Open Doors: Exploring our domestic architecture

Free online talk for members

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Sydney Living Museums’ houses provide an intriguing record of architecture and building in NSW.

In this new series of exclusive online member talks join our Sydney Living Museums’ curators as we examine the colonial bungalow Elizabeth Farm, the Greek Revival Elizabeth Bay House, the Georgian country mansion Rouse Hill House, and the modernist villa Rose Seidler House. Find out what inspired their design and makes them such significant examples of their time and style.


 

This is a past event 

The recording link will be distributed to members via email. 

Past talks

Open doors: series introduction with Ian Innes

Past event

Sydney Living Museums houses provide an intriguing record of architecture and building in NSW. Join Ian Innes (Director, SLM Capital Programs) as he introduces this new series of online member talks that examine the design and architecture of four of SLMs houses.

Members will receive access to the online talk recordings via email. 

Open doors: Rouse Hill House with Dr Scott Hill

Past event

In this online talk, we visit Rouse Hill House, on Darug land in Sydney’s North-West. Built in the British Georgian style typical of architecture of the colony’s first decades, Rouse Hill was later added to with an encircling veranda and new service wings. 

Members will receive access to the online talk recordings via email. 

Open doors: Rose Seidler House with Joanna Nicholas

Past event

Rose Seidler House was designed and built from 1948-50 by Harry Seidler AC OBE (1923–2006) for his parents Max and Rose, and began the young architect’s distinguished career in Australia. 

Please note the recording for this online talk will not be available post event due to licensing / copyright restrictions.

Open doors: Elizabeth Farm with Dr Scott Hill

Past event

In this online talk, find out more about Elizabeth Farm on Burramattagal land: home of the Macarthur family and Australia’s oldest house.

Members will receive access to the online talk recordings via email. 

Open doors: Elizabeth Bay House with Mel Flyte

Past event

This online talk will delve into the design of the Greek Revival villa Elizabeth Bay House, built on Gadigal land.

Members will receive access to the online talk recordings via email. 

Free online talk for members

When & Where

Thursday 4 November 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 11 November 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 18 November 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 25 November 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 2 December 2021 4PM–4.30PM

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