Organisation management

In this section there is a broad range of information on arts management and advocacy; marketing and branding; cultural policy; legal, copyright and complicance-related resources; and tips for writing press releases. This is also where we keep the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries document.

Image Licence Template

Use this template to create your own image licence.

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Not for Profit Law Information Hub

Legal resources for not for profit organisations.

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Copyright: the basics

Definitions and terms explained.

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Taxation requirements for not-for-profits

Australian Taxation Office requirements for NFP non-government organisations.

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Legal requirements: Insurance and compliance

Legal requirements for NFP non-government museums.

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What is best practice and why is it important?

Presentation introducing the principles underlying what is best practice for running a museum or gallery

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Marketing for Museums

Explains some of the fundamentals of marketing and the importance of understanding your audience.

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Align your business plan with local council policies and objectives

Strategic planning resource on aligning your cultural Business Plan with NSW local council policies and objectives.

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Arts advocacy

Develop an arts advocacy strategy using this M&G how-to guide.

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ArtChat: Art and Power Presentations

Presentations from ArtChat: Art and Power at Freda's August 20 2014.

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Arts Leadership

A seminar looking at the challenges of leadership in contemporary arts organisations and asks the question: what is needed for successful leadership in the arts?

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Communicating a creative vision

Strategic planning resource for creative and community based organisations.

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Cultural Policy

An insight into what changes there will be for the artist community because of new National Cultural Policy.

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Describing your Brand

The importance of a single message and being 'on brand' when developing a strategic or communications plan.

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Getting grant ready, strategic planning and marketing

This presentation covers the basics of what you need to apply for a range of operational grants.

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Impact

Museums and galleries are no longer seen as just repositories of information and objects but are now viewed as social hubs with links to community at a local, national and international level. A seminar at the Museum of Sydney on 20 August 2014.

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National Standards

These are the national standards for Australian museums and galleries.

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Rebranding for Cultural Organisations

The decision to rebrand represents both a risk and opportunity - know what to consider if taking this step.

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Tourism with integrity

Best practice strategies for cultural and heritage organisations in the tourism industry.

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Writing a press release

A step by step guide to preparing a press release.

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Cultural Tourism Toolkit

Designed to assist small regional communities to enhance, profile and package their cultural offering.

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Putting together a brief for a consultant

What to consider when preparing a project brief for a potential consultant.

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Tax guide for arts organisations

This guide will help not-for-profit arts/cultural organisations and individual artists understand the formalities associated with receiving philanthropic income.

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Museums & Galleries of NSW helps museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres of NSW create exciting and inspiring experiences for visitors and strong, thriving local communities. 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.

Public Galleries Summit to be held in Sydney

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M&G NSW is on Instagram!

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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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Interview - Nicola Teffer, Curator, Demolished Sydney

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Free showcases on offer

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Submit Your Event to the NSW Seniors Festival

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New on the National Exhibition Register

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Digital tool set to transform exhibition design

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Meet our Regional Museum Advisors: John Petersen

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