The Open Palace Programme

The Open Palace Programmes


The Open Palace Programmes offers a 20 day hands-on experiences for students and emergent professionals behind the scenes in some of the UK's finest palaces and heritage sites, working with and learning from the professionals who care for them.

Engaging directly with heritage alongside experts in their field, the programme will allow you to build your own knowledge and skills from direct experience at the heart of UK heritage.

The Open Palace Programmes provides a way of extending your career opportunities. During the programmes you will benefit from careers advice to help you to understand your particular career experience options within the UK heritage sector.

Applications are encouraged from all emergent heritage professionals. Places are offered to candidates who send appropriate applications on a ‘first come, first served’ basis so it is important to apply early.

This year there are 5 Bursaries to offer. Details of these bursaries are now available on the Open Palace Programme website.

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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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