We have had some fantastic feedback from the recent National Public Galleries Summit
, held in Townsville in September. M&GSQ is keen to share existing post-Summit discussion with the sector and invites anyone who's interested to participate in discussion on the Summit themes here on Museum 3.0 or on the M&GSQ Facebook Page
Ingrid Mason, National Project Manager of Collections Australia Network posted a great wrap-up to the CAN Outreach Blog not long after the Summit, see Ingrid's article 'Sticking you neck out:leaders in different fields'
Sarah Rhodes, CAN Outreach Officer wrote an inspired article, 'Turning the Global Financial Crisis into an opportunity: National ...
on how the Global Financial Crisis can be turned into an opportunity to achieve sustainability, creativity and resilience, reflecting on the Summit keynote presentation given by Robyn Archer, and the closing Hypothetical discussion with Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Virginia Tandy and John MacDonald.
The Summit finished on a high note with the launch of 'Twelve Degrees of Latitude: Regional Gallery and University Art Co...
, an M&GSQ initiated exhibition. This landmark exhibition celebrating Queensland's 150th year was launched at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery on Friday September 11. Co-curators Bettina MacAulay and Brett Adlington presented a walk through of the exhibition on Saturday 12 September.
If you were there, take the chance to reflect on the Summit and add to this discussion. If you weren't there and are intrigued, post your questions here.
Posted by Kerri Laidlaw (on behalf of M&GSQ)