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Western Sydney’s arts, music and culture scene to receive an injection of $2 million

The Western Sydney Strategic Programs funding from Create NSW will support three new programs and a third year of the Making Spaces initiative. 

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Australia Council announces new CEO

Adrian Collette appointed as the incoming Chief Executive Officer. 

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Caroline Butler-Bowdon - Churchill Fellowship Report

Investigates the best new global models of visitor accessibility and experience at heritage sites and museums

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Tour of Humanity wraps up

We farewell Deborah Kelly’s No Human Being Is Illegal (in all our glory)  after touring twelve regional galleries over the last three years.

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Firstdraft appoints a new General Manager

Firstdraft has announced Georgia Hobbs as General Manager.

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Artstate - Bathurst 2018

Join the conversation and celebrate regional arts, a special 15% off registration is now available for Alert subscribers.

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Wagga Wagga Art Gallery appoints a new director

Caroline Geraghty announced as the new Art Gallery Director. 

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Have your say on arts and disability

The Federal Government is inviting stakeholders and the public to submit their views on the National Arts and Disability Strategy to improve access and participation in the arts for people with disability.

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Facing The New Political Realities: Rethinking Training for Regional Museums - Conference

Special single day rates for the Australian museums and galleries sector are now available.

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NSW Visual Arts Fellowship shortlist announced

Ten NSW artists shortlisted for this year’s prestigious $30,000 Create NSW & Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellowship.

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You’re invited! The 2018 IMAGinE awards night

This year will be the biggest, and we hope the best, IMAGinE awards night yet.

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Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 2019 - Call for Abstracts

Museums Australia invite you to participate in the national conference to be held in Alice Springs. 

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ArtChat 2018 presentations

Video documentation of the presentations from ArtChat 2018.

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Woodford Academy - Interview

We recently sat down with Elizabeth Burgess and Jacqueline Spedding to find out how their innovative approach is helping the museum to remain relevant and engaging a broader audience.   

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Speakers announced for ArtChat 2018

Join us for a casual evening of cheese, wine and ideas at our annual ArtChat event.

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Sector Census: Crunching the numbers

The census has now closed following a fantastic response.

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Heritage Activation grants announced

The Office of Environment & Heritage has announced that 33 applicants have been successful in this year’s round of the Heritage Activation grants. 

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Meet our Collections and Stories project team

Museums & Galleries of NSW has appointed a Project Manager and two Content Curators to work on its Collections and Stories project.

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Australia Council - Leadership Program

Expressions of interest to join a new intake of the Arts Leaders and Future Leaders programs.

 

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The Open Palace Program

The Open Palace Program offers a hands-on experiences for students and emergent professionals behind the scenes in some of the UK's finest palaces and heritage sites.

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Ask A Curator Day

Ask a Curator Day is a worldwide Twitter Q&A with a variety of participating museums and galleries, taking place on September 12 2018.

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Volunteer Museum Grants - round 2 are open

M&G NSW is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for Project Development Grants and Small Grants.

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MuseumNext - Call for Speakers

In 2019 the conference will return to Australia with a two-day event at the Australian National Maritime Museum. 

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Preserving the Near Future

Digital Preservation Symposium recently held at ACMI is now available to view online.

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$1.6 Million to Digitise Regional Collections

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.

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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program 2018 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2018 Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program recipients!

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Have your say on the Creative Kids Program

Help inform this new government initiative to encourage children's participation in creative cultural activities.

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Digitisation and Research Project to uncover Regional Museum Collections & Stories

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.

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Create NSW announce structural changes

Create NSW to be restructured into five business units.

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Create NSW appoint a new Executive Director

Elizabeth W. Scott appointed to Create NSW Executive Director, Investment and Engagement

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Createability Internship Program

Create NSW has announced a new arts initiative that creates pathways for practitioners with disability across the arts, screen, and cultural sectors.

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Regional Cultural Fund application assistance is now online

Information Videos and teleconference coaching are now available for interested applicants.

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NSW Seniors Festival Grants

Application for 2019 NSW Seniors Festival grants program are now open.

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Electorate Profiles

The Australia Council has released a new online resource which brings together research on arts engagement, employment and ticketing trends in each of Australia’s 150 federal electorates.

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From here to Lismore: New exhibition examines the art of walking

From Here to There: Australian Art and Walking opens at Lismore Regional Gallery, supported by a M&G NSW Dobell Exhibition Grant.

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Science Week 2018

Host an event as part of this year's national science festival.

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Heritage Near Me - Introduction to energy management

Being energy smart is business smart. The cost of energy and the efficiency of its use have become major factors in operating any business. Your first step towards a Heritage Green Energy Grant.

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Firstdraft appoints a new General Manager

Firstdraft has announced the appointment of Amanda Haskard as the new General Manager. 

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Nominations for the IMAGinE awards are now open!

Share how your people and programs have created a richer community and contributed to the extraordinary diversity within the NSW museum and gallery sector.

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Gallery Lane Cove opens new artist studios

The newly refurbished Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios is the culmination of many years of community advocacy with the support of the Lane Cove Council.

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Consultancy opportunities in heritage

Lake Macquarie City Council is offering two consultancy opportunities for Heritage Professionals.

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Celebrating the success of pioneering Bathurst exhibition

"In the entire history of Australian regional galleries there has never been a show like The Unflinching Gaze: Photo Media & the Male Figure."

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Small Grants recipients annouced

Eleven museums in NSW have received funding through the first round of M&G NSW's 2018 Small Grant Program.

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Round Two of the Regional Cultural Fund is now open

Up to $47 million is available in Round Two to support the construction of new arts and cultural facilities, upgrades to existing facilities, as well as the addition of artist-led public art.

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Bundanon Trust receives $8.592 million from NSW Regional Cultural Fund

The funds will build a new contemporary art gallery at Boyd’s Riversdale property.

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Arts and Cultural Development Program - now open

Funding opportunities are open to NSW-based arts and cultural organisations, NSW professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines.

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Interview - Harry Daly Museum

Housed in a high-rise office block in North Sydney, the Harry Daly Museum collection focuses on the advancements in the science and practice of anaesthesia.

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Regional Cultural Fund on the road

Speak to staff from the Cultural Infrastructure Program Management Office about the next Regional Cultural Fund round at one of their regional workshops.

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Brook Andrew appointed Artistic Director of the 22nd Biennale of Sydney

The Biennale of Sydney has announced Brook Andrew as the Artistic Director of the Biennale of Sydney to be held in 2020.

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Myall Creek and Beyond: 180th anniversary commemoration

Four days of events commemmorating the massacre have gained national and international attention.

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NSW Government responds to interim report into Museums and Galleries in NSW

The NSW Government have issued a response to the Legislative Council interim report from the inquiry into Museums and Galleries in NSW.

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Early Career Curator Award announced

Kudos Gallery has announced Jenny Anagnostopoulos and Yarran Gatsby as the 2018 recipients of the Early Career Curator Award.

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Measure the impact of your programs

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.

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Yamba Museum Inaugural The River of Learning Exhibition

‘What Country Means To Me’, students reflect on the various meanings of country.

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Meet our Regional Museum Advisors: Annette Brown

Find out more about our Museum Advisors and their work across NSW.

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Lighthouse supply ship resurrected as floating museum

The first of a series from the Sydney Morning Herald featuring community-based museums and the precious collections they protect.

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Shellharbour celebrates the success of its new City Museum

Since opening in January 2018 more than 8000 people have visited Shellharbour City Museum.

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The Museum & Gallery Building Improvement Program is open

Funding to provide for the professional assessment of small to medium museum and gallery buildings in NSW, for collection care, environmental sustainability and visitor access.

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New on the National Exhibition Register

Exhibitions ready to tour in 2018, the National Exhibition Register is a free online listing of exhibitions available to tour throughout NSW and across Australia.

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Create NSW names Western Sydney Arts, Screen and Culture Roundtable Members

Create NSW has announced the 10 practitioners chosen to lead the 2018 Western Sydney Arts, Screen and Culture Roundtable following the expression of interest process launched in February this year.

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National Museum receives $1.5m donation toward digital storytelling project

Prominent philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel have donated $1.5 million to support a Digital Classroom initiative to take Australian history into classrooms nationwide.

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History Week - Register your event

The theme for History Week 2018 is 'Life and Death' and will explore life’s defining moments and the impact of death on communities across time. 

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NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards

Nominations are open for Australia’s largest celebration of volunteering.

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Partnership to preserve Newcastle Maritime Museum Collection

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. 

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National Volunteer Week

The annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. 

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A Blast from the Past

Opening of the Lithgow Blast Furnace Heritage Park.

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Verge Gallery appoints a new director

The University of Sydney Union has announced Tesha Malott as the new Director of Verge Gallery.

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Free display cabinets

Cabinets available free of charge to small-to-medium museums or galleries.

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The Collection Environment

A survey to investigate the management of museum and collection environments across institutions and organisations, both large and small. 

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Standards 2018

As the Standards Program for kicks off for the year, we thought we would provide an update on the program and the participants.

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Art Keepers Project

Lismore Regional Gallery’s imaginative model for public programming - building momentum and maintaining an audience for their new venue.

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Leo Kelly OAM Arts and Culture Awards

Applications for the 2018 Award are now open and will close on 4 June 2018.

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Myall Creek and beyond exhibition to commemorate 180th anniversary of massacre

The New England Regional Art Museum is developing a major new exhibition and a four-day long program to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the Myall Creek Massacre.

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Blaze: Working Women, Public Leaders

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.

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Strategic planning consultant wanted

Bathurst Regional Council is seeking a suitably qualified consultant or organisation to prepare a 10 year Strategic Plan for the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum.

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International Museum Day 2018

Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics

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Australia Council Arts Governance Program

An opportunity for the leaders of arts organisations to enhance their governance practices through a program tailored specifically to the arts.

 

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Workplace Resilience

For the Creative Industries Sectors – managing stress and wellness.

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Accessing the Digital

Glam Peak workshops provide organisations with valuable digitisation skills and knowledge.

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The National announces 2019 curators and exhibition dates

The curators for the second edition of The National: New Australian Art 2019 have been announced.

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Paddock to Plate

A new exhibition looking at the history of food and wine in the Orange region.

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Project Curator - Call Out

Critical Animals Festival are calling out for a Project Curator to deliver their annual Critical Animals exhibition at The Lock-Up, as part of the This is Not Art Festival.

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MAAS Regional Program

Includes presentations, workshops, video conferencing and initiatives that support regional NSW collecting organisations and communities.

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Philanthropy - Expert Exchange

Hear from a panel of experts who will offer insights on how small-to-medium arts organisations and artists can best prepare themselves to be successful in attracting ongoing philanthropic support.

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Delegate toes – or freshly invigorated discussions about censorship……

Courtney Johnston’s more urgent contribution to Art & Artists, the 6th Public Galleries Summit, recently held at Carriageworks. 

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SHOWCASE: Megan Monte

We talk to Megan Monte, curator of the exhibition David Griggs: BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN currently touring nationally.

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Gallery Grants are now open

Supporting the development of innovative curated visual art exhibitions in NSW regional galleries and assistance for galleries to target and develop new audiences.

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Create NSW Funding Roadshow

Create NSW are on the road to talk about funding across the state. 

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Directors appointed for both the Newcastle Art Gallery and Museum

Newcastle City Council has announced the appointments as part of its new organisational restructure.

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UNSW Galleries appoint a new director

UNSW has announced José Da Silva as the new Director of UNSW Galleries.

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New grant opportunity

Oral History NSW is inviting applications for a new grant, designed to support  the use and practice of oral history in regional areas.

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Public Galleries Summit 2018 - a great success

Months in the planning and with an assembly of delegates and speakers from all corners of our immediate world.

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Webinars - An Introduction to Google Analytics & Google Grants

Regional Arts Australia are running a low cost webinar series to introduce basic web marketing concepts to help you gain insights on who is visiting your website and setting up ad campaigns.

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$1M boost for Western Sydney arts community

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced a $1 million fund to support three programs for emerging artists across Western Sydney.

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Cultural Plan callout

The City of Canterbury Bankstown Council is looking to engage the services of a consultant or consulting firm to develop a new City-wide Cultural Plan.

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Bursaries available for the Museum Leadership Program

Create NSW has funded three bursaries of $4,500 for applicants from regional organisations.

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Science engagement grants

Inspiring Australia, NSW Regional Science Grants program aims to develop NSW Regional Science Hubs and local partnerships that present science and technology engagement initiatives.

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Access to Funding 2018

Registrations are now open for our annual funding workshop, this year we'll be in the Shoalhaven region.

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Tim Ross on Design Nation

Tim Ross, comedian, broadcaster and well known architecture and design enthusiast has curated his first ever exhibition, Design Nation at the Powerhouse Museum as part of the Sydney Design Festival.  

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2018 National Indigenous Fire Workshop

A celebration of cultural fire knowledge and practice is coming to the south coast.

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VIVA

An app designed to promote events and exhibitions.

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Australian Heritage Festival - register your event

Communities across NSW are invited to share their stories and ask what are the cultures of your region, and how are they celebrated? 

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Host an event in Sydney Science Festival

Come to Inspiring Australia's FREE briefing event to find out how. 

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A warm welcome to our newest team member

Dale Maxwell-Smith joins the team as our new Program & Events Coordinator.

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Public Galleries Summit - final program announced

With less than four weeks to go, the final program has been announced. Day tickets are now available.

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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program - applications now open

Provides travel and professional development opportunities for everybody who works or volunteers in the museum and gallery sector. 

 

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NERAM open a new new permanent Hinton exhibition

The Howard Hinton Collection at the New England Regional Art Museum is the result of one of the greatest acts of artistic
philanthropy and benefaction in Australian history.

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Volunteer management training program - Survey

M&G NSW is partnering with TAFE NSW to explore the delivery of a volunteer management training program.

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The arts in regional Australia: A research summary

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.

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Call out - Early Career Curator Award

Curators in the early stages of their careers are invited to propose an exhibition to be presented at Kudos Gallery as part of the Early Career Curators Award 2018.

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Calling all Western Sydney Art experts

The call has gone out for experts to advise the NSW Government on the future of the arts, screen and culture scene in Western Sydney.

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We farewell Jane Gillespie

Best wishes to Jane as she moves on from M&G NSW.

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Cultural Infrastructure Plan - Consultation Events

Cultural Infrastructure Program Management Office are running cultural sector workshops across the state.

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Public Galleries Summit 2018 - Bursaries available

Up to 5 bursaries are available for RPGNSW affiliated gallery professionals and artists to attend the 2018 Public Galleries Summit.

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Volunteer Museum Grants are open

M&G NSW is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for three grants from the Volunteer Museum Grant Program.

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Australian Museum welcomes all visitors with a new Accessibility and Inclusion Action Plan

The new plan aims to provide accessible and inclusive exhibits, programs and services.

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Interview - Sherryl Ryan, CEO, Culture at Work

We recently visited Culture at Work, located in Pyrmont, to chat with their CEO Sherryl Ryan about their unique science hub, residency program and gallery.

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A new Regional Gallery for Coffs Harbour

Plans are under way to deliver a new state-of-the-art regional gallery and central library for Coffs Harbour, as part of a new cultural and civic space.

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Public Galleries Summit Draft Program Announced

The draft program is now available online and includes an exciting and diverse line-up of speakers.

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Richard Perram is retiring

After 14 years as Director of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Richard Perram says farewell.

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Volunteer Museum Grants announced

Round Two of the Small Grant and Project Development funding has been finalised and we are happy to announce the recipients.

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Speaker Connect 2018 - applications open

Speaker Connect provides speakers with a paid professional speaking opportunity and hosts with high quality speakers and publicity support.

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Inquiry into museums and galleries interim report released

The committee has issued an interim report in order for its recommendations to be considered by the Government alongside the final business case relating to the relocation of the Powerhouse Museum.

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Rail Museum and heritage rail feasibility study

Transport Heritage NSW is looking for a consultant/s to conduct a sector feasibility study and visitor snapshot study for NSW heritage rail operators and rail museums.

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Plugged in and turned on – time to get behind our Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

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. 

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Engaging Art Delivers

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. 

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Art & Artists: Public Galleries Summit 2018

Registrations are now open - Don’t miss the opportunity to network with your peers during Sydney’s busiest month of art and culture.

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Interview - Chris Craven, Director, Museum of Freemasonry

We take a look at the unique collection at the Museum of Freemasonry in Sydney and ask why they went down the path of developing a virtual tour.

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Regional Galleries in NSW - alive and well

Michael Rolfe replies to John McDonald's opinion piece claim of a crisis in NSW regional galleries.

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Audience Development Fund recipients announced

We are pleased to announce the funding of five projects targeting and developing new audiences.

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Darling Travel Grants for international travel - now open

Provide arts professionals in public institutions with the opportunity to undertake international travel.

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Living Centre for Living Cultures - a new report and conference

A new snapshot report on the status of NSW Aboriginal Cultural venues and ACHAA conference, highlights dynamic and diverse cultural venues.

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Expression of Interest

Dubbo Regional Council is currently calling for expressions of interest for the redevelopment concepts for the Wellington Old Police Station and Gaol.

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Heritage Activation grants announced

Heritage Near Me announce $2.8 million for 39 heritage activation projects.

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New logo guidelines for Create NSW

Recipients of State Governement funding will need to comply.

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Strategic planning consultant wanted

Coffs Harbour City Council is seeking a consultant to undertake strategic planning for the Gallery and Library Service. 

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Community Heritage Grants announced

Museums and galleries in NSW have again been successful in this year's Community Heritage Grants.

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Major funding annoucements for Central West

Kandos-Rylstone Rail Heritage Precinct and Cementa Festival recieve Government support.

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Opening of the new Lismore Regional Gallery

The long anticipated re-location of the Lismore Regional Gallery is now complete. 

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The Standards Review Program is now seeking participants for 2018

This program helps small to medium museums manage their organisations, engage with the community and care for their collections.

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SHOWCASE: Caroline Garcia

We talk to Caroline Garcia about her work and the touring exhibition Moving Histories // Future Projections.

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Meet the newest member of our team

Jordan Cavanough has taken over the role of Museum Programs and Collections Coordinator.

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NSW Government announces new Creative Capital fund

New arts funding to support the improvement of arts and cultural infrastructure in the Blue Mountains, Newcastle, Sydney, Western Sydney and Wollongong.

 

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Regional Stakeholders Forum

This year’s forum at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences will bring you up-to-date on the issues affecting the regional heritage sector.

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Become a museum ambassador at the Museum of Sydney

Would you like to be a museum ambassador and gain hands-on experience in the museum environment?

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Alan Sisley Memorial Fellowship 2017 recipient announced

RPG NSW has announced Curator, Ingrid Hedgcock of Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre as the 2017 fellowship recipient.

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MAAS extend the closing date for Regional Programs

Designed to support regional organisations, applications now close on 15 November 2017.

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IMAGinE awards 2017

We are busy preparing for the 2017 Imagine Awards night on 10 November with tickets now on sale. 

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State Library to begin work on new galleries and learning centre

The $15 million transformation of the State Library’s historic Mitchell building is about to get underway.

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Meet our Regional Museum Advisors: Kim Biggs

Find out more about our Museum Advisors and their work across NSW.

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M&G NSW supports same-sex marriage

M&G NSW believes the sector has a duty to back up its audience embrace of everyone and that's why we publicly support the same-sex marriage proposal.

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Farewell Margot Stuart

Our best wishes for Margot as she moves on from her role at M&G NSW.

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Meet our Regional Museum Advisors: John Petersen

Find out more about our Museum Advisors and their work across NSW.

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NAVA announces Esther Anatolitis as its next Executive Director

Esther’s experience, profile and intellect makes her ideal to lead NAVA through its next chapter.

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ArtChat 2017 presentations

Video documentation of the presentations from ArtChat 2017.

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MAAS regional workshops

Applications for the 2018 MAAS Regional Program close 6 September 2017.

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Ask A Curator Day

Ask a Curator Day is a worldwide Twitter Q&A with a variety of participating museums and galleries, taking place on Wednesday 13 September 2017.

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The Australian Centre for Photography appoints a new curator

The ACP has announced the appointment of Dr. Allison Holland as Curator.

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SHOWCASE: Angelica Mesiti

We talk to Angelica Mesiti about her exhibition currently touring nationally.

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Free Showcases on offer

The State Library of NSW has a number of showcases to give away.

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Interview - Andrew Frost, Curator, Another Green World

Another Green World: The Landscape of the 21st Century surveys art of the landscape in the contemporary era by female contemporary artists both emerging and established.

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Internships available at Sydney Living Museums

Interested in a career in the museum sector? Sydney Living Museums’ latest internships are now open for applications.

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Artstate Lismore, first speakers & preliminary program announced

A four-day event aiming to build conversations, partnerships and opportunities for regional artists and arts organisations.

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2016 IMAGinE Awards Highly Commended Profile: Adopt an Artwork program, New England Regional Art Museum

With nominations for the IMAGinE awards closing tomorrow, we revisit one of last year’s highly commended programs.

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Interview - David Griggs

We spoke to David Griggs about his survey exhibition BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN, currently at Campbelltown Arts Centre before touring nationally. 

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Meet our Regional Museum Advisors: Lynn Collins

Find out more about our Museum Advisors and their work across NSW.

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Expressions of Interest are now open for the Australia Council Leadership Programs

These programs provide a platform for arts leaders to develop leadership capabilities to support a sustainable, resilient and vibrant sector. 

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Collaborations and Partnerships

Towards new curatorial models and modes of working, an event presented by Regional and Public Galleries NSW, and supported by Mosman Art Gallery and Museums and Galleries of NSW.

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Regional Cultural Fund - training available

Create NSW are offering training to assist individuals and organisations to complete their applications. 

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The Open Palace Programme

A unique 20-day hands-on experiences for students and emergent professionals, that take you behind the scenes in some of the UK's finest palaces and heritage sites.

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Meet our newest team member

Imogen Dixon-Smith has taken over the role of Gallery Programs and Touring Exhibitions Coordinator.

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Arts Fundraising Mentorships

A new mentoring program offers an opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced arts fundraiser.

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2016 IMAGinE Awards Winner Profile: Peter Kierath, Narromine Aviation Museum

With the IMAGinE Awards nominations closing soon, we profile the 2016 award winner for Individual Achievement Peter Kierath, Narromine Aviation Museum.

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Community and Culture: LGNSW research into Arts, Culture and Heritage

A qualitative study undertaken by LGNSW which identifies how councils deliver arts, culture and heritage services.

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Regional Cultural Fund guidelines announced

Expressions of Interest are now open for funding through the NSW Government's new Regional Cultural Fund.

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Interview with Michael Harvey, visitor experience lead on Action Stations

With the IMAGinE awards nominations closing in a little under a month, we are profiling 2016 award winners Australian National Maritime Museum about the exhibition project Action Stations.

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The new MAAS Museum public consultation

Community consultation is an important element of the business case being developed and you are invited to be part of the conversation.

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ArtChat 2017

The fifth of this annual series, ArtChat will this year feature a line-up of established and emerging independent curators who are all working within contemporary practice. 

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MAAS - Reconcilliation Action Plan

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.

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Presenting contemporary Filipino art across Sydney

The Bayanihan Philippine Art Project is one of the most significant explorations of Filipino art ever presented in Australia.

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M&G NSW is calling for a Panel of Peers

We are seeking expressions of interest from across the museum and gallery sector from individuals wanting to join our Register of Peers.

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The Standards Review Program for 2017 is underway!

An update on this year's Standards Review Committee and Standards Review Program.

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IMAGinE awards are open

Nominations for the 2017 IMAGinE awards are officially open!

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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program 2017 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program recipients!

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Register a History Week event

Time is running out to register your event for History Week 2017:

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Tongarra Museum develops a touring App

Tread Shellharbour aims to share the local history and heritage with the community as well as encouraging visitors to explore the region. 

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Interview- Joni Taylor, Curator, The Long Paddock

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.

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SHOWCASE: Justene Williams

We talk to Justene Williams about her exhibition currently touring nationally.

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Interview - Samantha Friend, President, Bathurst District Historical Society Museum

We dropped into the Bathurst District Historical Society Museum and asked about the history, collection, archive and challenges ahead.

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Farewell Madeleine Brady

We wish Maddie all the best as she moves on from her role at M&G NSW.

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Bundanon Trust reveal a Masterplan design for Riversdale property

The Masterplan design includes a creative learning centre, a contemporary visitor hub, accommodation and a contemporary art gallery – partially buried into the landscape.

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Talking Machines launch

A large crowd recently gathered for the launch of Talking Machines at Wagga’s Museum of the Riverina.

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Interview - Janelle Middleton, Acting Museums Manager, Bathurst Regional Council

While in Bathurst to deliver the Access to Funding workshop recently, we took the opportunity sit down with Janelle Middleton, Acting Museums Manager of the three council managed museums in the area.

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Biennale of Sydney appoints a new Director and CEO

The Biennale of Sydney has announced the appointment of Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker as their new Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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Create NSW regional roadshow

Create NSW are bringing funding information sessions to regional NSW.

[read more]

MAAS releases a new online collection website

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences has launched its latest state of the art online collection website.

[read more]

Change of Leadership for NAVA

After twenty-two years, Tamara Winikoff has announced her resignation as Executive Director of the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).

[read more]

Talking Machines - the machines that transformed Australia, brought to life.

The two-year project to capture the Riverina region’s rural past from 11 Museums is now complete!

 

[read more]

National Trust Heritage Awards 2017 winners

Congratulations to all winners and highly commendeds

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Goulburn Regional Art Gallery appoints a new Director

Goulburn Mulwaree Council has announced the appointment of Gina Mobayed as the new Director of Goulburn Regional Art Gallery.

[read more]

ACHAA exhibition hits the road

From our place: an exhibition from NSW Aboriginal cultural centres starts its NSW tour this month.

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Trove Roadshow in NSW

The Trove Roadshow will be heading to NSW and the ACT in May.

[read more]

New museum for Western Sydney

Register your interest to be involved in the consultation process for a new arts and cultural facility in Western Sydney.

[read more]

International Museum Day 2017

The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2017.

[read more]

Engaging Art kicks off

Our new Engaging Art initiative has launched with an intensive two-day workshop.

[read more]

Crunching the numbers on touring

It's aquittal time and we've been looking back on some of our achievements and challenges of the last five years.

[read more]

Announcing the Australia Council Arts Governance Program

A national opportunity for arts organisations to enhance their governance practices through a program tailored specifically to the arts.

[read more]

The Five Feisty and Fabulous Film Project

Offers filmmakers who identify as living with disability the opportunity to undertake a digital film workshop program. 

[read more]

Champagne Cracked on the Bow

Friends of Orange Regional Museum launched.

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MAAS Regional Program

Includes presentations, workshops, video conferencing and initiatives that support regional NSW collecting organisations and communities.

[read more]

Australian Heritage Festival

Communities across NSW are invited to share their stories and recognise the many narratives that have shaped NSW.

[read more]

Alan Sisley Memorial Award

An opportunity for a NSW gallery worker to undertake a period of research or study to develop a project or program beneficial to their organisation.

[read more]

Host a Speaker

The History Council of NSW is expanding its Speaker Connect program and is now offering its member organisations in Sydney and regional NSW the opportunity to host speakers.

[read more]

Australia Council: Information Session for Western Sydney

Western Sydney artists, groups and collectives are invited to attend a grants information session at Blacktown Arts Centre.

[read more]

Gallery Grants now open

Supporting the development of innovative curated visual art exhibitions in regional NSW galleries and assistance for galleries to target and develop new audiences.

[read more]

SHOWCASE: Louise Weaver

We talk to artist Louise Weaver about her work and the touring exhibition Soft Core.

[read more]

Apply for regional and rural NSW events funding

The NSW Government’s Incubator Event Fund supports organisers of new and emerging rural and regional events. 

[read more]

A Cultural Plan for Parramatta

A new cultural discussion paper and plan that sets out a roadmap for Parramatta to strengthen the cultural and social fabric of the region. 

[read more]

Launch of Di'van | A Journal of Accounts - Art, Culture, Theory

Conceived to offer critical interpretations of contemporary visual art and its broader art historical, theoretical and socio-political contexts.

[read more]

National Library of Australia - Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships and Scholarships for established and emerging researchers, practising writers and creative artists, and younger scholars.

[read more]

Access to Funding 2017

Successfully obtaining funds for your museum or gallery requires knowledge and creativity.

[read more]

Internships at the Art Gallery of NSW

Internships in conservation, curation, learning and participation and installation art research.

[read more]

The economics of Australia’s small-to-medium visual arts sector

Australia’s small to medium visual arts organisations are expected to do about double the work for less than half the funding, according to a new research report launched by NAVA.

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Cementa 17

More than 60 artists will make, exhibit and perform works throughout 20 venues across the town of Kandos and beyond.

[read more]

Want to learn more about First Nations arts?

Call for Expressions of Interest to join a delegation to the 2017 YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival.

[read more]

Join the NSW Regional Science Hubs network

Inspiring Australia would like to establish more Science Hubs across the state and welcomes interest from the museums and galleries sector, with funding to support it.

[read more]

Bringing it everywhere, all the time

Do we need to change how we think about art/culture in regional and metropolitan NSW

[read more]

Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program - now open

Provides professional development opportunities for everybody working in the museum and gallery sector.

[read more]

Museums Association publishes a Manifesto for Tolerance and Inclusion

A statement on ethical values and practical actions for museums in a changing political landscape.

 

[read more]

Museum of the South East website launches

MoSE is an online collection of significant artefacts from the collections and museums of the Bega Valley, Eurobodalla and Snowy Monaro local government areas.

[read more]

Call for papers - Oral History Australia 2017 Conference

The organising committee invites you to submit your abstract to be considered for inclusion in the conference.

[read more]

Interview - Jenny Cheeseman, Director, Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors. 

[read more]

Volunteer Museum Grants are open

M&G NSW is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for three grants from the Volunteer Museum Grant Program.

[read more]

Free offer for Regional Galleries– MOVE: Video art in schools

Kaldor Public Art Projects is offering a limited number of copies of their contemporary art resource MOVE: Video art in schools to regional galleries, free for educational use.

[read more]

Western Sydney Making Spaces Initiative

Now open, a new initiative that provides funding to enable professional artists and arts organisations to create their work in new studios, artists’ residencies and rehearsal spaces in Western Sydney.

[read more]

Art & About - expressions of interest

The City of Sydney is seeking expressions of interest for the Art & About Sydney 2017-2018 program.

[read more]

Indigenous Roadmap Project

Expressions of interest are sought for consultants to deliver a significant cultural project for Museums Galleries Australia

[read more]

Australian Centre for Photography appoints a new Director

Cherie McNair has been appointment as permanent Director at the ACP.

[read more]

Interactive local region arts engagement dashboard launced

The Australia Council has released a new online interactive dashboard that looks at attendance and participation with the arts at a local region level across Australia.

[read more]

Moving Histories // Future Projections - interview with curators Diana Smith & Kelly Doley

Moving Histories // Future Projections brings together some of Australia’s leading female contemporary artists working across screen based media.

 

[read more]

Comings and Goings

An update on staff changes at Museums & Galleries of NSW.

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Volunteer Museum Grants announced

Round 2 of the Volunteer Museum Grants were recently awarded.

[read more]

Soft Core funding success

M&G NSW secures Visions of Australia grant to support touring exhibition Soft Core.

[read more]

Inaugural Audience Development Fund recipients announced

M&G NSW is pleased to announce the funding of 6 projects targeting and developing new audiences.

[read more]

Enter the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award 2017

The bi-annual award for original works on or about paper.

[read more]

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2016 - Online

Video documentation of the 2016 Regional Stakeholder Forum.

[read more]

The Forest Courtyard opens at Port Macquarie Museum

The new exhibtion and outdoor public space are the result of innovative new partnerships.

[read more]

Filling the Gap

Recovering Australia's lost women artists project.

[read more]

Plinths free to a good home

The University of Sydney museums have an excess of 20 MDF plinths.

[read more]

Collaborative collections project to launch in Albury

The Sum of Us features objects and stories from nine collections across the region.

[read more]

2017 Artist and Curator Residencies awarded

M&G NSW is delighted to announce 5 residencies have been awarded.

[read more]

Interview - Nicola Teffer, Curator, Demolished Sydney

Demolished Sydney, an exhibition at the Museum of Sydney exploring the buildings that once shaped the city’s skyline.

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Orange Regional Museum is open for business

After a long time in the making the museum has finally open.

[read more]

Interview - Debbie Abraham, Director, Lake Macquarie City Art

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors. 

[read more]

2017 Dobell Exhibition Grant recipients announced

We are delighted to announce that the Dobell Exhibition Grant will support two regional NSW galleries.

[read more]

Art Gallery of New South Wales announces new Deputy Director and Director of Collections

 The AGNSW has announced the appointment of Maud Page to the position of Deputy Director and Director of Collections.

[read more]

Toolkit to build regional arts

An initiative to invigorate cultural tourism in regional NSW has been produced by Arts NSW.

[read more]

ARTLANDS a huge success

Michael Rolfe takes a look at Artlands, the hugely successful regional arts conference recently held in Dubbo.

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Interview - Micheal Do, Curator, Soft Core

We spoke to Micheal Do about his new exhibition Soft Core, currently at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre before touring nationally. 

[read more]

Interview - Lisa Cahill, Director, Australian Design Centre

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors. 

[read more]

2016 Community Heritage Grants announced

Museums and Galleries in NSW have been well-represented in this year's Community Heritage Grants.

[read more]

The National

The initial selection of nine artists for the inaugural exhibition of The National have been released.

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Anticipating change in cultural/heritage sites – a keynote address by Franklin Vagnone

Franklin Vagnone was kind enough to allow us to document his recent presentation and make it available online.

[read more]

Getty Leadership Institute applications now open

The premiere learning and thought leadership network for museum leaders.

[read more]

New Director appointed to oversee the new Orange Regional Museum and Orange Regional Gallery

Orange City Council has announced Brad Hammond will take on the new role of Gallery & Museum Director.

[read more]

MAMA appoints a new Director

AlburyCity has announced the appointment of Bree Pickering as the new Director of Murray Art Museum Albury. 

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IMAGinE awards night

We are busy gearing up for the 2016 Imagine Awards night on 11 November with tickets now on sale.

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Carriageworks - Access Strategy

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. 

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Become a peer assessor at the Australia Council

The Australia Council is currently recruiting Peer Assessors through a self-nomination process.

[read more]

SHOWCASE: The Curators’ Department

We talk to Holly Williams about the Curators’ Department and the touring exhibition Creative Accounting.

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$1.2 million donation of artworks puts regional collection on the map

The New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) in Armidale has received a donation of 11 artworks by leading Australian artists.

[read more]

ARTLANDS Dubbo 2016 unveils festival program

A stunning celebration of the artistic talent of Regional NSW.

[read more]

Historic House Anarchist comes to Sydney

Renowned historian and “Historic House Anarchist”, is coming to Sydney.

[read more]

Interview - George Adams, Co-Founder, MOP Projects

With MOP Projects soon to close we sat down with director and co-founder George Adams and asked about the history of MOP and his thoughts on the future of artist run initiatives.

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Interview - Glenn Barkley, Curator, Objects in Space: Artists in the Garden

We recently travelled out to the Peacock Gallery & Auburn Arts Studio situated in Auburn’s Botanical Gardens and spoke with ...

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Museums Discovery Centre opens up the states great collections

The rich collections of three of the states leading museums will be housed in one facility and on permanent display to the public.

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We farewell Michael Huxley

After a long involvement with the company, Michael Huxley is leaving the organisation

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MuseumNext - call for papers

Planning is under way for the first MuseumNext conference to be held in Australia. 

[read more]

Oral History Australia Conference - call for papers

Oral History NSW are seeking proposals for the next biennial Oral History of Australia conference.

[read more]

MAMA seeks new team to continue success

Director Jacqui Hemsley and Curator Bianca Acimovic are departing.

[read more]

NSW Aboriginal Arts & Cultural Strategy - Evaluation report

Arts NSW made a commitment to evaluate of the effectiveness of the 2011–2014 strategy.

[read more]

Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 2017 – Call for Proposals

Museums Galleries Australia invite you to participate in this national conference. 

[read more]

Lismore Regional Gallery has a builder

Lismore celebrates the final bureaucratic process for the galleries relocation. 

[read more]

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences appoints two new Directors

New curatorial and programs directors have been announced by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

[read more]

ArtChat 2016 presentations

Video documentation of the presentations from ArtChat 2016.

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Congratulations to our Small Grant recipients

Recipients of the 2016 Round One Small Grant funding have been finalised.

[read more]

Interview - Ray Wholohan, Coordinator, Griffith Regional Art Gallery

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors. 

[read more]

2015 IMAGinE Awards Winner Profile: Berrima District Museum gallery extension

We profile past winners and highly commended in the lead up to the IMAGinE awards 2016.

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Donation deletes debt at NERAM

NERAM has received a donation which will pay the remainder of the ‘debt’ owed to Armidale Regional Council.

[read more]

2015 IMAGinE Awards Profile: Bathurst Possum Skin Cloak Healing Workshop

We profile past winners and highly commended in the lead up to the IMAGinE awards 2016.

[read more]

Curator Profile: Bec Dean

ArtChat 2016 is coming. Find out more about Bec Dean one of the speakers we have lined up for you.

[read more]

NSW Health and the Arts Framework launched

Supporting collaboration between local health services and the arts sector.

[read more]

Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program 2016 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program recipients!

[read more]

Submissions open for NSW state inquiry

Is there enough funding and support for NSW museums and galleries? Have your say

[read more]

Volunteer of the Year Awards

Recognise the outstanding efforts of the 2 million+ volunteers in NSW, and promote the importance of volunteering to the community.

[read more]

Curator Profile: Micheal Do

ArtChat 2016 is coming. Find out more about some of talented speakers we have lined up for you.

[read more]

Last stop for Standards

We wrapped up our Standards 2016 tour in Bathurst.

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Black White & Restive

 A major exhibition at Newcastle Art Gallery exploring engagements between Aboriginal and non-Indigenous artists. 

[read more]

Museums Australia Advocacy brochure

Museums Australia has prepared an advocacy brochure to provide information and inspiration for the cultural heritage sectors.

[read more]

Interview - John Monteleone, Director, Wollongong Art Gallery

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors.

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MAAS Regional Program

Applications for the MAAS Regional programs are now open.

[read more]

On the road again

Our next stop for Standards is The Henry Kendall Cottage and Historical Museum.

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National Day of Action

Stop the Attack on the Arts: National Day of Action

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2015 IMAGinE Winner Profile: Theo Bollen

We profile past winners in the lead up to the IMAGinE awards 2016.

[read more]

Interview - Vivien Clyne, Director, Moree Plains Gallery

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors.

 

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SHOWCASE: Felicity Fenner

Forte magazine interviews Dr Felicity Fenner, curator of the touring exhibition People Like Us.

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Starting Standards 2016

First stop on the Standards Program road trip is the Australian Golf Heritage Museum.

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Speaking of History Week

Applications to be involved in the Speaker Connect program close 31 May.

[read more]

Rear projection glass screens going cheap

The Biennale of Sydney have three toughened glass rear projection screens for sale at a very reduced price.

[read more]

The defunding of the NETS Australia Network shocks public galleries nationally

The Australia Council’s funding decision will result in reduced capacity for the NETS network and have an ongoing effect on Australia’s regional gallery sector. 

[read more]

Museums Australasia 2016

Facing the Future: Local, Global and Pacific Possibilities. 

[read more]

Interview - Paul Brinkman, Director, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors. 

[read more]

Photographic Workshops now available in regional NSW

Photographic workshops available for local communities within regional NSW.

[read more]

SHOWCASE: Deborah Kelly

We talk to Deborah Kelly, about her exhibition currently on tour throughout Australia

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LGNSW Arts and Culture Forum

Local government in an atmosphere of significant change.

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Museum Managers meet

NSW Local Government Museum Managers Round Table

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Exhibition furniture looking for a good home

The Biennale of Sydney have nine vitrines available for very reasonable prices.

[read more]

Interview - Brett Adlington, Director, Lismore Regional Gallery

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors.

[read more]

International Museum Day 2016

Promote your International Museum Day activities.

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The National: New Australian Art

Three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions are establishing a major new exhibition partnership.

[read more]

Premier's Volunteer Recognition Program 2016

Celebrates volunteering and acknowledges the desire to take part in community life.

[read more]

Are you ready for Heritage Week?

Australian Heritage week is about to kick off across the country.

[read more]

Calling volunteer educators

Fairfield City Museum and Gallery needs volunteers to deliver an exciting education program.

[read more]

Free Showcases

The City of Canada Bay Museum has a number of showcases to give away.

[read more]

Michael Lynch - Keynote Address

Arts Funding in an Age of Disruption at the Regional & Public Galleries NSW Conference 2016.

[read more]

Interview - Lisa Loader, Director, Orange Regional Gallery

The first in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors.

[read more]

Sustainable environments: call for information

AICCM wants to hear your story about sustainable environments.

[read more]

Tribute: Graham Clegg

We remember his contribution to the museum community.

[read more]

Mike Parr - Burning Down the House

At the launch of the Embassy of Disappearance at Carriageworks, Mike Parr performed an action in the carpark outside titled Burning Down the House as part of the Biennale of Sydney ‪2016.

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#MuseumWeek is coming

Are you ready for this worldwide cultural event?

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Meet our new team member

Conni Lord is temporarily taking over from Margot as Museum Programs and Collection Coordinator.

[read more]

Treasure Trove: why defunding Trove leaves Australia poorer

Trove brings together content from libraries, museums, archives and other research organisations and gives you tools to explore and build.

[read more]

Free Showcases

 The Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park has three sets of showcases to give away.

[read more]

Museums Association launches its revised Code of Ethics

The revised code sets out three essential principles: public engagement and public benefit; stewardship of collections; and individual and institutional integrity.

[read more]

Arts NSW Aboriginal Arts & Cultural Strategy - launched

A revised strategy to foster a vibrant Aboriginal arts and cultural sector.

[read more]

Hambledon Cottage – 50th anniversary celebration

Recognised as an influential model for many historical societies in NSW.

[read more]

Arts and culture win on Australia Day

Advocates for NSW arts and cultural heritage honoured.

[read more]

Eskbank House comes clean on conservation

The team at Eskbank House has been undertaking a conservation-cleaning program of the exhibitions throughout the property.

[read more]

Conservation Resources clearance sale and freebies

Conservation Resources are having a clearance sale and are offering some conservation grade materials for free to community museums. 

[read more]

Tribute: Wendy Josephine Hucker 1928 – 2015

Remembering a wonderful advocate for women's history.

[read more]

For the love of museum selfies

Guest writer Alli Burness reflects on identity in Museum Selfie Day.

[read more]

Standards Program 2015 - Interviews

‘What did your museum get out of doing the Standards Program?’

[read more]

Regional Stakeholder Forum 2015 - Online

Video documentation of the 2015 Regional Stakeholder Forum.

[read more]

Submit Your Event to the NSW Seniors Festival

List your event for FREE in the NSW Seniors Festival.

[read more]

Artist and curator residencies (ACR) awarded

New ACRs have been announced. Congratulations to all recipients.

[read more]

SHOWCASE: Ken + Julia Yonetani

Ken + Julia Yonetani’s work explores our relationship with nature, science and the spiritual realm in the contemporary age.

[read more]

Catalyst for what?

Catalyst arts funding under the microscope.

[read more]

NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship announced

Heath Franco was awarded the prestigious emerging artist fellowship.

[read more]

A new approach to learning resources at the MCA

A change of focus on what the museum offers both teachers and students.

[read more]

Meaning and significance

Penrith Regional Gallery completes Significance Assessment of their art collection.

[read more]

Offer: gallery frames

Ideal for small galleries or museums.

[read more]

Upping our Standards

Changes to the NSW Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries program.

[read more]

Mukurtu masterclass

Need to know more about Mukurtu and the Travelling Places program? Listen up.

[read more]

SHOWCASE: Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro

In discussion with our Gallery Programs and Touring Exhibitions Manager.

[read more]

An electronic 'dilly bag'

A closer look at Mukurtu and what it offers Indigenous heritage.

[read more]

Will the real stakeholders please stand up?

Calling all regional partners, collaborators, contributors and cultural custodians.

[read more]

Guess who’s going to the Museum?

The 'who', 'what', 'where' and 'why' of museum audiences.

[read more]

Educating People Like Us

Read about the exhibition's new education resources.

[read more]

NSW Government Volunteering survey

Sign up to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers. 

[read more]

Regional Fellowships on offer

The last Arts NSW fellowships for 2015 close soon!

[read more]

Vital support for regional touring

Artwork Transport pledges support for regional touring.

[read more]

Saumarez Homestead develops mobile App

Smartphone and mobile apps can enhance and attract new audiences.

[read more]

Cosmic Love Wonder Lust: The Imperial Slacks Project

Cosmic Love Wonder Lust brings together the artists of Imperial Slacks, an artist run collective formed in 2000.

[read more]

SHOWCASE: Brendan Lynch

We talk to Brendan Lynch, a rising star in the American art scene.

[read more]

Beyond the Battlefield: Confronting Anzackery

Explore some of the 'other' stories surrounding our most beatified battlefield.

[read more]

Gallery Grants Explained

Looking for money? Funding for galleries is still available.

[read more]

Technology assists Aboriginal cultural revival

Digital storytelling helps keep hold of the past for the future.

[read more]

Shedding the light

Latest edition + new resources released!

 

[read more]

Not another broken promise

A new cultural precinct disregarded for Parramatta.

[read more]

Annual Dobell Exhibition Grant opens

$40,000 available for an innovative exhibition program.

[read more]

Preservation workshops

Make the preservation of your institution's collection a priority.

[read more]

Abstraction wins big!

Ildiko Kovacs wins the 2015 Bulgari Art Award.

[read more]

Getting ArtsReady

Supporting young Australians seeking a career in the arts.

[read more]

M&G's new Chair

Jennifer Barrett appointed as Chair of the Museums & Galleries of NSW Board. 

[read more]

The move is on!

Important M&G relocation information.

[read more]

Travelling Places 2015: update

Exploring digital opportunities to manage and share Aboriginal heritage.

[read more]

Being perfectly Frank

M&G talks to Frank Howarth, President of Museums Australia.

[read more]

2015 Hazel de Berg Award

for Excellence in Oral History - nominations now open!

[read more]

Making your dreams come true

The how-to of successful funding submissions.

[read more]

Join in: Community engagement and museums

A UWS study into community engagement work and participatory practice in museums.

[read more]

Artist in Residence

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery seeking expressions of interest.

[read more]

Community Heritage Grants

Up to $15,000 available for heritage collections.

[read more]

Museum Studies MOOC

Join the revolution - free online learning!

[read more]

Let them know you're there

Promotion basics from the LGA Tourism conference.

[read more]

A future for Western Sydney

Western Sydney arts research published by Deloitte.

[read more]

The Yulgilbar Fellowship

Inaugural travelling fellowship for Clarence Valley artists.

[read more]

Keeping your seat warm

M&G's top picks for the MA conference.

[read more]