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Included Social Program

Welcome Reception
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Melbourne Museum
Dress: Smart Casual
Additional tickets: $25 per person

The Conference Welcome Reception is included in the registration fee for Full Conference delegates only (not day delegates) and those attending the Art, Craft & Design Special Interest Group.
If you are a Day Registration you may purchase a ticket to this function.

Regional Remote Welcome Reception / Conference Closing Reception
Friday 1 October 2010
Grainger Museum
Dress: Smart Casual
Additional tickets: $15 per person

This function is included in the registration fee for Full Conference delegates and delegates registering for the Regional and Remote day on Saturday 2 October.

Please note, numbers for the Regional & Remote Welcome Reception and Conference Closing Reception will be limited to 120 people, preference given to delegates registering for the Regional & Remote day on a first-come first-served basis.

Optional Social Program

Cocktails
Picture courtesy of State Library of Victoria

Cocktail Drinks at the State Library of Victoria
Wednesday 29 September 2010
State Library of Victoria
Tickets: $45 per person

Founded over 150 years ago, the State Library of Victoria is Australia’s oldest collecting institution and one of Melbourne’s most important architectural landmarks. Located in the heart of Melbourne, the Library attracts more than 1.5 million visitors each year.

The Library houses a vast collection of more than two million books and serials, one of Australia’s largest newspaper archives and many hundreds of thousands of pictures, maps, manuscripts, artifacts and other historical material.

Throughout the year, the Library hosts a changing program of free exhibitions in its purpose-built Keith Murdoch Gallery. The Library’s exhibitions, including those in the permanent Dome and Cowen galleries, have earned critical acclaim for their quality and scholarship, while free entry continues to ensure the highest level of community access and attract a large and diverse audience.

The evening will include drinks and refreshments in the Experimedia room where the 2010 MAPDA Awards will be announced and guests will have the opportunity to visit the stunning Dome Galleries exhibitions Mirror of the World: Books and Ideas and The Changing Face of Victoria as well as the temporary exhibition 'Til You Drop: Shopping - a Melbourne history.

Please note the Cocktail Drinks are not included in the registration fee for delegates. If you would like to purchase tickets, please indicate the number of tickets required on the registration form.

Conference Dinner
Thursday 30 September 2010
National Gallery of Victoria
Smart Casual
Tickets: $90 per person

The Great Hall at NGV International is one of Melbourne’s most impressive banquet halls. An important feature of Sir Roy Grounds’ iconic National Gallery of Victoria building which first opened in 1968, the Great Hall’s splendid stained-glass ceiling by Melbourne-born artist, Leonard French, has been admired by millions of visitors.   

Please note the Conference Dinner is not included in the registration fee for delegates. If you would like to purchase tickets, please indicate the number of tickets required on the registration form.

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