News

Stossel Scala interior 1936

Library Display

New Library DisplaysWednesday 3 March 2021

Two new displays in the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection explore the career of modernist architect Hugo Stossel, and the once popular pastime of rug making.

Old timber and iron building with newly installed posts.

Conservation

Conservation in Action: Woolshed Conservation Works updateTuesday 2 March 2021

Structural repair works are well underway in the Woolshed at Rouse Hill.

Man in front of artwork installation in outdoor garden setting.

News

Creating spaces for our storiesTuesday 23 February 2021

Sydney Living Museums continues to deepen our vital connections with community, with exciting events at our properties and compelling personal profiles on our website. 

Image of an artwork by Aboriginal artist Gordon Syron

Museum of Sydney

An acquisitions renaissanceTuesday 23 February 2021

Group of people in colonial era kitchen with camera and recording equipment set up.

Learning

Learning during lockdownFriday 19 February 2021

Sydney Living Museums’ Learning Team found a range of ways to stay connected with students after the cancellation of school excursions in 2020. 

Red upholstered couch bed.

Donations

Growing the collectionThursday 18 February 2021

Wunderlich catalogue page 1889

Collections

Earliest Wunderlich Catalogue OnlineMonday 15 February 2021

Our newly digitised trade catalogue, 'Illustrated Catalogue of Embossed Ornaments in Zinc, Copper & Lead for Art and Architecture', was compiled by Ernest Wunderlich in 1889.

White text on red background: Year in review 2020

New online

Year in review: 2020Wednesday 3 February 2021

We hope you enjoy this snapshot of some of our favourite moments from 2020.