Exhibition

Display and exhibition resources are listed here along with information about artist fees and contracts, an introduction to curating, facility reports, 2D hanging and install tips, and the National Exhibition Register. You might also want to look in Storage for supplier lists and shelving information, in Sustainability for environmental and lighting resources, and in Collection Management for loan, cataloguing, database and policy information.

How to promote an upcoming exhibition

Publicity and PR is all about building a positive profile and raising awareness - This resource was developed as part of M&G NSW's Engaging Art initiative.

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How to engage with young people

How can you attract young people to your museum or gallery, and more importantly how can you motivate and retain a young audience - This resource was developed as part of M&G NSW's Engaging Art initiative.

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Artist Contracts and Agreements

This is an M&G fact sheet about artist loan and contracts and agreements.

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Artists Fees and Wages

This is an M&G fact sheet about artist fees and wages.

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Galleries, Museums & Copyright - New edition

Identify and assess risks in dealing with donors, artist agreements and contracting with copyright owners. Contains a section about moral rights.

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Exhibition labelling

This is an M&G Fact Sheet on Exhibition Labelling and Signage.

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Basic Install Tips - 2D Hanging

Some basic tips for 2D artwork installation.

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Basics of touring an exhibition

This is an M&G fact sheet addressing the basics of touring an exhibition.

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Curatorial Toolkit

This is a toolkit developed by 2010 Legacies Now to assist with the entire curatorial process, from researching an idea right to installing the exhibition.

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Facility Reports

This is an M&G fact sheet on facility reports for touring exhibitions.

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Introduction to Lighting

This is a fact sheet about lighting for displays.

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National Exhibition Register

The NETS Australia National Exhibition Register features touring exhibitions available for your venue.

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So you want to plan an exhibition? A checklist

A list of points to consider when you are planning an exhibition, developed by Arts OutWest.

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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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