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.

Group of people in front of historic house.

Rouse Hill Estate

Play along with us: House Music at Your HouseMonday 17 August 2020

We invite you to join us in a new musical experiment, bringing the music of the 19th century into the 21st century. We’ve delved into the hundreds of popular songs that survive in the collection at Rouse Hill Estate and we’ve also asked some brilliant musicians to help you explore these pieces of music from their homes and in our historic houses.

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Exhibition

How to engage with the A Thousand Words websiteFriday 4 September 2020

Row of people.

Hyde Park Barracks

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