The preliminary report for the M&G NSW 2022 Sector Census has been released with a full report due to be published in early 2023.

The 2022 Sector Census took place between August and October 2022.

The Museums & Galleries of NSW 2022 Sector Census survey was sent to 508 organisations which covered 319 community run and managed museums, 57 public and regional museums, 39 public and regional galleries, 46 community managed galleries and artist run initiatives, 8 Artspace’s, 14 University Galleries and 25 Aboriginal cultural organisations.

These findings are based on 240 complete responses.

Of the completed responses 55% identify as a museum, 14% as a heritage organisation, 9% as a museum & heritage organisation, 14% as a gallery, 5% as a museum & gallery and 5% as an Aboriginal cultural organisation. 91% of all respondents manage a collection

View the full preliminary report here.