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
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
culturalmaterials.net

State Library of QLD: “Caring for collections”
Short videos about correct ways to store, hande, display, and salvage objects
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.)
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
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
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
www.getty.edu/research

Design & Art Australia Online
Online scholarly research tool for biographical information about Australian artists, designers and curators
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
nga.gov.au/collections

 

ART VALUABLES

Australian Government – Cultural Gifts Program
Information on the Cultural Gifts Program
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
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
www.artrecord.com

 

SPECIFIC TO REDLAND ART GALLERY COLLECTION

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

Redland Art Gallery Collection Policy
pdf RAG Collection Policy [PDF 156KB]

Redland Art Gallery Collection Guideline
pdf RAG Collection Guideline [PDF 94KB]

 

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

Aboriginal Art Directory
www.aboriginalartdirectory.com

Arts Queensland
www.arts.qld.gov.au

Australia Council for the Arts
www.australiacouncil.gov.au

Creative Alliance Queensland
www.facebook.com/creativeallianceqld

First Peoples: A roadmap for enhancing Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries
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
quandamookafestival.com.au

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

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

Queensland Museum
www.qm.qld.gov.au

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


Image: Shibori dyeing workshop with Susan Fell McLean. Courtesy of the participants and Redland Art Gallery.