News

Outdoor setting with raging creek in full flow.

Vaucluse House

Tempests and Torrents at Vaucluse HouseWednesday 7 June 2017

Staff picking their way to Vaucluse House this morning between bouts of heavy rain were met with a novel sight.

Leslie Walford in the sitting room of his Darling Point apartment

Library Display

New Library DisplaysThursday 1 June 2017

Two new displays in the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection explore the life and career of interior designer Leslie Walford AM (1927-2012), whose archive of personal and business papers is now held by the library

Cover of booklet.

The Cook and the Curator

At Shepheard’s Grill and the Mena House, CairoThursday 1 June 2017

Sheet music album

Research

New Research PartnershipWednesday 31 May 2017

Led by the CSL&RC, Sydney Living Museums has announced a new project partnership with the University of Southampton and the Royal College of Music exploring domestic music and heritage in the Georgian home.

Large group of people with picnic rugs on sloping lawn with house in background.

Rose Seidler House

Fifties Fair rests for a new Modernist SeasonFriday 26 May 2017

This year, Fifties Fair will rest for the launch of our new program A Modernist Season, offering a broader experience of mid-20th century architecture and design as an important part of Sydney’s heritage.

'A room for Mary Quant', designed by Marion Best Pty Ltd, 1967.

Media release

Celebrating Marion Hall BestFriday 26 May 2017

Colourful modernist mural on wall of house.

Media release

Announcing A Modernist seasonFriday 26 May 2017