Sunday, 30 April 2017

Maritime Heritage Workshop: book now

Image by Andrew Merse from
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-16/historic-shipwreck-uncovered-by-tasmanias-storms-and-flooding/7514260 

Travelling Exhibitions Workshop

Maritime Heritage Organisations of Tasmania
in conjunction with the AMMC and ANMM

Tuesday 9 May 2017
Meeting Room, QVMAG Museum at Inveresk, Launceston

Cost: $10 per person for catering

RSVP and confirmation of payment must be made by Thursday, 4 May 2017 to John Wadsley via email: john.wadsley@maritimetas.org 


Program
9.30 – 10.00 am       Registration, tea and coffee
10.00 – 10.05 am      WELCOME
John Wadsley, Maritime Museum of Tasmania                                           
10.05 – 10.20 am       SETTING THE SCENE
Introduction to the “Submerged: stories of Australia’s shipwrecks” project
Emily Jateff, Australian National Maritime Museum
10:20 – 11.00 am       CREATING A GRAPHIC PANEL DISPLAY
Progress to date, design and writing labels
Em Blamey, Australian National Maritime Museum
11.00 – 11.20 am      MORNING TEA (provided)
11.20 – 11.50 am      CONSERVING AND DISPLAYING YOUR SHIPWRECK OBJECTS
Some hints from the experts on what to do and what to avoid
QVMAG staff  
11.50 – 12.30 pm      STATEWIDE WRAP (5 min spots)
Catching up on all the news, gossip and good stuff
Various presenters from participant organisations                                    
12.30 – 1.15 pm        LUNCH (provided)
1.15 – 3.15 pm          GROUP ACTIVITY – CREATING A TRAVELLING EXHIBITION ON “SHIPWRECKS”
Bring along your favourite/significant shipwreck story to share in a group discussion
Facilitated by Em Blamey, Australian National Maritime Museum
3.15 – 3.30 pm          MARITIME MUSEUMS OF AUSTRALIA PROJECT SUPPORT SCHEME (MMAPSS) GRANTS
Peter Rout, Australian National Maritime Museum
3.30 – 3.40 pm          CLOSING THOUGHTS
MHOoT representative

Telephone queries to John: 0417 487 289 and/or please advise of any dietary requirements.
Please forward payment by direct bank deposit by 4 May 2017 to:
Commonwealth Bank - Maritime Museum of Tasmania; BSB: 067 000; Account: 2803 2140
Please write “MHOoT seminar” in description/reference field.

NOTE: If any organisation has difficulties in paying or getting transport, the MMT may be able to assist in covering costs and/or provide some alternative options. Please speak to John Wadsley.   

About Maritime Heritage Organisations of Tasmania


The Maritime Heritage Organisations of Tasmania preserve our heritage vessels, special places and maritime collections – they are the locals you’ll meet at our lighthouses and regional maritime museums, running festivals and regattas and boat sheds and at this workshop! 

In the South


• The Australian Wooden Boat Festival

• Bligh Pacific Museum of Exploration


• Channel Heritage Centre
http://www.channelheritagecentre.org

• Mount Nelson Signal Station
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=22609

• Lady Nelson and Tasmanian Sail Training Association
http://www.ladynelson.org.au/

• Living Boat Trust
http://lbt.org.au




On the East Coast

 • Spring Bay Maritime Museum

• Warships & Marine Corps Museum
www.warshipmuseum.com

In the North

• Bass & Flinders Centre
• Deal Island Lightstation
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=3429
 
• Low Head Pilot Station & Museum
http://museum.lowhead.com/index.html
In the North-West
• Bass Strait Maritime Centre
http://www.bassstraitmc.com.au/
 
• Burnie Regional Museum
http://www.burnieregionalmuseum.net/Home
 
•Stanley Discovery Museum
Email info@stanley.com.au
   

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