Mentorship Program

  • Blake Griffiths, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery


    Mentorship Program

    Blake Griffiths from Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, 2017 Mentorship recipient running a an artist experience tour at the Art Gallery of NSW.

  • Rilka Oakley & Phoebe Rathmell


    Mentorship Program

    Rilka Oakley, Curator, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre undertook a Mentorship at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia with Phoebe Rathmell Curatorial Assistant, MCA.

  • Kerrie Goodwin, Murray Art Museum Albury Mentorship at Biennale of Sydney


    Mentorship Program

    Kerrie Goodwin, Murray Art Museum Albury, undertook a Mentorship at Biennale of Sydney in 2017.


Mentorship Program

Mentorships provide opportunities for emerging and mid-level NSW museum and gallery staff to spend two weeks with a state, national or smaller, more specialised organisation.

Up to $3,000 per placement is available and individuals can be hosted at the following organisations:

  • Art Gallery of NSW
  • Australian Museum
  • Sydney Living Museums
  • Mentorship applicants also have the option to choose their own organisation.

M&G NSW staff can provide advice on possible placements and make contact with organisations on their behalf.


Applications close 5pm, Friday 6 April 2018



Applications must be made via the SmartyGrants online application form; 

Apply Online 

Please contact M&G NSW if you experience technical difficulties.

For more information please contact Dale Maxwell-Smith, Program & Events Coordinator on 02 9339 9914 or




Supported by the NSW Government

This is a Create NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW on behalf of the NSW Government. 

Museums & Galleries of NSW helps small-medium museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres create exciting experiences for visitors and, through this, thriving local NSW communities. We don't run museums, galleries and cultural centres but we care about those who do. We develop their skills, connect them with others in the industry, provide funding, point visitors their way, and give them access to ground-breaking exhibitions.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW
(M&G NSW) provides programs and services improving the visitor experience in small to medium museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW.

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