What the museum sector is offering in 2020

From spiders to architecture, from Ancient Roman treasures to Brisbane's music scene, museums offer a rich and diverse world of learning in 2020.

What do the WA Museum, the Australian Museum, ACMI, The Science Gallery, Chau Chak Wing Museum, the Australian War Memorial and Powerhouse Museum all have in common? They are either starting or concluding major multi-million dollar building projects in 2020.

Read: Australia’s Culture Building Boom: Museums

What that says is that the Museum sector is well patronized and visitor need are growing, plus that the sector is well supported. Successful programming has a lot to do with that.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina