NIDA students in costume at the Barracks & The Mint

 

NIDA costume design students, in the very costumes that they designed, were photographed in Court 24 at the Hyde Park Barracks last Monday 6 August.

Passers-by may have noticed them on Friday at the front of The Mint in their period costume on a second photo shoot.

We have an ongoing relationship with NIDA costume design who last year designed these costumes in a project that resulted in a floor display in the Silhouettes Gallery.

Costumes made and modelled by NIDA Costume students at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum and at The Mint. Photos courtesy NIDA Costume.

Two children running in garden in front of two storey farmstead building.

School holidays

Summer 2019: school holiday opening hoursTuesday 27 November 2018

Four men in suits in conference room, with two centre ones holding gifts.

News

SLM farewellsTuesday 11 December 2018

Coloured illustration of ship in harbour with smaller boats being rowed to shore in foreground.

Hyde Park Barracks

Mandy Moore’s Hyde Park Barracks ancestorMonday 10 December 2018

Hyde Park Barracks is in the family history spotlight again, with the premiere of season 10 of the US series of Who Do You Think You Are? featuring American singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore.

Black and white photograph of two women in winter coats.

Museum of Sydney

Canberra Times: Walking the streets of the pastFriday 7 December 2018

Two women in volunteer shirts in stall at outdoor market.

Volunteers

International Volunteer DayWednesday 5 December 2018

A huge thank you to our exceptional volunteers on International Volunteer Day! Every day you bring energy, dedication and a passion for sharing our heritage - we couldn’t do it without you!