Archive for the ‘Exhibition Development’ Category
Wonderful opening at the State Library Of Queensland last week. Tindale photos transformed by artist Vernon Ah Kee, Curator Michael Aird and family members of those in the photos who spoke of their ancestors’ experiences and, in Chad Morgan’s case, told the story of his Mum and Dad in song. A recurring theme at the opening was that Tindale might be in the title but the exhibition is not about Tindale but instead the people whose portraits and stories are shared in this space.
For information on the exhibition and some fascinating programs see http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/whats-on/calevents/general/exhibitions/transforming-tindale
At M&GSQ’s 2011 State Conference, Making a Difference, in Mackay last year some of us heard Dr Adele Chynoweth, Curator (ATSIP Team), National Museum of Australia speak with eloquence and passion about Developing the exhibition, Inside: Life in Children’s Homes.
Her article on this powerful work has now been published- see http://recollections.nma.gov.au/issues/volume_7_number_1/commentary/let_our_histories_be_visible
Mercy Heritage Centre, Wednesday 18 May 2011
Peer Talk 2011: An Exhibition Review was conducted most successfully with the courageous participation of Mercy Heritage Centre and honest reflections of a panel of exhibition reviewers for International Museums Day, 18 May 2011. Peer Talk is designed to help build a culture of constructive exhibition criticism in the museum and gallery sector. This was the seventh presented by M&GSQ since 2001. These events are based on the work of Kathleen McLean and the Read the rest of this entry »