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New Monies: New Partnership

Museums working together to achieve a mutual beneficial outcome.

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Down in the shed

Opening of the Chaff Shed draws big crowds.

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Have your say

NSW Arts and Cultural Policy Discussion Closes soon

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Frank Howarth to depart Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is set to lose Frank Howarth from the helm 

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Newcastle’s saga continues

Meeting attracts 300 people in support of staff and sculpture.

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New Museum Director steps up

High calibre female director takes the helm.

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Harvesting the Value of Tourism

Find out about the 2014 Local Government NSW Tourism Conference.

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Finding our direction

Museums turn towards participating in the future of society.

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Newcastle public meeting called

Next chapter in the Newcastle story: public meeting called

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The future is 3D

What does 3D mean for museums and galleries?

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Tweed Museum reopens!

Move over Margaret Olley, there's a new kid on the block!

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Artists fees – a recent discussion

If artists are to be paid fairly we need the public gallery network.

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And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to the MAPDA and MAGNA winners.

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Free to a good home

Great deal - artwork storage racks for free!

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Arts sense and art cents

What's being said about international arts funding.

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Your Most Obedient Servant

Australian Museum collection and visual art exhibition to tour.

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The art of reinvention

Summit rethinks arts advocacy and leadership.

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IMAGinE: a well kept secret

There's a cone of silence around the winners.

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Your two-cents worth

Celebrate and debate: Remote, regional and community call out.

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Current call outs

Standards and Seniors Week need you now.

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Talking Machines get the go-ahead

Riverina's rich rural history gets funding.

 

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Join in: Community engagement and museums

A UWS study into community engagement work and participatory practice in museums.

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Museum Studies MOOC

Join the revolution - free online learning!

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Let them know you're there

Promotion basics from the LGA Tourism conference.

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Museums Australia responds

MA welcomes debate about a Public Galleries peak body.

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A future for Western Sydney

Western Sydney arts research published by Deloitte.

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We have moved!

After 16 years M&G has left The Gunnery. 

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Being perfectly Frank

M&G talks to Frank Howarth, President of Museums Australia.

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Nominate now!

Do you know a volunteer that deserves some well-earned recognition?

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2015 Hazel de Berg Award

for Excellence in Oral History - nominations now open!

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Not another broken promise

A new cultural precinct disregarded for Parramatta.

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Are you ready for Heritage Week?

Australian Heritage week is about to kick off across the country.

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Submit Your Event to the NSW Seniors Festival

List your event for FREE in the NSW Seniors Festival.

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Hambledon Cottage – 50th anniversary celebration

Recognised as an influential model for many historical societies in NSW.

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Saumarez Homestead develops mobile App

Smartphone and mobile apps can enhance and attract new audiences.

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NSW Government Volunteering survey

Sign up to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers. 

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Will the real stakeholders please stand up?

Calling all regional partners, collaborators, contributors and cultural custodians.

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Guess who’s going to the Museum?

The 'who', 'what', 'where' and 'why' of museum audiences.

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Catalyst for what?

Catalyst arts funding under the microscope.

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Upping our Standards

Changes to the NSW Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries program.

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NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship announced

Heath Franco was awarded the prestigious emerging artist fellowship.

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Mukurtu masterclass

Need to know more about Mukurtu and the Travelling Places program? Listen up.

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For the love of museum selfies

Guest writer Alli Burness reflects on identity in Museum Selfie Day.

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Offer: gallery frames

Ideal for small galleries or museums.

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Planting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens

To mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the State Library of NSW is staging two fascinating exhibitions that showcase the rich story of gardens and garden‐making in Australia

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Museum Managers meet

NSW Local Government Museum Managers Round Table

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National Day of Action

Stop the Attack on the Arts: National Day of Action

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Submissions open for NSW state inquiry

Is there enough funding and support for NSW museums and galleries? Have your say

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Arts and culture win on Australia Day

Advocates for NSW arts and cultural heritage honoured.

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Museums Association launches its revised Code of Ethics

The revised code sets out three essential principles: public engagement and public benefit; stewardship of collections; and individual and institutional integrity.

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LGNSW Arts and Culture Forum

Local government in an atmosphere of significant change.

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#MuseumWeek is coming

Are you ready for this worldwide cultural event?

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MAMA appoints a new Director

AlburyCity has announced the appointment of Bree Pickering as the new Director of Murray Art Museum Albury. 

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The defunding of the NETS Australia Network shocks public galleries nationally

The Australia Council’s funding decision will result in reduced capacity for the NETS network and have an ongoing effect on Australia’s regional gallery sector. 

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Champagne Cracked on the Bow

Friends of Orange Regional Museum launched.

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Bringing it everywhere, all the time

Do we need to change how we think about art/culture in regional and metropolitan NSW

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NSW Health and the Arts Framework launched

Supporting collaboration between local health services and the arts sector.

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International Museum Day 2017

The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2017.

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New Director appointed to oversee the new Orange Regional Museum and Orange Regional Gallery

Orange City Council has announced Brad Hammond will take on the new role of Gallery & Museum Director.

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ARTLANDS a huge success

Michael Rolfe takes a look at Artlands, the hugely successful regional arts conference recently held in Dubbo.

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Ask A Curator Day

Ask a Curator Day is a worldwide Twitter Q&A with a variety of participating museums and galleries.

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MAMA seeks new team to continue success

Director Jacqui Hemsley and Curator Bianca Acimovic are departing.

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The National

The initial selection of nine artists for the inaugural exhibition of The National have been released.

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Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences appoints two new Directors

New curatorial and programs directors have been announced by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

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Launch of Di'van | A Journal of Accounts - Art, Culture, Theory

Conceived to offer critical interpretations of contemporary visual art and its broader art historical, theoretical and socio-political contexts.

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A Cultural Plan for Parramatta

A new cultural discussion paper and plan that sets out a roadmap for Parramatta to strengthen the cultural and social fabric of the region. 

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Museums Discovery Centre opens up the states great collections

The rich collections of three of the states leading museums will be housed in one facility and on permanent display to the public.

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Museums Association publishes a Manifesto for Tolerance and Inclusion

A statement on ethical values and practical actions for museums in a changing political landscape.

 

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The economics of Australia’s small-to-medium visual arts sector

Australia’s small to medium visual arts organisations are expected to do about double the work for less than half the funding, according to a new research report launched by NAVA.

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Change of Leadership for NAVA

After twenty-two years, Tamara Winikoff has announced her resignation as Executive Director of the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).

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New museum for Western Sydney

Register your interest to be involved in the consultation process for a new arts and cultural facility in Western Sydney.

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National Trust Heritage Awards 2017 winners

Congratulations to all winners and highly commendeds

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Australian Heritage Festival

Communities across NSW are invited to share their stories and recognise the many narratives that have shaped NSW.

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Goulburn Regional Art Gallery appoints a new Director

Goulburn Mulwaree Council has announced the appointment of Gina Mobayed as the new Director of Goulburn Regional Art Gallery.

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Bundanon Trust reveal a Masterplan design for Riversdale property

The Masterplan design includes a creative learning centre, a contemporary visitor hub, accommodation and a contemporary art gallery – partially buried into the landscape.

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Talking Machines - the machines that transformed Australia, brought to life.

The two-year project to capture the Riverina region’s rural past from 11 Museums is now complete!

 

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Biennale of Sydney appoints a new Director and CEO

The Biennale of Sydney has announced the appointment of Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker as their new Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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The Australian Centre for Photography appoints a new curator

The ACP has announced the appointment of Dr. Allison Holland as Curator.

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Creative country: 98% of Australians engage with the arts

The arts play a role in the lives of 98% of the Australian population, according to a new Australia Council survey.

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Ask A Curator Day

Ask a Curator Day is a worldwide Twitter Q&A with a variety of participating museums and galleries, taking place on Wednesday 13 September 2017.

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Register a History Week event

Time is running out to register your event for History Week 2017:

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Presenting contemporary Filipino art across Sydney

The Bayanihan Philippine Art Project is one of the most significant explorations of Filipino art ever presented in Australia.

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The new MAAS Museum public consultation

Community consultation is an important element of the business case being developed and you are invited to be part of the conversation.

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Community and Culture: LGNSW research into Arts, Culture and Heritage

A qualitative study undertaken by LGNSW which identifies how councils deliver arts, culture and heritage services.

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Artstate Lismore, first speakers & preliminary program announced

A four-day event aiming to build conversations, partnerships and opportunities for regional artists and arts organisations.

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M&G NSW supports same-sex marriage

M&G NSW believes the sector has a duty to back up its audience embrace of everyone and that's why we publicly support the same-sex marriage proposal.

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NAVA announces Esther Anatolitis as its next Executive Director

Esther’s experience, profile and intellect makes her ideal to lead NAVA through its next chapter.

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State Library to begin work on new galleries and learning centre

The $15 million transformation of the State Library’s historic Mitchell building is about to get underway.

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Alan Sisley Memorial Fellowship 2017 recipient announced

RPG NSW has announced Curator, Ingrid Hedgcock of Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre as the 2017 fellowship recipient.

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Public Galleries Summit to be held in Sydney

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M&G NSW is on Instagram!

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Interview - Lee-Anne Hall, Director, Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest

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Moving Histories // Future Projections - interview with curators Diana Smith & Kelly Doley

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Talking Machines - the machines that transformed Australia, brought to life.

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2014 Building improvement grants awarded

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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program 2017 Recipients

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It’s a RAP and Review

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Better buildings are coming your way

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The Nick Waterlow OAM Curatorial Fellow

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