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cardiCast episode 62 – BrokenShips

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our August Melbourne cardiParty was held at No Vacancy Gallery where the current exhibition is Museum of Broken Relationships. Gallery Manager, Hayley Haynes, and Gallery Assistant Roza Schenk, spoke to our biggest audience yet and shared a little about themselves, about No Vacancy Gallery and about the exhibition Museum of […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Reprise – COASIT Italian Museum

Our August cardiParty was at the wonderful Chinese Museum where we had a fabulous tour and talk about the current exhibition. However, due to technical difficulties we couldn’t record the event on the night (never fear, we will have an interview with the Curator, Ethel Villafranca, very soon) but as we were at the Chinese […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 60 – Matthew Coller – Temporal Earth

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our July Melbourne cardiParty saw Matt Coller take us through a demo of Temporal Earth, a data visualisation of Australian colonial history. Time-machine.Earth combines a virtual globe with a multi-scale timeline to enable interactive exploration of cultural data throughout space and time. Matt took us on a brief tour through the […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 59 – Archie Boulter – Queer Town

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our June Melbourne cardiParty was hosted by Archie Boulter, a Melbourne-based entrepreneur and LGBTIQA+ advocate, who shared their experiences creating “queer spaces” within the GLAM sector. Archie  discussed their recent efforts co-leading the establishment of LGBTIQA+ Advisory Groups across Museums Victoria (Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum & Scienceworks), as well as […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – June 2019

May was our month to talk about Pleasure. Interestingly this seemed to be a difficult topic with not very many blogs posted. Could this be because it is tough to talk about work as a pleasure or are we all secretly unhappy in our GLAMRous working lives? Or maybe, sometimes, there are more pleasurable things […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 57 – Dinosaurs with Wayne Gerdtz

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our May Melbourne cardiParty was held at Melbourne Museum with Wayne Gerdtz – Information Officer in Museums Victoria’s Research & Collections Division – taking our cardies on a wander through 600 million years of life. Wayne was Curator for Melbourne Museum’s Science & Life Gallery redevelopment in 2009, delivering the […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2019.04 Melbourne – Incinerator Gallery

 Registration is closed for this event cardiParty meets ENVi at the Incinerator Gallery at 11am on Saturday 13 April. Join Christine Healey for a short explanation of the architecture and site history, and a discussion about education and learning in GLAM institutions.   Christine Healey is Curator Education and Community Learning at the Incinerator Gallery. […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 52 – Museum of The Riverina

newCardigan Interview Recorded Live in Wagga Wagga, NSW The last in our special cardiCast ‘Summer Series’… Samantha Leah,  ‬Regional Museums Officer at Museum of The Riverina, chats to Justine Hanna and Alissa McCulloch about the Museum’s collections and shares a few of her favourite exhibits. They are undergoing renovations at present, but when Museum of The […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast episode 47 – Wendy Frerichs

Melbourne newCardigan Interview Recorded In Studio The sixth in our special cardiCast ‘Summer Series’… Liaison Librarian at RMIT University, Wendy Frerichs ‬talks us through what she gets up to in a days work. For anyone who has ever wondered just what an academic librarian does! newcardigan.org glamblogs.newcardigan.org Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at night’ Movements […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast episode 43 – We Need Books and ECHO Refugee Library – Greece interviews

Melbourne newCardigan Interview 2018 Recorded Live in Athens, Greece The second in our special cardiCast ‘Summer Series’… Ioanna Nissiriou – We Need Books – and Varvara Svoronou – ECHO Refugee Library – speak with Justine Hanna about their work helping support refugees in Athens. These interviews were recorded in the We Need Books brand new Multicultural Library, which […] Read the whole post...

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