Six Regional NSW Hubs Funded to bring Collections to Life

Six regional areas across the State will have their collections digitally brought to life with funding, made available under the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund.

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Shoalhaven Regional Gallery launches online collection

This new resource offers an opportunity to explore the nearly 1,000 works held by the council and discover treasures of the Gallery storeroom.

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Training in Mukurtu for ACHAA

Members of the Aboriginal Culture, Heritage & Arts Association are at the half way point in a series of online training workshops in Mukurtu (MOOK-oo-too) the open source Content Management System built with First Nations communities in mind.

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Victorian Collections online portal launched

An online trove of Victoria’s cultural and historical collections has been launched, connecting the public with thousands of rare and precious items to collectively tell the story of Victoria.

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Safe COVID Cleaning for Collections – Webinar

Museum & Galleries of NSW partnered with International Conservation Services and Sydney Living Museums to present a webinar on the importance and risks of COVID cleaning. The expert conservation presenters covered how to approach regular and, if necessary, deep cleans of historic properties and collections.

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Getting Hot & Heavy at the Museum of the Riverina

The Museum of the Riverina collection research has taken the humble iron and made it the star of its new exhibition, Hot and Heavy.

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Sustainable Collections Program making strides in Orange

A small group of dedicated volunteers have been working since 2013 on a collection documentation project.

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Fairfield City Heritage Collection

The brand new website brings together collections relating to the history and heritage of the Fairfield City area. Designed for local history enthusiasts and professional researchers alike, people are now able to browse objects from the Fairfield City Museum & Gallery (FCMG) Collection including historical photographs, oral history recordings and local history resources such as Council Minutes, maps and publications.

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$8 million boost to enhance Australia’s Trove portal

The Federal Government will provide an additional $8 million for the National Library of Australia over the next two years to support the ongoing development of Australia’s digital heritage portal, Trove.

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AR+COLLECT

An ambitious collection research project designed to give audiences unprecedented ‘behind the scenes’ access to the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery collection.

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Hawkesbury Museum and Gallery collections go online

The collections of both the Hawkesbury Regional Museum and Hawkesbury Regional Gallery are now accessible online. We spoke to Rebecca Turnbull, acting Gallery and Museum Director about the project and its challenges.

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Explore Coffs Collections

The Coffs Harbour Library, Museum and Gallery team are offering the opportunity to have a sneak peek at a new online project they have been developing - Coffs Collections.

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City of Sydney reveals new Archives & History Resources catalogue

The City of Sydney Archives has revealed its new Archives & History Resources online catalogue, featuring digital access to 450,000 items from its collection.

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Hyde Park Barracks reopens with a new immersive digital experience

The new personalised storytelling experience is data-driven, tracking visitors as they move around the site.

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Gather – a new space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their cultural heritage

In an Australian first, the State Library of NSW has launched a digital space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their histories and cultures which are held in the collections at the Library.

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New online catalogue designs revealed by Trove and State Library of NSW

Trove, run by the National Library of Australia, and the State Library of NSW have both revealed major updates to their online catalogues for preview and feedback.

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Tourists Paradise – an online exhibition

The Port Macquarie Museum has announced the launch of its online exhibition and digital storytelling project website Tourists Paradise.

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Crystal Clear: standards and guidance for digitising regional collections

M&G NSW is pleased to release this step-by-step guide that addresses the challenges and methods of digitising collections held in regional museums, galleries and Aboriginal keeping places.

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Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Online

Video documentation of the 2019 Regional Stakeholder Forum.

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Kaldor Public Art Projects: 50 Years, 35 Projects and brand new Digital Archive

Kaldor Public Art Projects launched its new Digital Archive, which includes 20,000 items, with a syposium at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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