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GLAM Blog Club April 2020

Hello cardiFriends Yes, we know it’s hard to believe, but March has in fact ended. We didn’t see a lot of blog posts specifically addressing our GLAM Blog Club theme of partnerships, but some cardies found time to blog nonetheless. Glenn Harper provided a few days of updates on what ‘Corona closure’ looked like in […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2020.3 Melbourne

Queering the GLAM sector – teach in Is your Knowledge Industry in Need of Queering (KINQ)? Have you done something to help make your spaces, collections, and/or services more LGBTIQ+ inclusive recently? Wondering how you would say no if a trans exclusionary radical feminist (TERF) group requested to use a meeting room at your library? […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club March 2020

In February for GLAM Blog Club we were feeling a little queer. Clareifications aka Reid Marginalia shared their thoughts about librarianship as performance, and going feral. Meanwhile David reminded us the Uni goes back this week, Snail suggested a little weed, Nikki shared 10 lessons from Brené Brown, and I quit Twitter and started an […] Read the whole post...

Arts Centre Melbourne Collections Store

Arts Centre Melbourne is Australia’s largest performing arts venue. Guides will take cardies on tours of the Australian Music Vault, Research Centre and Archives Store. Find out more… Read the whole post...

End of year picnic – Melbourne

newCardigan is joining our Victorian GLAMR friends again this year for a special end of year picnic on Saturday 14 December at Carlton Gardens! Check out the registration page and make sure you register so we know who to expect and can let you know if there is a change of plan due to weather […] Read the whole post...

Sale Water Tower Museum

Join newCardigan and Sale Historical Society member Michelle Page-Cook, local Historian Peter Synan OAM, and their contagious passion for the community’s history, at the Sale Water Tower Museum. Find out more… Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2019.10 Melbourne

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre The Queen Victoria Women’s Centre is an iconic Melbourne landmark that supports women through creative experiences, community resources and the power of connection. Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – September 2019

I have a half-written blog post about space sitting in my drafts. Perhaps some of you do too. We’ve entered the ‘mid year slump’ phase of the GLAM Blog Club year, where we traditionally tend to see a downturn in the number of posts, as everyone’s new year resolution to blog more gives way to […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2019.09 Melbourne and AGM

Museum of Broken Relationships Have you had your heart broken? Join Hayley Haynes and Roza Schenk at No Vacancy Gallery for a special look at Museum of Broken Relationships. Then enjoy the romance of the newCardigan AGM that follows… Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club August 2019

As usual, in July we gave you a GLAM Blog Club theme to help you think of something to write about. Did you see what I did there? That’s right, the theme was ‘Help’! Anne took on the theme with gusto, encouraging readers (viewers?) to help out by learning Aboriginal languages for NAIDOC Week (and […] Read the whole post...

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