Mentorship Program

Tesha Malott, General Manager, Firstdraft  and Emma Crimmings

2015 Mentorship recipient Tesha Malott, General Manager, Firstdraft and Emma Crimmings, Director, Gertrude Contemporary. Courtesy Tesha Malott.


Mentorships provide opportunities for emerging and mid-level NSW museum and gallery staff to spend two weeks with a state, national or smaller, more specialised organisation.

In 2016, up to $3,000 per placement is available and individuals can be hosted at the following organisations:

  • Australian Museum Lifelong Learning Branch
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, National Centre for Creative Learning
  • Sydney Living Museums
  • Mentorship applicants also have the option to choose their own organisation.

M&G NSW staff can provide advice on possible placements and make contact with organisations on their behalf.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 8 April 2016.

Need more information? Contact our Professional Development Coordinator






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This is an Arts NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW on behalf of the NSW Government. 

The Museums & Galleries of NSW 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.

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