New facilities

If you are planning to start a new museum, we have information on strategic thinking, planning and a checklist for building projects. If you are looking for information about legal compliance, taxation obligations and best-practice, try our Organisation management resource page.

Strategic planning for Museums and Galleries

This fact sheet unpacks what's in a Strategic Plan and explains how to prepare one.

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Checklist for New Museum Building Projects

This is a resource from Museums Galleries Scotland about new building projects. It covers everything from the building, the needs of the collection and management and costs.

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Planning a new museum

This M&G fact sheet is aimed to get you thinking. It’s a checklist of important things to consider if you are planning a new museum.

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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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Interview - Lee-Anne Hall, Director, Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest

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

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

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MAAS releases a new online collection website

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Orange Regional Museum is open for business

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Frank Howarth to depart Australian Museum

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Expression of Interest

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Regional Fellowships on offer

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Interview with Michael Harvey, visitor experience lead on Action Stations

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