Keen to share its rare collections and historic research resources, Sydney Living Museums is uploading its digitised trade catalogues and sheet music onto one of the world’s largest digital repositories.
Marion Best Fabrics, established around 1940, was the first example in Australia of a group of artists being commissioned to design textiles.The...
Interior designer Marion Hall Best had a love of colour and an uncanny ability to use it to transform a room. Sydney Living Museums holds the largest collection of Best’s work.
In Spring 2015, Sydney Living Museums was asked if it could assist in the recreation of a 1950s colour palette for Hillary’s Hut, located at the Scott Base, Antarctica.
On 28 March 2017, concert goers at Elizabeth Bay House experienced a magical evening contrasting two different musical worlds.
Sydney Living Museums has announced a new partnership with the University of Southampton and the Royal College of Music as part of a three-year research project exploring domestic music and heritage in the Georgian home.
A recently acquired collection of printed sheet music provides valuable insights into Sydney’s music trade and concert scene in the 19th century and offers opportunities for musical interpretation of Sydney Living Museums’ places.