Archive for September 2015
M&G QLD held its 2015 State Conference from 6-7 August at the award-winning The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich. The Conference is a major industry event for people working throughout the public museum and gallery sector in Queensland and is held every four years.
Feedback from delegates was very positive with 98.6% of delegates, who responded to the evaluation survey, rating their overall satisfaction with the Conference as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ and 100% of delegates rated the organisation of the Conference as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’.
Delegates were asked ‘What were the highlights of this Conference’?
- “Being in Ipswich; Liverpool presentation; connecting with people in education and public programs.”
- “David Fleming was amazing! Thank you for arranging such an incredible international speaker with rich knowledge and experience in the industry.”
- “As always the organisers have successfully balanced topics relevant to museums and galleries, and addressed current issues – providing practical case studies.”
- “I enjoyed all of it and found it incredibly worthwhile – especially the mix between blue sky thinking and actual results.”
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The 2015 M&G QLD Conference recently held in Ipswich would not been such a success without the generous contribution of sponsors and supporters.
M&G QLD wishes to acknowledge and thank:
- The Workshops Rail Museum
- Joanne Evans, fabulous sponsorship consultant
- Elizabeth Bates, awesome volunteer
- Queensland Government Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Heritage Branch
- Pre-Conference Tour Venues – Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Maritime Museum, Queensland Museum, State Library of Queensland
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