News

Framed piece of embroidery with geometric and other motifs.

Meroogal

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize entries closeFriday 3 August 2018

Entries have closed for the 17th Meroogal Women’s Art Prize with a record number of artists submitting works. Pre-selection of the works takes place soon with the announcement of finalists on Friday 24 August.

Detail of long hall with furnishings and newly painted walls.

Vaucluse House

Update on Vaucluse House conservation worksThursday 1 March 2018

After several busy weeks at Vaucluse House, we have moved into the next phase of our conservation works.

Conservation works photo.

Vaucluse House

Conservation underway at Vaucluse HouseTuesday 6 February 2018

An exciting renovation and conservation program is being undertaken from Wednesday 7 February through to mid-March inside state-listed Vaucluse House.

Woman in pink shirt showing map to another person.

Volunteers

Volunteer at Sydney Open 2018Friday 17 August 2018

Applications are now openCan you spare a day or half a day to help us celebrate Sydney’s architecture? Applications are now open for Site Volunteer roles at Sydney Open 2018 on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4...

Group in kitchen with fresh produce on table.

Education

Thousands of students Butter their BreadWednesday 15 August 2018

In July, we held our first ever video conference to schools live from Vaucluse House. We received an enormous response to the program, with over 3000 students connecting to us from 93 schools across NSW.

Group of four women in period costumes in front of sandstone steps.

The Mint

NIDA students in costume at the Barracks & The MintTuesday 14 August 2018

NIDA costume design students were seen modelling the costumes that they designed at Hyde Park Barracks Museum and The Mint.