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16/CPE004 Project Officer - ExhibitionsMonday 8 February 2016

This is a pencil drawing of a ship moored near a headland

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The splendid clipper 'Sobraon'Monday 8 February 2016

The rusting hulk of the HMAS Tingira features in several 1930s drawings of Berrys Bay by celebrated artist Lloyd Rees. Presented by Rees as a solitary, romantic figure in the serene harbour landscape, the former luxury clipper has particular resonance not only with Rees, but with one of our properties and a prominent colonial family.

Birds of a feather – rosella jam

The Cook and the Curator

Birds of a feather – rosella jamThursday 4 February 2016

Papier mâché cornice

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Papier mâché for the ceilingTuesday 2 February 2016

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No. 10 Bistro - Opens at The MintTuesday 2 February 2016

The 200-year-old Mint building at 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney has welcomed a new era with the arrival of No. 10 Bistro opening today on the first floor.

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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
12 February 2016
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
10 February 2016
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
13 February 2016
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
13 February 2016
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
14 February 2016
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
10 February 2016
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
10 February 2016
A specialised research resource
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10AM-4PM
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