Narromine Aviation Museum
Displays at the Narromine Aviation Museum. The museum recently opened a new wing and was successful in getting a grant to cover the costs of a consultant curator.
Coo-Ee Heritage Centre
Council staff and the volunteer curator at Coo-Ee Heritage Centre worked with a consultant on a development plan for the exhibitions at in the Coo-Ee March Gallery.
A Great Depression display, developed by Willoughby Museum as part of their Tales of Flatrock Creek exhibition. The exhibition development sparked links with historical societies and libraries in the region.
McCrossins Mill Museum
Volunteers and Sky Firth (ICS) with a conserved 19th century silk banner. It was painted for the Juvenile Foresters of New England, who provided aide for families in need.
Age of Fishes Museum
A newly installed microscope display. The display enhances the museum’s permanent exhibition by allowing visitors to engage with and explore the mineral samples on display.
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANTS ARE NOW OPEN
Opening date: Monday August 6 2018
Project Development Grants allow community museums and keeping places to carry out strategic and innovative projects with mid to long term outcomes. The grants can also provide an opportunity to work productively with an appropriate museums and/or arts consultant as a skill development opportunity.
Previous Project Development Grants have funded strategic and marketing plans, significance assessments, exhibition development, touring exhibitions and public programs.
Project Development Grants are open to museums and Aboriginal Cultural Centres (with artefact collections and displays) with up to two full time paid staff members (no more than 70 hours of paid staffing per week) as well as museum networks such as Museums Australia Chapters.
Amount: $2,500 - $7,500
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 30 September 2018
Please read the 2018 guidelines before applying for this grant.
Need more information? Contact the Museum Programs and Collections Coordinator
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT RECIPIENTS
The Volunter Museum Grant Program is a Create NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW (M&G NSW) on behalf of the NSW Government.