Skills Development - Port Macquarie
Care and handling of photographs workshop 'To have and to hold’
Skills Development - MA Mid North Coast
Volunteers got the chance to build their skills in disaster preparedness at a workshop organised by the MA Mid North Coast Chapter.
Skills Development -Broken Hill Historical Society
Kay Soderland, Preservation Australia, presents a conservation workshop to museum volunteers in Broken Hill using video conferencing.
Skills Development - Corowa Federation Museum
Museum consultant Margot Jolly conducted an intensive two day workshop at Corowa Federation Museum focusing on collection management. The first day was open to museum volunteers from throughout the region.
Skills Development - Willougby Museum
Willoughby Museum volunteers attend a MOSAiC training workshop. The training allowed the museum to better identify provenance, significance and preservation needs of the collection.
Skills Development Grants provide funding to volunteer museums and museum networks for regional or state focused skill development training and networking events.
There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.
Previous Skills Development Grants provided funding for the “Working Spaces for Museum Volunteers” Conferences, regional training workshops on a cataloguing software program, Disaster Planning and Significance workshops.
Skills 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.
Please note: Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the activity/event is scheduled to take place.
Closing: Available until funds are expended (no applications accepted after the 29th of October)
Amount: Up to $4,000
For more information read the 2017 Guidelines or contact the Museum Programs and Collections Coordinator