Legends of Lithgow

Capturing the Lithgow Community, is one of the exhibitions on show during the recent History Week which unpacks some...

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The Flat-pack Portable Cell

The Cooma Correctional Services Museum is one of those fascinating little museums with a big collection. And central to their...

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Museums for kids–rain, hail or shine!

With NSW school holidays starting next week, eyes quickly turn to museums for entertainment and education options to occupy the...

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The essential line

When looking at the face of someone we know well it’s possible to recognise the essential likeness of a...

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Sounds not Silence

The Old Court House Museum in Batemans Bay explores the history of this coastal area and tells the stories of...

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Hidden Gems

You might think that being amongst the world’s most researched and least understood cultures, there would be few stone flints...

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Museums Australia call out for abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS NOW OPEN! You are invited to submit an abstract for the eighteenth Museums Australia annual conference...

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Who’s judging?

For the past 20 years the Dobell Prize for Drawing has been an annual event at the Art Gallery of NSW,...

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Love Lego?

Then this is art for you! It’s both fun and amazing. What’s more—your parents will love it when you ask...

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Meet mini Marion!

She’s the brand new guide at the Lithgow State Mine and has recently taken up a position to talk to you...

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Let’s remember

With the sad news of the death of lead singer of the great Australian band Yothu Yindi, we were reminded...

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The significance of the Yirrkala Bark Petitions

You might have heard that this year’s NAIDOC Week theme was We value the vision: Yirrkala Bark Petitions. But do you...

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Why we need a mandatory code for the indigenous art industry

Why we need a mandatory code for the indigenous art industry You are probably aware of the Indigenous Art...

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Keep it. Where?

Keep it. Where? Gordon Syron, father of the urban-contemporary Aboriginal arts movement in Sydney and his wife Elaine, have spent...

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Eat Your History

With the explosion of Master Chef type reality television making each of us stare into our mashed potatoes and...

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