Sector Census 2022

The Museums & Galleries of NSW team is conducting a comprehensive survey of the sector. As trusted colleagues, we value your participation and insights in this research.

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Storyplace

The Storyplace website is now live and available to browse

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Online resources

Practical help and advice for almost anything you might need to do in managing a museum or gallery. Includes strategic planning, branding, collection care, exhibition development, exhibition installation and industry research.

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Standards Program

The Standards Program is designed to assist small to medium museums and galleries to operate sustainably by assessing their practice against The National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries.

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Exhibitions

Exhibitions managed by Museums & Galleries of NSW touring nationally.

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Jobs

Current employment opportunities in the museum & gallery sector.

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Consultants Register

A resource for regional and small organisations seeking expertise in a particular area of practice.

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Museum Advisors

Do you need to increase and sustain your volunteer or visitor numbers? Looking for a way to develop new ideas or build skills in your museum?

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We support museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW by developing skills, connections, funding and touring exhibitions

About Us

Find practical help and advice for almost anything you might need to do in managing a museum or gallery. We have many printable factsheets as well as recommended external resources that demonstrate best practice.

Resources

We offer devolved grants for Volunteer Museums and Gallery grants, which are awarded to regional public galleries, art spaces and Aboriginal cultural centres.

Grants

We offer many unique programs, including the IMAGinE Awards, Museum Advisors and Standards Program.

Programs

Currently advertised jobs in the museum and gallery sector in New South Wales.

Jobs

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Subscribe to our email newsletter, to keep up to date on new jobs, industry updates, funding opportunities and more.

Touring Exhibitions

We run the largest touring program of contemporary visual art and craft in NSW, delivering the best Australian art to regional, remote and metropolitan audiences through the comprehensive network of public galleries and museums Australia wide.

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Resources

Flood and Water Damage

A collection of resources that deal with the process of salvaging water damaged collections for museums and galleries.

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How to Develop a Disaster Plan

This is a 'how-to' guide by M&G that describes the steps involved with developing a disaster plan.

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Using QR Codes in Museums and Galleries

QR codes can be utilised for a broad range of purposes in museums and galleries including directing a user to a web page or an application, linking to audio guides, and conducting audience research. This guide provides an introduction to QR codes and how to use them.

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Crystal Clear: standards and guidance for digitising regional collections

This step-by-step guide addresses all the challenges of digitising objects held in regional museums, galleries and Aboriginal keeping places.

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