Sunday 2 August
Sunday 16 August
Friday 21 August
Saturday 22 August
Sunday 23 August
Take advantage of early entry from 9.30am.
Enjoy a leisurely viewing of Rose Seidler House and select your picnic spot before the event opens for general entry.
No bookings required, simply present your membership card and Fifties Fair 2015 ticket to gain early admission.
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Friday 28 August
Saturday 29 August
Learn about Australia’s connection with the Great Famine in Ireland (1845-1850) with Sydney Living Museums’ head of collections & access, Megan Martin, curator Dr Fiona Starr and historians Dr Perry McIntyre and Dr Richard Reid.
Sunday 30 August
In Port Kembla, a feisty and resilient community has determined to take back the responsibility most of us leave to businesses – caring for their own dead. As their plans for a non-profit funeral home gather steam, one of their own falls fatally ill. Lynette Wallworth’s Tender is a warm, beautiful and funny look at an extraordinary community taking on one of the most essential challenges of human life …
Friday 11 September
Saturday 19 September
Thursday 8 October
Friday 9 October
As the repurposing of buildings becomes common practice, we discuss the challenges and benefits for residential spaces and large scale developments, the impact on urban environments and how we can approach the reinvigoration of buildings more sustainably.
Sunday 1 November
Friday 13 November
Designing for place is one of the foremost considerations for any architect. Learn how the history and constraints of a site along with the relationship between land, climate, form and materials all inform the outcome to create a superhouse.