We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 round of the Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program.
The Program provides professional development opportunities to museum and gallery staff, and museum volunteers in NSW. The Fellowships are designed for senior professionals to undertake a two-week placement within an international institution, while the Mentorships placements are available for early to mid-career staff with an Australian host organisation for two weeks. The Volunteer Placements allow for volunteers from small or volunteer managed museum to also be placed within an Australian cultural institution.
The Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program is a Create NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW on behalf of the NSW Government.
Mentorship Program (up $3,000 per placement)
A professional development program to develop skills and cultivate networks through access to the expertise and resources of larger or specialised organisations.
Ms Alinta Magquire – Wollongong Art Gallery
Ms Anna Ridley – Old Gov House, Parramatta (National Trust)
Mrs Yolande Williams – Slim Dusty Centre Kempsey Shire Council
Ms Sally MacLennan – Orange Regional Museum
Ms Ellen Worgan – Museum of Human Disease
Volunteer Placement Program (Up to $1,500 per placement)
A professional development program for volunteer staff of volunteer managed/small museums to develop skills that meet a need within their museum and that they can share with their colleagues.
Ms Cathy Cooper – Braidwood and District Historical Society
Mrs Christine Murphy – Kangaroo Valley Historical Society Inc