Research

This is where you will find published research on the NSW museum and gallery sector. Guess Who's Going to the Gallery, and Guess Who's Going to the Museum are listed along with the National Touring Report, the Horizon Reports, and the economic value study into cultural facilities in NSW.

Guess Who’s Going to the Museum?

This study is an initiative of M&G NSW. It examines museum audiences, their similarities, as well as their differences to gallery audiences.

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An economic value study

This M&G NSW study reveals the positive contribution to local and regional communities and their economies made by the council-operated museums, galleries and performing arts centres.

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Horizon Reports

The Horizon Reports are a publication of the New Media Consortium and the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts. New technology trends, impacts and challenges are identified and discussed and each technology is explored in detail with case studies.

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National Touring Survey Report

The National Touring Survey collected responses from 95 small to medium public galleries, university and community art galleries from across Australia in early 2013.

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NSW Museum and Gallery Sector Census and Survey

Early in 2013, M&G NSW undertook a comprehensive census and survey of the sector. Find out the results here.

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Guess Who's Going to the Gallery: NSW state report

Guess Who’s Going to the Gallery? is a strategic audience evaluation study spanning from 2007 to 2010 undertaken by M&G.

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Guess Who's Going to the Gallery: Sydney metro report

Guess Who’s Going to the Gallery? is a strategic audience evaluation study spanning from 2007 to 2010 undertaken by M&G.

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Guess Who's Going to the Gallery: Hunter and Western Sydney report

Guess Who’s Going to the Gallery? is a strategic audience evaluation study spanning from 2007 to 2010 undertaken by M&G.

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Adding Value!

How cultural facilities contribute to the local economies of the NSW Evocities.

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GLAM Innovation Study

Challenges and Opportunities for Australia’s Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

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Understanding Museums: Australian Museums and Museology

A history of museums in Australia since the 1970s, covering issues in museology, regional museums and galleries, Indigenous people and museums, art museums, science museums, and museums and history.

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

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Enter the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award

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One brazen MAMA and her big day

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A Cultural Plan for Parramatta

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The RPG Conference explores destination and distinction

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Artist for Venice Biennale announced

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