See what’s new across our channels, look up activities to do at home with the family, including in the kitchen and the garden, explore our properties and our collections online, and settle in for some good long reads.
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Discover SLM: talk series
Every Tuesday, 12pm–12.30pm, free via zoom
Join Sydney Living Museums curatorial team as they discuss their current research in this relaxed online talk series. Each week a different curator will tackle subjects ranging from architecture to cookery.
Reflecting on: Online Talk Series
Thursday 16 & 23 September, 4pm–4.45pm, free via zoom
Gain insights into two items featured in the History Reflected exhibition in the upcoming Reflecting on: Online Talk Series. You can also participate in a live Q&A.
From the Collection
Our beautiful homes
Published around 1905, the series Our Beautiful Homes offers us a chance to look at some of early-20th-century Sydney’s finest houses and interiors.
This hat was part of a court suit made for Australian politician William Charles Wentworth (1790-1872) while he was on an extended visit to England and Europe in 1854-1861.
The Ikon Studio archive of candid street photography provides us with a fascinating glimpse into everyday life as it passed through Martin Place, Sydney, in 1950.
Try this handwritten recipe from the Rouse Hill Estate collection. Depending on how long you bake them, these biscuits can be hard and crunchy or a softer gingerbread style.
Take a moment to relax and recharge with one of our online puzzles featuring our beautiful collections and museums.
Make your own wings
Create your own wings inspired by native birds that you might have seen in the garden or park including the rainbow lorrikeet and cheeky cockatoos.
History Reflected: Behind closed doors
In the lead up to opening our History Reflected exhibition, we’re thrilled to invite you behind closed doors with a great line-up of online exclusives.
Walking through a songline
Follow in the steps of the Seven Sisters and experience the immersive nature of a songline in this multi-sensory digital installation.
Cornersmith Cooking School takes up residency at The MintFriday 7 May 2021
Cornersmith Cooking School is bringing its pop-up cooking classes to The Mint.