Art galleries

Journal article

24 Sep 2018

This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.


5 Sep 2018

A parliamentary inquiry seems to be carefully avoiding the real challenge for Australia’s national museums, archives and libraries, writes David Stephens.


15 Nov 2016

The purpose of the City of Melbourne Arts Infrastructure Framework (MAIF) is to provide strategic direction on the delivery of arts infrastructure by the City of Melbourne and its external partners.


1 Jun 2016

This report illuminates the important contributions to Victorian cultural life made by council collection activities, and identifies opportunities for enhancing this work. It includes findings about council collections and displays, and draws attention to how councils assist community collecting groups such as Historical Societies. The...



8 Apr 2016

The Public Gallery Association of Victoria (PGAV) is the peak body for the public gallery sector in Victoria. We represent 50 galleries across metropolitan and regional Victoria. As the peak body, we deliver programs to support the development of the sector, we advocate on behalf...


16 Sep 2014

This analysis of Australia's galleries, libraries, archives and museums finds that digital innovation in the sector is inconsistent and isolated, and provides a roadmap to maximise the potential of the digital economy.

Executive summary

The GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) sector...


23 May 2013

LEADING museum professionals around the world agree the art museum is relevant and important. But whether present models are still viable was just one of the difficult questions posed earlier this year to museum directors invited by the Aspen Institute, an education and policy...


1 Jan 2011

Published by Museums & Galleries NSW's Strategic Audience Development Study, Guess Who's Going to the Gallery?, was launched January 2011. With core project funding from the Australia council the State report brings together over 7,000 responses from 41 galleries across NSW collected between 2007 &...


7 Aug 2009

What challenges will society and museums face in the next quarter-century? How will the demographic profile of America change between now and 2034? How will energy and infrastructure costs affect the sustainability of museums? What will Web 3.0 -- or 5.0 or 6.0 -- look...


29 Aug 2008

Whilst there is no national cultural policy in Australia, the local government sector has embraced cultural planning to a high degree. The external mechanisms that have influenced local government to place so much importance on cultural planning infrastructure, seem to have left councils in a...

Journal article

28 Aug 2008

The purpose of this research is to understand how small museums contribute to social capital in their community. The research uses three distinct case studies to distinguish differences and similarities. The article first discusses aspects of social impact and the arts. It then identifies a...


25 May 2007

This report was commissioned by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and the National Museums Directors' Conference (NMDC) to provide an up-to-date analysis of a number of economic and social impacts of many of Britain?s major museums and galleries. There has been a growing...


Art Facts is the new home for statistics about Australian arts. Here you will find a range of facts about visual arts and craft in Australia and the latest trends to watch out for.

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