Research & Policy

research & policy

Submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19 

  • 18 June 2020

The UAMA submission to the inquiry into the Australian Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been published by the Senate Select Committee. Read the submission here.

 

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERIES: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

  • 27 April 2020

22 University Art Museums across Australia are pivoting online in different ways during COVID-19 closures. But is the surrogate experience enough, and what can other galleries learn from their experience? Read the ArtsHub article by Ted Snell here.

 

UAMA JOINS NAVA CAMPAIGN URGING THE PRIME MINISTER TO TAKE ACTION AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

  • 27 March 2020

UAMA have united with over fifty of Australia's leading arts, creative, cultural and entertainment industry bodies to send a clear message to the Prime Minister: act now to ensure that Australia's cultural life survives COVID-19. Read the letter here and the NAVA media release here.

 

GLAM PEAK

  • March 2019

GLAM Peak represents the peak bodies of the galleries, libraries, archives, museums, historical societies and other research collections. Their members, including University Art Museums Australia, support the nation's arts, heritage, education, science and humanities research, and innovation priorities. Read the GLAM Peak booklet here.

 

UNIVERSITY GALLERIES STEP UP IN A SHIFTING GALLERY LANDSCAPE

  • 22 January 2019

The role of University Art Museums has changed dramatically in recent years. ArtsHub talks with three venues across three states to get a clearer picture of how they are punching above their weight. The article by Gina Fairley can be read here

 

LETTER FROM AAANZ ON PLANNED CLOSURE OF ELAM FINE ARTS LIBRARY

  • 7 May 2018

Dr Anthony White, President of the Art Associatin of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) voices his objection to the proposed closure of the Elam Fine Arts Library at the University of Auckland. The article can be read here

 

ARTICLE ON THE ART NEWSPAPER

  • 5 January 2017

Why US universities are investing in their art museums. Student demand, educational trends and a steady supply of cash spur expansions on campus, by Hilarie M.Sheets. The article can be read here

 

ARTICLE ON THE AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF DEANS AND DIRECTORS OF CREATIVE ARTS

  • 4 November 2016

Beyond The Curation Of Corridors: University Art Museums As Connectors Between The Academy And Community, by Angela Goddard and Fiona Salmon. The article can be read here

 

ARTICLE ON THE ATLANTIC

  • 1 November 2016

Why do Colleges Have So Much Art? Campus museums are home to prodigious exhibits and installations that blur the line between academics and civics, by Jacoba Urist. The article can be read here

 

ARTICLE ON NTEU

  • 1 March 2016

The hidden topography of Australia's arts nation: The contribution of universities to the artistic landscape, by Jenny Wilson. The article can be downloaded here

 

UAMA SUBMISSION TO COPYRIGHT LAW AND POLICY SECTION

  • 12 February 2016

A response to Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2016. The response may be downloaded here

 

ARTICLE ON ART GUIDE

  • 8 February 2016

The Hidden 26%. Article and interview with Ted Snell, chair of UAMA, by Toby Fehily. The article can be downloaded here

 

UAMA MEDIA RELEASE

  • 26 August 2015

Media release: Shining a light on Australian art's hidden 25%. The media release may be downloaded here

 

UAMA SUBMISSION TO SENATE LEGAL AND CONSTITUTINAL AFFAIRS REFERENCE COMMITTEE

  • July 2015

Inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the Arts. The submission may be downloaded here

  

UAMA RESPONSE TO AUSTRALIA COUNCIL'S TALKING POINTS DISCUSSION PAPER

  • June 2014
A response to the Australia Council's Talking Points discussion paper on behalf of Australian university art museums, represented by UAMA. The submission may be downloaded here

 

UAMA Submission to National Cultural Policy Discussion Paper

  • October 2011
A submission in response to the National Cultural Policy discussion paper on behalf of Australian university art museums, represented by UAMA. The submission may be downloaded here

 

UAMA RESPONSE TO NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION SCHEME REVIEW ISSUES PAPER

  • July 2011
A response to the National Classification Scheme Review Issues Paper in the context of its implications to Australian artists, arts organisations and Australian audiences. UAMA’s response to the National Classification Scheme Review Issues Paper may be downloaded here

 

AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUMS BENCHMARKING REPORT

  • September 2009
A report commissioned and developed by the directors of the inaugural university art museum of Australia group comprising John Barrett-Lennard, Director, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, Perth; Max Delany, Director, Monash University Museum of Art, Monash University, Melbourne; Erica Green, Director, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide; Dr Chris McAuliffe, Director, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne; Nick Mitzevich, Director, The University of Queensland Art Museum, The University of Queensland, Brisbane; Stephen Rainbird, Senior Curatorial Advisor, QUT Precincts, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane; Ted Snell, Professor of Contemporary Art and Dean of Art, John Curtin Centre, Curtin University of Technology, Perth; Nick Waterlow, Director, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, The University of New South Wales, Sydney. The executive summary of the UAMA Benchmarking Report may be downloaded here

 

nava and museums australia best practice for artists and publicly funded galleries paper

  • August 2007
A response to the Australia Best Practice for Artists and Publicly Funded Galleries Paper developed by NAVA and Museums Australia towards development of a ‘best practice’ policy, which may be downloaded here

nava and museums australia best practice for artists and publicly funded galleries paper

  • August 2007
A response to the Australia Best Practice for Artists and Publicly Funded Galleries Paper developed by NAVA and Museums Australia towards development of a ‘best practice’ policy, which may be downloaded here