Monash Gallery of Artwork to rebrand as Museum of Australian Images

Monash Gallery of Artwork to rebrand as Museum of Australian Images

Melbourne’s Monash Gallery of Artwork (MGA) is ready to rebrand and change into often called the Museum of Australian Images (MAPh) from later this month.

The MGA opened in 1990, with a spotlight on accumulating and exhibiting all varieties of visible artwork, together with work, sculpture, and pictures.

Image: MAPh
Picture: MAPh

On the time, there have been no different establishments within the nation devoted to the gathering of Australian pictures, and a choice was made to decide to this artwork type.

Right this moment, the MGA holds a major assortment of over 3700 Australian photographic works, and in addition runs the celebrated William and Winifred Bowness Images Prize. 

Now, greater than 30 years from the gallery’s launch, MGA will be rebranded as MAPh – the Museum of Australian Images, with the gallery furthering its ambitions of being the preeminent nationwide establishment devoted to championing Australian pictures.

In keeping with MaPh, the rebrand additionally comes with new methods to ‘assist join our communities, empower Australian artists and convey extra worth to the humanities sector as an entire.’

Anouska Phizacklea, Gallery Director, says the rebrand will higher replicate what the the gallery does.

“It displays the worth that MAPh brings to each the neighborhood and the humanities sector, and one which reaches native, nationwide and worldwide audiences as we domesticate a neighborhood that’s actively engaged with Australian pictures,” she says.

MAPh will formally launch its rebrand on Sunday 19 March 2023 at 12:00pm, with an artwork appreciation and household enjoyable day occasion on the gallery. This can be a free neighborhood occasion and open to the general public. 

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