The lost works of Lovegrove & Bäuerlen
Saturday 13 August 2016 - Sunday 20 November 2016 – Museum of Sydney
Lovegrove and Bauerlen portraits put together as banner image.
New
Museum of Sydney
Open Today
10AM-5PM
  • Free wifi

Featuring a collection of original wildflower paintings from the 1890s, this exhibition highlights the partnership of amateur artist Gertrude Lovegrove and botanical collector William Bäuerlen. The show reveals their ambitious and ultimately unsuccessful endeavour to produce a multi-part publication called 'The wild flowers of New South Wales'.

Saturday 30 July 2016 - Sunday 30 October 2016 – Museum of Sydney
Large white flower with green leaves.
New
Museum of Sydney
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This exhibition celebrates the renaissance in the long tradition of botanic art and demonstrates the botanical and horticultural development of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and its links with domestic gardens and the public landscapes of New South Wales over 200 years from 1816 to 2016.

Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Next Open Saturday 27 August 2016
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.

Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Next Open Saturday 27 August 2016
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.

Inner city crime & mayhem 1912-1948
Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Next Open Saturday 27 August 2016
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
  • Free wifi

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