How can museums stay relevant? - 22 Dec 2019

How can museums stay relevant? Museum man Vinod Daniel has answers

Daniel, chairman of the board for AusHeritage, has worked closely on museum projects pan-India, including the Madras Museum, the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in Delhi.

Museums need to become socially relevant - 1 Dec 2019

India’s museums need to focus on the country’s living culture and intangible heritage rather just blindly follow the Western tangible or object-based approach in order to attract footfalls and a loyal following, feels Vinod Daniel, Chair of AusHeritage and a former long-serving Member on the Board of Australia-India Council.

AusHeritage meetings in Delhi - 5 Nov 2019

AusHeritage was invited by colleagues at Meinhardt to attend a meeting with Dr Vinita Srivastava Executive Director (Heritage). AusHeritage was represented by Vinod Daniel, Dr MacLaren North and Graham Ormsby. The delegation highlighted the capacities and capabilities of both groups and the intentions to undertake development work for the Railway Heritage Division. AusHeritage were requested to submit an EOI detailing capacities and areas of interest that could be pursued.

AusHeritage Chair re-elected to ICOM Board - 16 Sept 2019

International museums peak body ICOM’s Kyoto meet elects AusHeritage Chair to its Board

Renowned museum expert Vinod Daniel has been re-elected to the Board of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). This will be the second term on ICOM’s Board for Mr Daniel. ICOM, based in Paris, represents over 45,000 museum professionals and 20,000 museums from over 140 countries.

AusHeritage provide free spectacles in India - Aug 2019

AusHeritage Board members Graham Ormsby, Roger Beeston and Robyn Riddett provided free spectacles in India through the Indian based charity India Vision Institute during their last mission to India in October 2018.

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.

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