Value of History Statement – Announcement

The History Councils of New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia have jointly adopted a statement about the Value of History.

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A New Approach

A new report presents the big picture of the three tiers of governments arts and culture funding.

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Create NSW Leadership Update

Create NSW has announced a new leadership structure.

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Contractor announced for Art Gallery of New South Wales expansion

Richard Crookes Constructions has been selected as the contractor for the Sydney Modern Project.

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MCA report – impact of GENEXT program on young people

By Young People, for Young People: A report on the impact of GENEXT at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia.

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Work to begin as Australian Museum confirms builder

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced Kane Constructions as the successful tenderer to develop the next stage of the Australian Museum’s $57.5 million redevelopment known as Project Discover.

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The Australian Museum to close for renovation

To enable the major building works to get underway, the Australian Museum will temporarily close to the public for approximately 12 months.

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First Nations’ right of reply to the 250th Anniversary of Cook

The Australian Museum is providing a platform for our First Nations communities to respond to Cook and the events of 1770.

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NSW Arts Minister announces $871m for the State

In the 2019-2020 NSW Budget handed down yesterday, a 22 per cent increase in recurrent funding was announced.

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Orange Regional Gallery Extension

The Orange City Council has released a video fly-through of the proposed extension to the gallery.

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Albert Chapman Collection in Bathurst

Part of the Australian Museum’s Albert Chapman Mineral Collection has gone on show at Bathurst’s Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, for an extended loan period of two years.

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Tamworth Regional Gallery turns 100 years old

It's come a long way from the Tamworth Art Salon and Art Library.

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Indigenous Roadmap charts ambitious targets for museums and galleries

First Peoples: a roadmap for enhancing Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries was launched at last week’s AMaGA National Conference in Alice Springs.

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Preliminary schematic design for the proposed Cultural and Civic Space for Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour City Council has released a preliminary design that provides space for a central library, regional gallery, museum and council facilities.

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Six design teams announced for Powerhouse Museum at Parramatta

Six international-Australian architect teams shortlisted to develop designs for the new Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta.

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Speakers Announced – CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference

The CIMAM – International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art  – Annual Conference will be held in Sydney in November.

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Biennale of Sydney Announces New Board Members

Three new members have joined its Board of Directors: Josephine Cashman, Morry Schwartz AM and Chris Wirasinha.

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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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Arts and disability results released

Almost 700 people and organisations participated in the first phase of the consultation to renew the National Arts and Disability Strategy.

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Vale Edmund Capon

We regret the passing of former director of the Art Gallery of NSW, Edmund Capon.

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