Participants attending M&G QLD’s 2019 State Conference, ‘Opening Doors’ at Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns. Photo: Blue Click Photography, courtesy of M&G QLD.

Training and events

M&G QLD delivers workshops, seminars, networking events and conferences for the sector in all of our major program areas: sector development; training and professional development; and exhibition development and touring.


events delivered this year.


people have attended our events this year, in person and online.


towns in Queensland have been reached this year through our events.

Upcoming events

Small Museums Conference 2022

7, 8 & 9 October 2022
Redland Museum, Cleveland QLD 4163

The Small Museums Conference, supported by Museums and Galleries Queensland will explore the ways in which, with limited resources, small museums can attract visitors, funding and volunteers by emphasising the special artefacts, processes and services that make their museum unique.

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What people think about our training and events

“Passionate storytelling is an important tool to engage visitors and training volunteers must enable inclusion.”

– Participant, Opening Doors M&G QLD Conference

“I picked up a lot of useful points. I was reminded of the importance of sharing risk assessments / plans with all volunteers.”

– Participant, Community Heritage Grant Workshop

“The content was very relevant, interesting and easily applicable to all our institutions.”

– Participant, The Object of Labels Workshop

“I was able to bring a problem to solve and gain valuable ways forward.”

– Participant, Community Heritage Grant Workshop

“I really enjoyed how each seminar had a different topic and angle. Having some big data to look at was really beneficial for me.”

– Participant, Audience Recovery Webinar Series

Photo: Jo-Anne Driessens.

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M&G QLD runs an on-demand program for training and professional development.

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Empty chairs on a stage with M&G QLD banner
Photo: Jo-Anne Driessens.
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