IMAGinE Awards

Nominations Are Now Open for the 2024 IMAGinE Awards

NSW Health Infrastructure Arts and Health Award

The NSW Health Infrastructure Arts and Health Award will be awarded to an eligible cultural organisation, working in partnership with a Local Health District, in delivering an innovative arts and health project. The winner will receive $10,000 to carry out the project.

‘Lights On, Doors Open’ - Stipend Program Supporting Volunteer-led Museums in NSW

The ‘Lights On, Doors Open’ stipend program has been established to relieve the pressures faced by volunteer-led museums and Aboriginal cultural centres in NSW.


Exhibitions managed by Museums & Galleries of NSW touring nationally.

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.


Stories inspired by the objects, records and artworks cared for by museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres, located throughout regional NSW

Consultants Register

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

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?


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.


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


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


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


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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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Paper Conservation, identifying common forms of damage and storing paper in your collection

A Conservator from International Conservation Services demonstrates the most common types and causes of damage that can affect paper collections and explains how to identify them. Additionally, the presentation covers the ideal conditions for storing and displaying paper items in your collection.

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What is Significance 2.0 and why use it?

In this video, Museums of History NSW Curator Anna Cossu briefly outlines what ‘Significance’ is and the benefits of using the significance assessment process.

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reCollections : Caring for Collections Across Australia

Provides practical advice and guidance designed to help museums, galleries, and custodians of historical collections care for their heritage. reCollections explains how to apply preventative conservation techniques to cultural objects and collections.

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National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries 2.0

The National Standards aim to support Australian museums, galleries and collecting organisations to achieve their objectives, from high-level policy, planning and stakeholder liaison, to practical everyday activities.

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