Museums & Galleries Qld

Archive for September 2011

Anne Beetson, Volunteer, Leahy Historical House, Thargomindah

Anne Beetson, a successful applicant to M&GSQ’s pilot 2011 Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program, has completed a successful Volunteer Internship with Cobb+Co Museum in Toowoomba. Anne is a volunteer at Leahy Historical House in Thargomindah.

Cobb+Co Museum is a campus of the Queensland Museum.

The Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program is being offered again for 2012. Potential applicants must register with M&GSQ no later than 14 October 2011 – see the end of this article for details.

Anne discusses what she gained from her Internship: Read the rest of this entry »

Holly Grech-Fitzgerald, Curator, University Art Collection, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton

Another successful applicant to M&GSQ’s pilot 2011 Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program, Holly Grech-Fitzgerald, has returned from her Gallery Mentorship with the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. Holly is Curator of the University Art Collection, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

The Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program is being offered again for 2012. Potential applicants must register with M&GSQ no later than 14 October 2011 – see the end of this article for details.

Holly talks about the success of her placement:

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Gabriel Smith, a volunteer with Umbrella Studio in Townsville, and Rebecca Bradford, a volunteer with Redcliffe Museum have recently completed Volunteer Internships under M&GSQ’s pilot 2011 Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program.

Gabriel undertook her Volunteer Internship with QUT Art Museum at Gardens Point in Brisbane, while Rebecca completed her Internship at the Queensland Museum South Bank campus.

The Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program is being offered again for 2012. Potential applicants must register with M&GSQ no later than 14 October 2011 – see the end of this article for details.

Gabriel and Rebecca report on their Volunteer Internships:

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Beverley Mitchell, General Manager, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns

Beverley Mitchell, another successful recipient of M&GSQ’s pilot 2011 Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program, has completed an International Fellowship in Canada.  Beverley is General Manager with KickArts Contemporary Arts in Cairns. Her placement was with the Fonderie Darling (Darling Foundry) in Montreal, Canada.

The Mentorship, Exchange and Fellowship Program is being offered again for 2012 – see the end of this article for details.

Beverley shares her experiences of her International Fellowship: Read the rest of this entry »


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