SLM projects acknowledged at Imagine awards

 

Celestial City won the category for Museum Projects (11+ paid staff). This is a great achievement and wonderful recognition for this fascinating exhibition that celebrated the strong and vibrant history of the Chinese community in Sydney.

The new SLM website also was recognised with a Highly Commended in the Engagement category (11+ paid staff).

The IMAGINE Awards recognise innocation and excellence in 500 museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW.

For more information see http://mgnsw.org.au/articles/celebrating-imagine-winners/

Large gathering in garden around wooden house, surrounded by white picket fence.

Meroogal

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize 2018 – finalists announcedWednesday 22 August 2018

We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 17th Meroogal Women’s Art Prize.

Boy flying kite in field.

School holidays

Spring School Holidays 2018: opening hoursMonday 17 September 2018

To make the most of these holidays we’ve extended our trading hours, with many of our properties now opening for the entire school holiday period.

Wallpaper Neeves cottage

Collections

Wallpaper recreated for 'The Harp of the South'Friday 14 September 2018

For anyone attending the new Sydney Theatre Company (STC) play, The Harp in the South, adapted from Ruth Park’s well-known novels, you might spy wallpapers running up the back wall of the set.

Set of four photos from different angles of metal box with lens and chimney.

Library Display

New Library DisplaysFriday 14 September 2018

Two new displays in the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection showcase the Rouse Hill magic lantern, and the work of textile designer Ronaele Jones

 

Mourning foodWednesday 12 September 2018