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Registration Info

The Conference will include a Welcome Reception, 2 full days of Keynote and Parallel Presentations, Networking Dinners at local restaurants, Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards, and Masterclasses and Workshops.


All registration costs listed include GST and Eventbrite fees.

Concession rates are for Volunteers, Students or Pensioners.
Member rates are for members of Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA) or Public Galleries Queensland (PGQ).

Important Dates
Early bird Registration closes 19 July 2019
Late bird Registration closes 30 August 2019

$415     $495    Concession Conference Registration
$485     $565    Member Conference Registration
$495     $575    Standard Conference Registration

$250     $290    Day registration only

$60       $80      Workshop / Masterclass

$25       $25      Additional ticket to Welcome Reception*

$49       $49      Cultural Bus Tour
$40       $40      Weaving Workshop
Free      Free     Cairns Public Art Walking Tour
Free      Free     Cairns and District Chinese Association Inc. Tour

Free      Free     Networking Dinners – delegates pay their own way

$15       $15      Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards

*As part of your Conference Registration you receive 1 complimentary Welcome Reception ticket


To assist with Conference registration and/or travel costs to attend Opening Doors, the following bursaries may be available to you:

Regional Arts Fund Quick Response Grants

Opened: 1 July 2019 (Flying Arts Alliance will notify all applicants via email of the results of their application within 15 days of submission)
Quick Response Grants are intended to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities.
Funds available: Up to $3,000
Eligibility: Open to people living in regional Queensland.
More information:

Regional Arts Development Fund

Closes: Check with your local Council's RADF Liaison Officer
RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive community and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities, across Queensland.
Your local council may have a category in RADF for arts works living in regional queensland to attend professional development activities. Please contact your local Council's RADF Liaison Officer to find out more info.

Cancellation Policy

Delegates who do find themselves unable to attend the Conference after registering, are most welcome to nominate a substitute. Museums & Galleries Queensland must be notified in writing of any substitutions (email

Any cancellations must also be made in writing to Museums & Galleries Queensland. Cancellations received before 30 August 2019 will be refunded. Cancellations after 30 August are NOT refundable.


Museums & Galleries Queensland
122 Gerler Road
Hendra QLD 4011

t: (07) 3059 9740 / Freecall within QLD: 1800 866 101

ABN: 32 109 874 811
ACN: 109 874 811

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