Grants we administer

Building Improvement

The program focuses on providing expert assessments of museum and gallery buildings and how they function in terms of collection care, environmental sustainability and visit comfort.

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Audience Development Fund

Assistance for galleries to target and develop new audiences. Now open!

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Artist or Curator Residency

Supports innovative and adventurous contemporary art in regional Australia. Now open!

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Dobell Exhibition Grant

Supporting the development of innovative curated visual art exhibitions in regional NSW galleries. Now open!

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Fellowship Program

Provides senior staff at NSW regional museums and galleries the opportunity to spend two weeks at an international cultural organisation

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Mentorship Program

Mentorships are a valuable professional development opportunity for emerging and mid-level regional museum and gallery staff.

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Volunteer Placements

Volunteer staff from volunteer managed and small museums or Aboriginal cultural organisations in NSW can apply for a professional skills development placement.

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Leg Up Grants

Quick response skill development grants for workers in volunteer-managed museums.

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Skills Development Grants

Providing skill development training and networking events.

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Small Grants

Aims to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums and keeping places.

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Project Development Grants

Allows community museums and keeping places to carry out strategic and innovative projects.

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The Museums & Galleries of NSW website supports and promotes volunteer, artist run and professionally staffed public museums and galleries, and Aboriginal cultural centres, throughout NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Museums & Galleries of NSW
(M&G NSW) provides programs and services improving the visitor experience in small to medium museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW.

Vital support for regional touring

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Introducing the Welcome to Country app

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Guess who’s going to the Museum?

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Meaning and significance

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Catalyst for what?

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The tourists are coming!

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Free showcases on offer

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New Museum Director steps up

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Seeking new home

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2015 Hazel de Berg Award

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