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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...

Cardi Party 2017.09 – Royal Historical Society of Victoria

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria is a community history organisation supporting local historians, researchers, and students since 1909. RHSV’s collection has grown to become one of the most significant history repositories in Victoria, holding books, manuscripts, records, ephemera, images, periodicals, newsletters, indexes and registers. It is located in Hallendaal’s art deco Australian Army Medical […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – June 2017

Our theme for May was “GLAM 3017”, and once again the GLAM blogging community rose to the challenge. GLAMers took inspiration from science fiction, catalogued it, or wrote their own speculative fiction about archives and libraries. Some mused about the historic flaws in communicating and storing information, whilst others expressed faith in our ability to […] Read the whole post...

Cory Doctorow beaming in to Tarneit Library

11am Saturday 20 May, 2017 Julia Gillard Library Tarneit 150 Sunset View Boulevard Tarneit Around 16 GLAMers and Cory Doctorow fans joined us for a very special Cardi Party in May, as we teamed up with Wyndham City Libraries to present a web conference chat with the always-interesting author and activist Cory Doctorow. Cory and […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.02 – JAHM

In February 2017 we heard Charles Justin from Justin Art House Museum (JAHM) talk about how Charle and Leah Justin started collecting art, what motivated them to start JAHM, how they developed their vision, and the operating principles and experience from their first year.   Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.01

Join us in January for a GLAM walking tour in the Melbourne CBD! We’ll be meeting at the Athenaeum Library at 5:30pm sharp for a whirlwind tour, before moving on to the Shot Tower Museum (Melbourne Central), the RMIT Gallery, and the RMIT Design Archives. Then it’s off to Captain Melville for a well-deserved drink […] Read the whole post...

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