Australian Research Council grant awarded to consortium researching ways for museums to preserve performance art

Precarious Movements: Choreography and the Museum is a major research partnership between the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Tate UK, and UNSW Sydney.

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Covid-19 Sector Survey – 12 month follow up

M&G NSW is conducting a follow up survey to determine how the ongoing health restrictions and consequential disruptions are affecting the museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres in NSW and to know how you’ve navigated the difficulties and uncertainty of the last 12 months.

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Interview with Anita Kumar, CEO of Early Start Discovery Space

Early Start Discovery Space, located at the University of Wollongong, is one of only a handful of museums in Australia dedicated to young audiences, and is the only one in the world based on a university campus. We interviewed CEO Anita Kumar to learn more.

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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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Museums as Sites of Civil Society: Survey of cultural institutions

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Museum and Heritage Studies program are undertaking a survey of small to medium museums and galleries as part of the ongoing Museums as Sites of Civil Society project.

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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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National Benchmarking – Public Galleries Survey

Museums & Galleries of NSW is partnering with National Public Galleries Alliance members in a major survey of public galleries nationally.

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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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COVID-19 Sector Survey – Preliminary Findings

The results of our survey so far, as was expected, show that many organisations have suffered major financial losses and have been forced to cut programs as well as a reduction in staff and volunteers.

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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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Australian Public Galleries Snapshot

A new report launched by the National Public Galleries Alliance reminds us of the vital role that public galleries play in Australia.

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Covid-19 sector survey

Museums & Galleries of NSW is conducting a survey of museums, galleries and Aboriginal Cultural Centres within the state to ascertain the economic and operational effects that the shutdown and continued restrictions are having.

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Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum sector peers gather for #GLAMSLAM20

On Friday 6 March, the Australian Centre for Public History, UTS hosted GLAMSLAM 2020 – “a day for those working in and with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.”

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The MCA develops online artmaking toolkit for people living with dementia

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has launched a first-of-its-kind online toolkit specifically designed for individuals living with dementia and their support networks.

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Domestic Arts Tourism – Connecting the Country

The latest Australia Council research report finds that arts tourists are high-value tourists: they travel further, stay longer and spend more than domestic tourists overall.

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Arts and Culture Governance Spotlight Report

The Australia Council has published a new report that highlights the unique nature of the arts sector, that also provides an effective comparison and benchmark with other not-for-profit organisations.

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New findings on Cultural Activity in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released two sets findings regarding cultural activity in Australia in 2017-2018; Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues and Events and Participation in Selected Cultural Activities.

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