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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Over $650,000 delivered to arts and culture sector through COVID-19 support initiatives

The NSW Government through Create NSW is supporting 70 recipients with more than $650,000 funding as part of initiatives specifically targeted to the small to medium sized arts and cultural sector impacted by COVID-19.

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Planning to re-open

We have compiled this comprehensive resource for museums and galleries planning to re-open to the public. Whilst the NSW Government has stated that museums, galleries and libraries may open as of 1 June 2020, there are still several important precautions that must be taken to ensure that staff, volunteers and visitors are COVID safe.

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International Museum Day

On May 18th, museums all around the world will come together to celebrate International Museum Day. This year, the theme is Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion.

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Letter template for your local MP

We have put together a template for a letter to your local MP outlining the impact of the closures on museum finances.

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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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#CapturingClimateChange – be part of the online exhibition

The Australian Museum has launched an online initiative to capture the experiences of climate change that will culminate in an online exhibition.

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NSW fires update – Impact on Museums and Galleries

M&G NSW staff have been busy offering support and advice to museums and galleries impacted by bushfires.

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Bushfires, a shared experience

We spoke with Deborah Ely, from Bundanon Trust, and Ray Christison, from the Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park, about their respective experiences with the bushfires and what they learnt as a result.

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Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Online

Video documentation of the 2019 Regional Stakeholder Forum.

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Moreau Kusunoki and Genton announced as designers of the new Powerhouse Parramatta

Following an international design competition with submissions from 74 team, the design collaborators Moreau Kusunoki and Genton received unanimous praise for their bold vision of criss-crossed lines and expansive light-filled spaces.

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Chris Keely appointed Create NSW Executive Director

Chris Keely is a former media and commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience spanning arts and cultural policy and television.

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Revised Boards announced for NSW Cultural Institutions

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has confirmed nine new appointments and nine reappointments set to take effect from 2020 across NSW State Cultural Institutions.

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LGNSW Museum Managers meet

Last week we were pleased to partner with Local Government NSW (LGNSW) to host twenty local government employed museum managers for a biannual meeting.

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Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery rebrand and redevelopment

After months of redevelopment comes, MAC Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie – yapang

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First Nations perspectives provide context at international art museum conference in Sydney

Representation and participation of First Nations cultures in art museums around the world was front and centre at the CIMAM conference.

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Local Government NSW votes to support the development of a museum strategy for NSW

A motion to devise a museum strategy for NSW at the Local Government NSW Annual Conference received overwhelming support.

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ACHAA Delegates Gather in Armidale for 2019 Conference

On 12-13 September, Aboriginal cultural venue managers, staff and board members gathered in Armidale for the annual NSW Aboriginal Culture, Heritage & Arts Association (ACHAA) regional conference.

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New appointments to Cultural Institution Boards

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has confirmed Lucy Turnbull AO and Professor Larissa Behrendt as new appointments to the Boards of the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Australian Museum respectively.

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