

On offer is $1,000 bursary for anything worthwhile such as a conference, seminar, other professional development activity or research you’ve been hoping to attend. 



Applications and queries should be submitted to Charlotte Smith: csmith@museum.vic.gov.au




Monday, 10 August 2015

Digitisation Workshop



The workshop: Launceston  21 September or Hobart 22 September

This workshop explores the practicalities, pleasures and pitfalls of digitising your heritage collections.  It is aimed at groups who are interested in do-it-yourself approaches, and will focus on what resources and skills are needed to produce consistent images of heritage objects. The workshop features live demonstrations of image capture on a variety of equipment.
There is a maximum of 20 participants for the workshop so please register promptly if you wish to participate.

Cost       $10 Museums Australia (Tasmania) members
               $20 others

When:           Monday, 21 September 2015
                      10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where:          Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
                      – Inveresk
                      2 Invermay Road
                      Launceston

When:           Tuesday, 22 September 2015
                      10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where:          Mission Room
                      Josephite Mission and History Centre
                      67 Clare Street
                      New Town
                      Hobart

The presenter – Daniel Wilksch

Daniel has worked at Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) since 2000 in a variety of roles that have included administering the Local History Grants Program, developing online exhibitions, and speaking on various aspects of managing small-to-medium collections.  Currently he manages PROV’s digitisation program, highlights of which include the recent website ‘Battle to Farm’ providing access to the records of Victorian World War One soldier settlers.  He has a background in historical studies.

Registration is due by Friday, 11 September 2015

By Phone:           03 6165 6666
By Fax:        03 6233 8424
By Email:    arts.tasmania@arts.tas.gov.au
                       (Please do not email credit card details)
By Post:      Arts Tasmania, 146 Elizabeth Street
      Hobart TAS 7000

The Making Museums Work: Digitisation Workshop is presented by Arts Tasmania’s Roving Curators in association with Museums Australia (Tasmania).
Arts Tasmania gratefully acknowledges PROV for providing Daniel’s time to present the Digitisation Workshop.