Exhibition Floor Talks: Underworld

Descend into Sydney’s underworld with monthly floor talks delivered by our curatorial and exhibition teams.

Ages 16+


Sun 13 May 2pm–2.45pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day Underworld style with curator Nerida Campbell who will share stories of Mums whose mugshots appear in the exhibition including crime boss Kate Leigh, escapologist Ettie Benn and a handful of other shady ladies.

Sun 10 June 2pm–2.45pm

Join Holly Schulte, Curator of Digital Assets, for a perspective of the exhibition from behind the camera as she provides insights into the photographic materials, technologies and processes employed by Sydney’s police photographers in the 1920s. Hear about Holly’s research into and re-creation of the analogue portrait photographs. You’ll also learn about Sydney Living Museums’ care for and digitisation of the New South Wales Police Forensic Photography Archive. Pre-book your tickets to secure your place!

Don't forget:

  • Pre-book your tickets to ensure your place!
  • Enjoy free author signing of the Underworld book after each talk. Purchase your copy at Museum of Sydney or online

Free with museum entry

When & Where

Sunday 13 May 2018 2PM–2.45PM
Sunday 10 June 2018 2PM–2.45PM

Museum of Sydney

Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000
Museum: 02 9251 5988
The Governors Kitchen: 02 9241 1788

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