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Winter Solstice at Elizabeth Bay House

Elizabeth Bay House

Join us for a live stream of the Winter SolsticeTuesday 16 June 2020

Exterior of Meroogal with Jacaranda trees in bloom

 

Meroogal Women's Art Prize updateWednesday 3 June 2020

L. Walford Pty Ltd: 'Sitting room for Mrs Harold Holt' [Rooms on View, 1967]

Library Display

New Library DisplaysTuesday 2 June 2020

With the CSL&RC now re-opened to the public, visitors are welcome to come and explore our current displays on the Society of Interior Designers Australia (SIDA), and the history of the modern bathroom.

Eat Your History publication photography at Vaucluse House

 

Q&A: Jacqui NewlingWednesday 27 May 2020

Join Jacqui Newling, Assistant curator, colonial gastronomer, author of our Eat your history book and 'the cook' in the Cook & Curator blog as we ask her about some of her favourite recipes from across our museums and historic house collections.

Painting of man with silver hair and glasses, in white shirt with sleeves rolled up, looking directly at painter.

 

Dr Jack Mundey AO (1929-2020)Tuesday 12 May 2020

Jack Mundey, Chair of the Historic Houses Trust of NSW (Sydney Living Museums) from 1995-2001, has died aged 90. He was as committed to ‘the workers’ as he was to our historic sites, and is fondly remembered by all who knew him.

Mural depicting arrival of convicts on right with prison hulk back in England on left.

Hyde Park Barracks

The extraordinary life of William BuchananTuesday 5 May 2020

Read the story of a Jamaican rebel who escaped from the Hyde Park Barracks.

Dr Lisa Cooper in her studio at The Mint.

 

The Mint's First Resident ArtistWednesday 22 April 2020

We're thrilled to announce Dr Lisa Cooper as the first Resident Artist and ambassador based at The Mint.