Talking with collecting institutions

21may12:00 pm1:00 pmTalking with collecting institutionsWebinar for Artists and Artsworkers


(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time


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Carrie McCarthy from Griffith University Art Museum provides insight into how art museums select works and objects for acquisition, and what considerations are given to creating an Acquisitions Policy in collecting institutions. Hear tips from an industry insider – the best way to get your work noticed by curators and collection managers, what works are most likely to be collected by institutions, and what makes an institution say no to artworks.

Relevant to contemporary Australian artists, art students, and commercial gallerists, you will:

– Gain knowledge of how and why art museums collect the artworks they do.
– Understand how collecting institutions create an Acquisitions Policy.
– Learn how to give yourself the best chance of having your work collected by an art museum.

Want to pose some questions to be considered by the facilitator for this webinar? Ask now!

Talking with collecting institutions

Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Ticket Type Price
FAA Members and Non-Members FREE


Additional Information


Carrie McCarthy is the Curatorial and Collections Officer at Griffith University Art Museum. She is also an experienced Freelance Writer. With a history of working in the museums and galleries sector, she is skilled in Public Programming and Community Engagement, Curatorship, Collection Management, Marketing and Media Management, Curatorial Research, Events Management, Arts Administration, Philanthropic Strategy and Grant Writing. Carrie is a strong arts and design professional with a Master of Museum Studies focused in Museology/Museum Studies from University of Queensland.