Vinod Daniel, chairman of the board for AusHeritage and a board member of the International Council of Museums, was interviewed by the Times of India newspaper while in India recently to conduct a workshop for museum curators.
The Chairman of AusHeritage Mr Vinod Daniel recently visited Sri Lanka and was interviewed by the Daily News, Sri Lanka on 13 December 2016, in regard to making museums more interactive.
AusHeritage was established in 1996 to facilitate the engagement of practitioners and organisations for the Australian heritage industry in the overseas arena and is the only nationally based, multi-disciplinary cultural heritage organisation in Australia.
AusHeritage chairperson, Vinod Daniel, discusses six major challenges facing museums in India. These challenges include appointing a permanent director; be given a degree of autonomy; upgrading the staff selection process; make museums more attractive for audiences; prioritise the collection; and bring intangible aspects to the fold.
The 2016 AusHeritage lecture and workshop program on Taiwan’s Kinmen Island was held between 21 to 24 June, 2016. Participants came from public sector organisations (both national and local government), universities, the private sector (essentially local SMEs), interested citizens and
AusHeritage is a network of Australian cultural heritage management organisations, established by the Australian Government in 1996. The network aims to facilitate the engagement of practitioners and organisations for the Australian heritage industry in the overseas arena.