Event date: Friday 26 November 2021
In response to the devastating Black Summer bushfires that affected Australia from November 2019 - March 2020, the PGAV is pleased to present a special session on integrating the impacts of climate change into gallery Disaster Preparedness Plans. Crystal Stubbs, Director at East Gippsland Art Gallery and Simone Nolan Manager Arts, Culture and Events at the Rural City of Wangaratta will provide their first hand experience of the Black Summer bushfires.
This session is supported by the Creative Recovery Fund, delivered by Regional Arts Victoria and jointly funded by the Victorian Government and Commonwealth Government under the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
Professor Robyn Sloggett, Director, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, University of Melbourne
Dr Marcelle Scott, Research Fellow, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, University of Melbourne
Crystal Stubbs, Director, East Gippsland Art Gallery
Simone Nolan, Manager, Arts, Culture and Events, Rural City of Wangaratta