Small Museums Conference

About the event

Small Museums Conference Maryborough 2016

Date: 7 – 9 October 2016
Brolga Theatre, Maryborough

Storytelling – Reinterpreting the Museum Experience

The theme for the 2016 Conference was Storytelling and how museums can create an experience that engages visitors, empowers discovery and ignites debate, sparking the imagination in a unique way.


Small Museums Conference Program

Robyn Hofmeyr & Aunty Ada Simpson
The Ration Shed Museum – How to present difficult stories presentation

Jane Harding, Heritage Librarian, Noosa Library Service
The Griffiths Photographic collection – Engaging volunteers and the community in storytelling presentation

Lydia Egunnike, Museum Development Officer, Queensland Museum Network
Collection Management – Telling stories through objects presentation

Kathy Shilvock, Information Services Librarian, Maryborough Library & Ken Brooks, Curator, Brennan & Geraghty’s Store Museum
You don’t have to do it alone – Case Study: HistoryPin Project – digital memorial collaborative project presentation

Janis Hanley, Museum Education Program Development
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Training & Professional Development team

Museums & Galleries Queensland

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