Painting with Pencil 1930-36
Saturday 12 December 2015 - Sunday 10 April 2016 – Museum of Sydney
Museum of Sydney
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This exhibition tells the story of an artist and a city. Inspired by some of Lloyd Rees’s finest pencil drawings and sketches, it features more than 90 works from public and private collections in Australia and across the world, some rarely exhibited before.

 

With Lego® Bricks
Saturday 7 November 2015 - Sunday 31 July 2016 – Museum of Sydney
Museum of Sydney
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Australia’s only certified LEGO professional Ryan McNaught has recreated Sydney Harbour’s most iconic and visionary structures, as well as some of its most famous moments, bringing to life the spectacle of Sydney Harbour in colourful LEGO® bricks with a series of playful installations incorporating world-first fireworks, lights, movement and almost 1000 minifigs.

Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Open Today
10AM-5PM

Sydney’s first European settlers were criminals – not an auspicious start – and the city has maintained its reputation for breeding some of the world’s hardest, most malevolent and cunning crooks.

Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Open Today
10AM-5PM

Sydney was once infested by safebreakers. Some were sophisticated specialists like Richard Reynolds, who used the latest technology to crack safes. Others like Kong Lee had a more slap-dash approach – stuff the safe with explosives and hope the neighbours don’t complain about the noise when it blows.

Inner city crime & mayhem 1912-1948
Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Open Today
10AM-5PM

Curator Peter Doyle describes this exhibition as ‘an intimate, raw and hauntingly beautiful record of the mysterious people and dark places of a Sydney lost’.

Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Open Today
10AM-5PM

Explore Australia’s convict history at the World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks.