A lick of paint!
What sounds like a simple task actually involves: washing and scraping, raking out cracks, sealing patches before double skimming and filling, then sanding and re-sealing – phew!
The ceiling will have two coats of distemper applied, the walls two coats of flat acrylic, and two coats of semi-gloss enamel will be applied to all the woodwork.
The room will be stripped of its furniture while the room is being painted and the area will be closed to the public from Tuesday 10 June to Sunday 29 June.
You can visit Vaucluse House at the end of June to see a freshly presented Principal Bedroom. In the meantime, we'll be updating you on the progress of the painting work with photos on this page.
Become part of Sydney Open 2019: EOI now openWednesday 27 March 2019
Our exciting program for Sydney Open 2019 will open even more buildings and spaces that are usually off-limits to the public, alongside new talks and tour experiences. To be part of it all, we invite you to submit an expression of interest by 30 April.