PGAV Event Archive

Making Your Gallery Inclusive

Fiona Taylor, Fiona and Nicole Livingstone, 2017, linocut, edition of 3, 20.5 x 30cm
Courtesy the artist and Arts Project Australia, Melbourne

Making Your Gallery Inclusive

Tuesday 22 May 2018, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Latest ABS research reveals diversity in the Australian community is flourishing: almost one in five Australians (4.3 million people) reported living with a disability; around 15% of the population (3.7 million Australians) were aged 65 and over; and Australians identify with more than 270 ancestries, with over a quarter of the population born overseas.  

Making Your Gallery Inclusive will feature a range of presenters who will provide insights into exhibitions and programs they’ve designed to engage, include, and celebrate diverse audiences.

Speakers include:
Collette Brennan CEO, Abbotsford Convent
Bernadette Fitzgerald Program Manager, Footscray Community Arts Centre Janice Florence Access Development Officer, Arts Access Victoria
Victor Griss Curator, Counihan Gallery in Brunswick
Julie McLaren Curator, Art Gallery of Ballarat
Veronica Pardo Executive Director, Arts Access Victoria
Damian Smith Director, Words For Art
Madé Spencer-Castle Curator, Centre for Contemporary Photography
Sneha Varma Marketing, Development & Communications Officer, Multicultural Arts Victoria


Tuesday 22 May 2018, 10.30am - 4:30pm


Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067

Prices and booking
  • PGAV Member $330 / Non-Member $440 
  • PGAV Members can also access exclusive 2018 Professional Development ProgramFour Session Packages. Packages cost $1122, delivering a 15% saving, and provide our Member galleries with flexibility – pick any four sessions throughout the year for one of your staff to attend! 
  • All costs are GST inclusive
  • Registrations close Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12 noon.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
  • Registered participants that are no longer able to attend may nominate a substitute up until the starting time. Where possible, please notify the PGAV of substitutions and cancellations by email, up until Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12 noon.
  • Cancellations received before Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12 noon will be refunded, less an administration fee of $55 including GST.
  • Cancellations received after Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12 noon are not refundable.
  • Exceptions are at the discretion of the PGAV.

The PGAV wishes to thank the following Making Your Gallery Inclusive Presentation Partners:

PGAV 2018 PD Iogos

Image: Fiona Taylor, Fiona and Nicole Livingstone, 2017, linocut, edition of 3, 20.5 x 30cm. Courtesy the artist and Arts Project Australia, Melbourne.

Tickets are no longer available

2018 PGAV Four Session Package

*Four Session Packages are available to PGAV Members. Packages cost $ 1,122.00 (GST incl), delivering a 15% saving, and can be used for any four sessions throughout the year.


The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly organisation and celebrate cultural diversity.