Keeping it real 

LibraryMuseum, Monday 12 - Tuesday 13 August, 2019


Immerse yourself in all things creative, inspirational and practical at this annual symposium for people interested in and passionate about galleries, libraries, museums, cultural development, public art and everything in between.

Keeping it Real is a forum for regional cultural workers and volunteers, offering an eclectic mix of presentations and workshops. What makes Keeping it Real different is that it provides affordable access to current cultural practice, workshops and the opportunity to engage, be inspired and implement ideas in the workplace.

A snippet of what's in store...


Monday 12 August, 8.30am - 5.00pm
  • Two keynote speeches covering  the ingredients for an amazing regional arts festival and the story behind library, gallery and entertainment precinct Bunjil Place.
  • Insights into projection art, volunteering, placemakng, museum theatre and customer service in cultural facilities.
  • The story behind the Maitland Gateway Project, an insight into the vision for Albury's contemporary art museum a special onsite visit to Albury’s Pumphouse Art Studio and a panel and Q&A session from Aboriginal Museum and Cultural Workers.
Tuesday 14 August, 9.00am - 12.30pm
  • A morning of practical workshops - choose between Audience Insights presented by Carolyn Meehan and Mathilde Lester from Museums Victoria  or Assessing Significance and Interpreting Objects presented by Kim Biggs, Museum Advisor - Greater Hume Shire and AlburyCity and Emma Williams, Museum Coordinator, Albury LibraryMuseum.

Program details

Download the full program.

Cost: 
Professional workers $99 & volunteers and students $66
Cost includes presentations, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and cocktail party attendance at MAMA (paid bar) on day one, and workshops and morning tea on day two.

REGISTER HERE