Apply For Bursary

Public Galleries Queensland offers three types of funding for professional development activities.

FUNDING IS PROVIDED IN THREE AREAS:

1. INDIVIDUAL BURSARIES for Staff/Volunteers

Grants of up to a maximum of $1,000 are available for individual gallery/museum volunteers as assistance to attend seminars, conferences, biennales, exhibitions or courses. Grants can be used towards conference registration fees, associated workshop fees, travel, accommodation and living expenses during the period of the event.

Closing Date: The first day of every month until funds are expended.
Amount: Up to $1,000 until funds are exhausted.

Restrictions: Applicants must be individual members of PGQ. More information on PGQ membership here.

2. INDIVIDUAL BURSARIES for  Artists/Curators

Grants of up to a maximum of $500 are available for independent artists and/or curators to assist deliver lectures, workshops, or similar in partnership with a regional or metropolitan gallery. Grants can be used towards travel, associated workshop fees, workshop materials, accommodation and living expenses during the period of the partnership arrangement.

Closing Date: First day of every month until funds are expended.
Amount: Up to $500 until funds are exhausted.

Restrictions: Applicants must be individual members of PGQ. The partnership organisation must also be a member of PGQ. More information on PGQ membership here. List of current PGQ organisational members here.

3. ORGANISATIONAL GRANTS

Grants to assist public galleries/museums to undertake organisational initiatives. These might include:

  • Costs towards improvements in the gallery/museum exhibition program such as touring exhibition fees and display improvements.
  • An appropriate consultant to work with the institution on skill development in areas such as Education and Public Programs;
  • Exhibition Development;
  • or Strategic Planning and Policy Development.
  • On-site training workshops and seminars in specialist areas such as volunteer recruitment, board management and gallery/museum practice.

Closing Date: The first day of every month until funds are expended.

Amount: Up to $1,500 until funds are exhausted.

It is expected that the organisation will make a contribution to the initiative (can be in-kind).

Eligibility

Open to current PGQ members, member galleries and their paid and volunteer staff, independent artists and/or curators.

Application Forms

Please submit your application online: Individuals, Organisations

If you are having trouble using the form, contact the Membership Officer, Karike Ashworth, by email membership@magsq.com.au or phone 07 3059 9745 (Wednesdays or Fridays).

Contact PGQ

Ph: 07 3059 9740 (Wednesdays)
Fax: 07 3059 9748
Email: membership@magsq.com.au

122 Gerler Road
Hendra Qld 4011

Sign up for updates