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Proxy form for the 2014 AGM

scales-295109_640If you are a member in good standing and you cannot make the AGM, you are able to use a proxy to have another member in good standing vote in your place. Download this form ICOM NZ Proxy 2014, fill it out and have the delegated member take it to the AGM with them. They will be asked for it at the time of voting.

For questions about this process, please contact Kate Adolph kate.adolph@tepapa.govt.nz



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Conference Update ICOM New Zealand 2014

CONFERENCE AT AUCKLAND MUSEUM 22ND AND 23RD OF SEPTEMBER; CONFERENCE TOUR 24TH OF SEPTEMBER: Pacific Connections: Culture, Connections, Museums and Research

Reminder: The deadline for submitting registration forms and Board nominations is the 7th of September.

Here is the registration form with some updated programme details: ICOM Conference Registration Form 2014 19 Aug A few updates include:

mckelviegallery_webAn invitation to drinks at Auckland Art Gallery Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki have kindly invited us to drinks on the 22nd, between the close of the first day’s events, right before the conference dinner. This will give us the opportunity to hear about some of their new projects, and experience the lovely Mackelvie Gallery.

wine chambersDinner Venue Our dinner will be at Wine Chambers on Shortland Street. Wine Chambers’ cuisine is Mediterranean influenced and consists of generous servings of delightfully flavoured light food, which is perfect accompanied by a glass of wine of your choice from their extensive list. If you have already registered but would like to attend the conference dinner, please let us know.

nikihastingsmcfall575Dinner Speaker We are delighted to have with us the well-known multimedia artist Niki Hastings-McFall as our speaker for dinner. Niki is a New Zealander of Pacific decent and has exhibited extensively throughout New Zealand and overseas since 1992. Her work is held in public and private collections nationally and internationally.


guided_tour_hawaiki_smallerConference Tour Destination: We are delighted to have been invited by Voyager Maritime Museum for a stop on our conference tour on the 24th of August. They will be showing us boats from the Pacific and (depending on weather and numbers) might be able to take us on Auckland Harbor in one of their waka. If you have already registered but would like to go on the conference tour, please let us know. We can still accommodate you.

A note to conference speakers: Please be sure to fill out a form, as we need these for catering purposes.

A note to all members and delegates: Please send your forms to kate.adolph@tepapa.govt.nz

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CAM Survey on Museum and Communities‏

cropped-logo_horizontalThe Commonwealth Association of Museums (CAM) is conducting a survey of the multiple ways in which museums interact with various communities as part of a larger study of museums and participatory governance. You can find the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CAM_Museums_and_Communities . Please complete it by August 22. Thank you for contributing to this important study.

Catherine C. Cole, Secretary-General, Commonwealth Association of Museums
phone/fax: 780-424-2229; CatherineC.Cole@telus.net

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ICOM-ITC: travel grants DEADLINE: 19/09/2014

ICOM_International_Training_Centre_Museum_StudiesAn opportunity from the ICOM Secretariat

After two successful training workshops held in the Palace Museum, Beijing, China, ICOM International Training Centre (ICOM-ITC) is announcing its next training programme that will be held from 27 October to 4 November, 2014 in Beijing. ICOM, ICOM China and the Palace Museum are pleased to award travel grants to international participants attending the training seminar.
For details: http://icom.museum/activities/icom-international-training-centre-for-museum-studies/


Head of Communications and Publications Department
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Nominations for the ICOM New Zealand Board

votingNominations for the next three-year term Board of ICOM New Zealand are now open, closing 5pm on 7 September 2014. All positions are open. The are:

Chair - One position

Deputy Chair - One position

Secretary - One position

Treasurer/Membership Secretary - One position

Member  - Three positions

Every member may nominate up to one person for every available position. Download the nomination form here ICOM NZ Nomination form 2014. Note that it is necessary to receive the signature of the nominee before submitting the form, and both nominators and nominees must be paid-up members.

If elections are necessary, they will take place at the AGM at our September Conference. It will be possible to give a proxy to another member who is attending the conference. We will make these available on the website, in the event that elections are held.

If you have questions please contact Eric Dorfman, Chair, ICOM New Zealand eric.dorfman@outlook.com

Please send your completed forms to Kate Adolph kate.adolph@tepapa.govt.nz


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2014 ICOM New Zealand Conference Registration now open

Auckland Museum

Registration is now open for the 2014 ICOM New Zealand conference “Pacific Connections: Culture, Connections, Museums and Research” on the 22nd and 23rd of September, with an optional conference tour on the 24th. We are grateful to our hosts, Auckland War Memorial Museum.

We have been delighted with the range and quality of the presentations this year, and are fortunate to have Dr Professor Hans-Martin Hinz and Damon Salesa as our keynote speakers, as well as Niki Hastings-McFall as dinner speaker.

This is also a chance for you to become more deeply involved with ICOM New Zealand, as we will be holding Board Elections at the AGM. We encourage you all to participate. Nomination forms will be available shortly.

Download a ICOM Conference Registration Form 2014 at this link.  and please contact Kate Adolph kate.adolph@tepapa.govt.nz with any questions about the registration process.

We look forward to welcoming you in Auckland.

- The Organising Committee

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Seventh International Conference on the Inclusive Museum in Los Angeles, 4-6 August, 2014‏



The Seventh International Conference on the Inclusive Museum at the
Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles, USA, from 4 to 6
August, 2014, will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading
thinkers and innovators in the field, as well as numerous presentations by
researchers and practitioners from 36 countries. The Conference Theme for
2014 is Shared Vision and Shared Histories. Registrations are still open.
Registration is for the year from August 2014 to August 2015 and includes
the Conference and free access to the International Journal on the
Inclusive Museum.

This year’s plenary speakers include: Liebe Geft is the Director of the
Museum of Tolerance; Charmaine Jefferson is the Executive Director of the
California African American Museum; Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for
History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution; An Laishun, Executive
Council Member of ICOM and representing the President of ICOM; Nina Simon
Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History; Richard West
Jr. President and CEO, Autry National Center of the American West, Los
Angeles, California & former Vice President of ICOM; and Amareswar Galla,
former Vice President of ICOM and founding Chairperson of the Inclusive
Museum Knowledge Community.

For details of the Conference and Abstracts of accepted papers please
access: http://onmuseums.com/the-conference


Prof. Amareswar Galla, PhD
Executive Director, International Institute for the Inclusive Museum
Email. director@inclusivemuseum.org
Web. http://www.inclusivemuseum.org;   Facebook:
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