Congrats Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon, 2017 Churchill Fellow

Congratulations to Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon, Director Strategy & Engagement, Sydney Living Museums who, today, was announced as one of the 2017 Churchill Fellows.

Caroline joins a passionate and highly motivated list of 109 Australians, from a pool of 1140 applicants, who will travel the world in 2018 in search of new ideas, innovation and excellence made possible by this prestigious Fellowship.

Through this Fellowship, Caroline will explore the best new global models of visitor accessibility and experience at heritage sites in the UK, Denmark, USA and Canada.

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill and fulfil his wish to offer people from all walks of life, the opportunity to travel overseas to gain new knowledge and insights that can be practically applied in Australia to positively impact our communities at large.

“It is 52 years since the Churchill Fellowship was first awarded in honour of Sir Winston Churchill however, the projects that will be aided by his legacy are still, as he intended, firmly focussed on the future,” said CEO, Churchill Trust, Mr Adam Davey.

“Churchill Fellows are ordinary Australians with extraordinary abilities and aspirations.”

Children in uniform gathered around a glass topped display table.

Learning

Not your average classroomTuesday 24 September 2019

From playing Victorian children’s games to making ‘convict’ bricks, the Experience & Learning Team deliver inspiring and fun educational experiences at eight of our 12 historic places.

Three primary school students dressed as convicts holding armfuls of plastic bricks outside two storey brick building.

Foundation

Thank you to SLM FoundationTuesday 24 September 2019

Children peering through a window at Rouse Hill Farm

School holidays

Spring School Holidays 2019: opening hoursMonday 23 September 2019

Group of people around table with glass wall to rear.

Learning

Raising the prominence of Aboriginal perspectivesThursday 12 September 2019

With federal funding assistance, the Learning Team have seen a number of successes in in their efforts to raise the prominence of Aboriginal perspectives related to the site of first Government House.

Decorative collage of several Sydney Open Focus Tour buildings.

Sydney Open

Sydney Open Focus Tours Sneak PeekFriday 6 September 2019