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.
A small group of dedicated volunteers have been working since 2013 on a collection documentation project.
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.
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.
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.
The City of Sydney Archives has revealed its new Archives & History Resources online catalogue, featuring digital access to 450,000 items from its collection.
The new personalised storytelling experience is data-driven, tracking visitors as they move around the site.
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.
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.
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.
Kaldor Public Art Projects launched its new Digital Archive, which includes 20,000 items, with a syposium at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Bathurst Regional Council is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations to undertake the design, documentation and construction of the Central Tablelands Collections Facility at Bathurst.
M&G NSW will be visiting a number of regional areas to discuss a proposed regional collection digitisation program and demonstrate the Collections and Stories prototype website.