collection cleaning

Safe COVID Cleaning for Collections – Webinar

MGNSW has partnered with International Conservation Services and Sydney Living Museums to bring you a timely webinar on the importance and risks of COVID cleaning. Hear from experts about how to approach regular and if necessary deep cleans of historic properties and collections including learning about how the COVID 19 virus spreads, identifying vulnerable items and surfaces and managing safety issues for personnel.

Covid-19 Sector Survey – Report

The final results of our survey into the economic and operational effects that the shutdown and continued restrictions have exacted on museums, galleries and keeping places in NSW.

COVID-19 Resources

A collection of resources for the museum and gallery sector to assist in navigating the broader impact of COVID-19. We have collated the most useful resources in one place.

Planning to re-open

We have compiled this comprehensive resource for museums and galleries planning to re-open to the public. Whilst the NSW Government has stated that museums, galleries and libraries may open as of 1 June, there are still several important precautions that must be taken to ensure that staff, volunteers and visitors are COVID safe.

Practical things you can do while your museum is closed due to COVID-19

Having a museum closed for an indefinite time provides an opportunity to catch up on some of those activities that can be difficult to do when a museum is open and focused on visitor needs.

Planning a Regional Gallery

A public art gallery is an important cultural and social focus for any community. Here is a checklist for what to consider and plan for.