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Sydney Open Volunteer registrations openFriday 18 July 2014

View across dam and paddocks to rural homestead.

Conservation

Reinstating Beulah's windows and doorsTuesday 23 September 2014

The SLM Heritage Team is currently working on reinstating the windows and doors into the Beulah homestead, a project being undertaken with the heritage architect Nicholas Powell and members of the local Appin Men's Shed group.

Meroogal Women's Art Prize 2014 exhibition on now

Meroogal Womens Art Prize

Local artist wins 2014 Meroogal Women’s Art PrizeTuesday 23 September 2014

Sydney Living Museums is proud to announce Sharnie Shield, a local artist from Austinmer (NSW), has won the 2014 Meroogal Women’s Art Prize with her work Collars in the afternoon.The Meroogal Women...

This is a photograph of a split level house set among tress and a natural bush landscape

New online

The Dingle House Monday 22 September 2014

Watch the extended interview with Enrico Taglietti, architect of the Dingle House and find out more about this ingenious three-way split-level plan. 

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Employment

14/CS083 Assistant Curator-Interpretation ProjectsMonday 22 September 2014

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

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22 September - 6 October, 10.30am - 10.50am daily
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Wed 24, Thu 25 & Fri 26 Sep, Wed 1, Thu 2 and Fri 3 Oct 2014, 10.30am-12pm
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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
26 September 2014
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-3.30PM
The state's vice-regal home
NEXT OPEN Friday
26 September 2014
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
27 September 2014
Home to four generations of women
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-3.30PM
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
28 September 2014
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-3.30PM
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
OPEN TODAY
11AM-4PM
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM

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Visit one of our shops while you're visiting some of our houses and museums or shop online.

Mortar and pestle cotton apron
Eat your history exhibition
70/80/90 Iconic Australian Houses
Karen McCartney
Egg basket canvas tote
Canvas bag
A single vision: Harry Seidler
Hardcover book