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Museums Australia responds

MA welcomes debate about a Public Galleries peak body.

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The art of reinvention

Summit rethinks arts advocacy and leadership.

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Free to a good home

Great deal - artwork storage racks for free!

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Arts sense and art cents

What's being said about international arts funding.

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Submit Your Event to the NSW Seniors Festival

List your event for FREE in the NSW Seniors Festival.

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We have moved!

After 16 years M&G has left The Gunnery. 

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A future for Western Sydney

Western Sydney arts research published by Deloitte.

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Tweed Museum reopens!

Move over Margaret Olley, there's a new kid on the block!

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Let them know you're there

Promotion basics from the LGA Tourism conference.

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Join in: Community engagement and museums

A UWS study into community engagement work and participatory practice in museums.

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Nominate now!

Do you know a volunteer that deserves some well-earned recognition?

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IMAGinE: a well kept secret

There's a cone of silence around the winners.

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Talking Machines get the go-ahead

Riverina's rich rural history gets funding.

 

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New Monies: New Partnership

Museums working together to achieve a mutual beneficial outcome.

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Your Most Obedient Servant

Australian Museum collection and visual art exhibition to tour.

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Frank Howarth to depart Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is set to lose Frank Howarth from the helm 

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2015 Hazel de Berg Award

for Excellence in Oral History - nominations now open!

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Down in the shed

Opening of the Chaff Shed draws big crowds.

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Current call outs

Standards and Seniors Week need you now.

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Have your say

NSW Arts and Cultural Policy Discussion Closes soon

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Finding our direction

Museums turn towards participating in the future of society.

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Museum Studies MOOC

Join the revolution - free online learning!

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Your two-cents worth

Celebrate and debate: Remote, regional and community call out.

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Being perfectly Frank

M&G talks to Frank Howarth, President of Museums Australia.

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New Museum Director steps up

High calibre female director takes the helm.

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Harvesting the Value of Tourism

Find out about the 2014 Local Government NSW Tourism Conference.

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Newcastle public meeting called

Next chapter in the Newcastle story: public meeting called

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Newcastle’s saga continues

Meeting attracts 300 people in support of staff and sculpture.

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And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to the MAPDA and MAGNA winners.

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The future is 3D

What does 3D mean for museums and galleries?

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Not another broken promise

A new cultural precinct disregarded for Parramatta.

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Artists fees – a recent discussion

If artists are to be paid fairly we need the public gallery network.

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Saumarez Homestead develops mobile App

Smartphone and mobile apps can enhance and attract new audiences.

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NSW Government Volunteering survey

Sign up to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers. 

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Guess who’s going to the Museum?

The 'who', 'what', 'where' and 'why' of museum audiences.

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Will the real stakeholders please stand up?

Calling all regional partners, collaborators, contributors and cultural custodians.

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Mukurtu masterclass

Need to know more about Mukurtu and the Travelling Places program? Listen up.

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Upping our Standards

Changes to the NSW Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries program.

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Offer: gallery frames

Ideal for small galleries or museums.

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NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship announced

Heath Franco was awarded the prestigious emerging artist fellowship.

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Catalyst for what?

Catalyst arts funding under the microscope.

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For the love of museum selfies

Guest writer Alli Burness reflects on identity in Museum Selfie Day.

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Arts and culture win on Australia Day

Advocates for NSW arts and cultural heritage honoured.

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Museums Association launches its revised Code of Ethics

The revised code sets out three essential principles: public engagement and public benefit; stewardship of collections; and individual and institutional integrity.

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Hambledon Cottage – 50th anniversary celebration

Recognised as an influential model for many historical societies in NSW.

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#MuseumWeek is coming

Are you ready for this worldwide cultural event?

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Are you ready for Heritage Week?

Australian Heritage week is about to kick off across the country.

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Museum Managers meet

NSW Local Government Museum Managers Round Table

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LGNSW Arts and Culture Forum

Local government in an atmosphere of significant change.

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The defunding of the NETS Australia Network shocks public galleries nationally

The Australia Council’s funding decision will result in reduced capacity for the NETS network and have an ongoing effect on Australia’s regional gallery sector. 

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National Day of Action

Stop the Attack on the Arts: National Day of Action

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Submissions open for NSW state inquiry

Is there enough funding and support for NSW museums and galleries? Have your say

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NSW Health and the Arts Framework launched

Supporting collaboration between local health services and the arts sector.

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Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences appoints two new Directors

New curatorial and programs directors have been announced by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

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MAMA seeks new team to continue success

Director Jacqui Hemsley and Curator Bianca Acimovic are departing.

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Ask A Curator Day

Ask a Curator Day is a worldwide Twitter Q&A with a variety of participating museums and galleries.

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Museums Discovery Centre opens up the states great collections

The rich collections of three of the states leading museums will be housed in one facility and on permanent display to the public.

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Planting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens

To mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the State Library of NSW is staging two fascinating exhibitions that showcase the rich story of gardens and garden‐making in Australia

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MAMA appoints a new Director

AlburyCity has announced the appointment of Bree Pickering as the new Director of Murray Art Museum Albury. 

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New Director appointed to oversee the new Orange Regional Museum and Orange Regional Gallery

Orange City Council has announced Brad Hammond will take on the new role of Gallery & Museum Director.

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The National

The initial selection of nine artists for the inaugural exhibition of The National have been released.

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ARTLANDS a huge success

Michael Rolfe takes a look at Artlands, the hugely successful regional arts conference recently held in Dubbo.

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Museums Association publishes a Manifesto for Tolerance and Inclusion

A statement on ethical values and practical actions for museums in a changing political landscape.

 

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Bringing it everywhere, all the time

Do we need to change how we think about art/culture in regional and metropolitan NSW

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2017 Artist and Curator Residencies awarded

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2017 Dobell Exhibition Grant recipients announced

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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program - now open

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Moving Histories // Future Projections - interview with curators Diana Smith & Kelly Doley

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Oral History Australia Conference - call for papers

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