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GLAM Blog Club April 2018

April is here, Daylight Savings is over, and we’re all happy to be on Easter holidays. Happiness was our theme for March and as usual the newCardigan community shared some great blog posts. Rebecca was first in with a post about her amazing trip to the Anna Amalia Bibliothek. Kara, meanwhile, told us about the […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club March 2018

February’s theme ‘watch’ is a wrap! It’s really interesting how many different ways the theme has been approached. If you haven’t already, make sure to check out everyone’s blogs. Stacey, in DIY with videos, explains how much she has learnt by watching video tutorials via YouTube and Lynda.com, including knitting and using software programs. Philip’s blog, Something […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018-03-Melbourne - c3 Gallery

Katie Paine, c3 Gallery Manager, will give an introductory talk about c3, giving background info about the community gallery space, and she will also explain the current exhibitions. 6:30pm, Friday 9 March. Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club February 2018

January has come to a close and we were very pleased to see so many cardies embrace our first theme for 2018, What I learned in 2017 / What I want to learn in 2018. Keen eyes will notice this was a reprisal of our very first GLAM Blog Club theme in January 2017. I kicked […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018-02-Melbourne with Anabelle Lacroix

Saturday 10 February at 1pm, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art Find out more… Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2017.12.Melbourne – Data Mining with Stephanie Milsom

Join Stephanie Milsom for a chat about her recent exhibition, All of It, and what she’s working on next. All Of It is a collection of every piece of information Google has collected about Milsom, of every piece of data that she has left behind. In a world that is increasingly concerned with digital privacy, […] Read the whole post...

Melbourne September cardiParty – RHSV

September 2017 CardiParty Recorded live The Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) is a community history organisation supporting local historians, researchers, and students since 1909. It is located in Hallendaal’s art deco Australian Army Medical Corps Drill Hall and consists of a bookshop, gallery, library, research rooms, manuscript rooms, seminar rooms, and image collection. RHSV […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – November 2017

For October’s GLAM Blog Club theme we chose How I ended up here. As usual, the newCardigan community have delivered an interesting array of blog posts. Rebecca got in early with a trip down memory lane to her early trips to the museum, when she was always wowed by the dinosaur bones. She tells us […] Read the whole post...

Statement on Marriage Equality

The newCardigan Committee were disappointed by the recent High Court decision to allow the Marriage Law voluntary postal survey to proceed. This unnecessary survey has already been hurtful and dangerous for LGBTQI+ Australians before it has even begun. We recognise that this time is especially hard for our LGBTQI+ friends and colleagues. newCardigan provides an […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – September 2017

Nik McGrath kicked off August’s GLAM Blog Club with a post celebrating the Ziggy Stardusts of the archives, and the pleasure of silence after a long day at the Melbourne Museum. Jane Cowell shared her work creating quiet spaces for users, arguing that sometimes we need to put the ‘shhh’ back into libraries. Ellen Forsyth […] Read the whole post...

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