Interview with Tegan Anthes, Museum Advisor

Tegan Anthes is part of our Museum Advisor program, which connects organisations with industry professionals. Tegan uses her expertise in conservation to assist the museums and collecting organisations within the Lithgow Local Government.

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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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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program – now open

Travel and professional development opportunities for people who work or volunteer in the small-to-medium museums and galleries.

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M&G NSW’s Let’s Get Digital project receives funding from Create NSW

M&G NSW is pleased to announce that we have received funding from Create NSW, as part of their Arts Restart scheme, to undertake a new project: Let’s Get Digital. The project will fund 15 new digital projects at museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW.

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Standards Call Out 2021

This program helps small to medium museums manage their organisations, engage with the community and care for their collections.

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Interview – Craig Barker, Chau Chak Wing Museum

We recently visited the newly opened Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney and spoke with Craig Barker, Manager of Education and Public Programs.

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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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Chau Chak Wing Museum opens

Sydney’s newest museum opens its doors to the public on 18 November.

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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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New Home for the Australian Railway Historical Society NSW

The new home of the Australian Railway Historical Society (NSW) consolidates its archives, research space, book shop and office inside a newly renovated, light-filled space.

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Volunteer Museum Grants Round 2 Now Open

We are now accepting applications for two funding opportunities from the 2020 Volunteer Museum Grant Program: Small Grants and Project Development Grants.

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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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Interview – Museum of Human Disease

Located at University of New South Wales in Kensington, the Museum houses over 2,500 diseased human tissues specimens.

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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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Behind the Scenes with Batemans Bay Heritage Museum

An interview with Myf Thompson about the extensive behind the scenes work undertaken at Batemans Bay Heritage Museum during the COVID-19 closure.

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