The NSW Government has announced almost $1.6 million in funding to assist regional arts, screen and culture organisations to digitise priceless collections and develop a state-wide regional digitisation strategy.
Museums & Galleries of NSW has received funding under the NSW Government Regional Cultural Fund for a digitisation and research project to capture stories from cultural collections held in regional NSW.
Ever wished you had data to prove the difference your organisation makes to the lives of the people you engage with? M&G NSW has partnered with Culture Counts to offer unique tools to measure the varied impacts of your programs.
At a recent special general meeting of the Newcastle Maritime Museum Society, a motion to voluntary wind up and to transfer all collection objects and other assets to Newcastle City Council was unanimously passed.
We talk to the curator Penny Stannard about the new exhibition exploring the stories of NSW women who were leaders and trailblazers in public sector work, alongside the perspectives of women working in key public sphere roles today.
The Australia Council recently released the findings from a number of their research publications to build the evidence base about regional arts and artists, and engagement with the arts in regional Australia.
In response to Kylie Winkworth’s recent Powerhouse Unplugged article, published on the Alt Media website, Michael Rolfe replies, suggesting that it is now time for all parties to support MAAS as its next phase of development unfolds.
As part of Engaging Art, our two year initiative to help galleries grow audiences for the contemporary visual arts, we are pleased to release two new resources - How to promote an upcoming exhibition and How to engage with young people.
Dolla Merrillees, Director, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) and Marcus Hughes, Indigenous Programs Producer, MAAS, discuss their recently launched Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Protocol (ICIP) and the new Elders in Residence Program.
The Long Paddock explores the history and the future of the Travelling Stock Routes network. This vast system of shared regional trails has inspired artists from across the country to respond with video, sculptural and sound installations.
With the recent release of Carriageworks Access Strategy we sat down with Director, Lisa Havilah to find out how they are building on their good work, to see how their Arts and Disability Strategy is embedded into their programing and how others might emulate it.