Looking after your collection or valuable objects

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material
Directory of qualified conservators; links and downloads to conservation guides; disaster planning advice for institutions; national conservation news and networking opportunities
https://www.aiccm.org.au/

reCollections: Caring for collections across Australia
Online guides for conservation techniques, including preventative conservation, damage and decay, and managing museum collections
http://culturalmaterials.net/wp/

State Library of QLD: “Caring for collections”
Short videos about correct ways to store, hande, display, and salvage objects
https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/how-do-i/preserve-my-collection/caring-collections

State Library of QLD: “How to guides”
Basic conservation tools for range of objects (eg. photographs, books, film, etc.)
https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/how-do-i/preserve-my-collection/how-guides

National Gallery of Australia: Frequently asked questions about conservation
Answers to basic conservation questions for different types of art works, and conservation techniques to use at home
https://nga.gov.au/conservation/faqs.cfm

Art collection research (online collections, biographical information, image databases)

Prints and Printmaking Australia | Asia | Pacific
Online database of printmaking from Australia, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islands & the Pacific region including art works, artist biographies, galleries and resources
http://www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au/

The Getty Research Institute
Online resource for international art history, publications, programs/workshops, and online collections of rare and archival materials
http://www.getty.edu/research/index.html

Design & Art Australia Online
Online scholarly research tool for biographical information about Australian artists, designers and curators
https://www.daao.org.au/

National Gallery of Australia Collection
Information and images relating to permanent works in the NGA collection, including historical information, artist biographies, exhibition history, publications, and image database
https://nga.gov.au/collections/

Art valuations

Australian Government – Cultural Gifts Program
Information on the Cultural Gifts Program
https://www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support/cultural-gifts-program

Australian Government – List of approved valuers
List of licensed art valuers for the Cultural Gifts Program
https://www.arts.gov.au/documents/list-approved-valuers-cultural-gifts-program

Australian Art Auction Records
Archive of auction results since the 1970s for Australian and New Zealand artists
https://www.artrecord.com/

Specific to Redland Art Gallery Collection

Collection online
http://artgallery.redland.qld.gov.au/ragcollection/

Redland Art Gallery Collection Policy
http://artgallery.redland.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/RAGCollectionpolicy3047.pdf

Redland Art Gallery Collection Guideline
http://artgallery.redland.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/CollectionGuidelinepublished.pdf

 

Other useful links

Aboriginal Art Directory
http://www.aboriginalartdirectory.com/

Arts Queensland
www.arts.qld.gov.au

Australia Council for the Arts
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/

Creative Alliance Queensland
www.facebook.com/creativeallianceqld/

First Peoples: A roadmap for enhancing Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries
https://www.mgaindigenousroadmap.com.au/

Flying Arts Alliance Inc
www.flyingarts.org.au

Museums Galleries Australia
www.museumsaustralia.org.au

Museums and Galleries Queensland
www.magsq.com.au

National Association for the Visual Arts
www.visualarts.net.au

National Gallery of Australia
www.nga.gov.au

Quandamooka Festival
http://quandamookafestival.com.au/

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
www.qagoma.qld.gov.au

Queensland Government – Culture and the Arts
https://www.qld.gov.au/atsi/cultural-awareness-heritage-arts/culture-arts/

Queensland Museum
http://www.qm.qld.gov.au//

State Library of Queensland
www.slq.qld.gov.au