New Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf set to open

Sydney’s newest public art gallery, Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf will open to the public on Thursday 4 November 2021, housed within the architecturally reworked 122-year-old St Brigid’s building overlooking Sydney Harbour in Double Bay.

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Create NSW – Roadmap to Reopening Update – Recording

Create NSW recently hosted a webinar outlining current information available to help prepare for reopening.

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New CEO announced for Bundanon

Rachel Kent has been announced as the new CEO of Bundanon Trust

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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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Registrations Open For Arts Activated 2021 Conference

Early bird registrations for the Arts Activated 2021 conference are now open. Australia’s leading forum for making arts, culture and events more accessible and inclusive for arts practitioners and audiences with disability.

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Additional funding to transform State Library of NSW

A new underground auditorium, gallery and expanded bookshop, café and foyer are some of the enhancements the NSW Government is making to the State Library of NSW.

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The Regional and Public Galleries Association of NSW elects a new Executive Committee

Members of RPG NSW recently met to elect a new Executive Committee.

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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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Brett Adlington to be Museums & Galleries of NSW new CEO

The board of Museums & Galleries of NSW is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Adlington as the Chief Executive Officer of M&G NSW.

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Maintaining COVID-19 Best Practices

As almost a whole year has passed since the first COVID-19 cases were identified in Australia, people may be feeling complacent. However, it's important that museums and galleries continue to lead by example by maintaining best practices.

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After a $57.5 Million Transformation, the Australian Museum Reopens to the Public

In addition to revealing 3,000sqm of new public space, the Museum announced free general entry for the public and its carbon neutral certification.

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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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Powerhouse Parramatta Project Update

Infrastructure NSW has now reviewed all submissions received for the State Significant Development Application.  

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Art Gallery of NSW announces revitalisation of historic building as part of Sydney Modern Project transformation 

The upgrades will restore original architectural features of the building, provide more space for art and scholarship, and enhance the visitor experience and sustainable operations.  

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The Western Sydney Powerhouse Community Alliance Launches

On Thursday 8 October, an Alliance of influential Western Sydney organisations and individuals announced their combined support of the Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.

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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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Colombian curator José Roca appointed as Artistic Director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney (2022)

Roca will reduce the environmental impact of the Biennale limiting international travel during the research process by working with a worldwide network of colleagues, (re)producing works locally, and working inter-institutionally to optimise resources.

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Powerhouse Ultimo: Community Consultation

The Powerhouse Museum is calling on the community to have its voice heard in planning for the renewal of Powerhouse Ultimo.

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Engaging with Museums, Galleries and Keeping Places in the Time of Social Distancing

Although most museums, galleries and Aboriginal keeping places are now closed due to COVID-19, there are still many ways to engage with them. Here is a list of online resources and activities to keep your cultural curiosity piqued. Last updated 14 August

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Create NSW calls arts and cultural experts to join Artform Advisory Boards

Create NSW is calling for expressions of interest from leading arts and cultural experts across the State for appointment to the 2020/2021 Artform Advisory Boards.

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