People's Choice announced for Meroogal Women's Art Prize

 

The Meroogal Women’s Art Prize People’s Choice Award was announced at the property on the Saturday following International Women’s Day.

The Prize, now in its 17th year continues Sydney Living Museums’ collaborative tradition of inviting contemporary artists into our places has been generously supported by the SLM Foundation, Bundanon Trust, and Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra.

This year, the People's Choice Award was a tie between two artists! The joint winners were Kylie Douglass from Cudmirrah for her work Womandala created from cuttlefish bone, and Beth Norling from Katoomba for her work not all things are washed away made from soap and ink.

Both artists shared the $500 prize money and received an SLM Membership.

Thanks to everyone who visited the exhibition and voted. The exhibition is on for a few more weeks and closes 30 March.

Foundation

Annual Appeal 2019Monday 6 May 2019

Our museums are held ‘in trust’ for future generations and we must preserve them to ensure a future as valuable as their past. We can do this with your support through our Annual Appeal 2019.

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Sydney Open

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.

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19/HC020 Collections Officer, DocumentationWednesday 22 May 2019

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Hyde Park Barracks

Heritage grant awarded to conserve Barracks clockMonday 13 May 2019

Sydney Living Museums is very pleased to announce that we have been awarded an Australian Heritage Grant for the conservation of the Vulliamy turret clock at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum.