Arts Activated 2021 Conference

Museums & Galleries of NSW is pleased to announce that early bird registrations for the Arts Activated 2021 conference are now open. The focus of this year’s conference is ensuring the post-COVID recovery of Australia’s arts and cultural sector is inclusive of arts practitioners and audiences with disability and we are excited to be part

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City of Sydney Lunchtime Conversations

Lunchtime Conversations is a series of expert lunchtime talks with authors, artists and experts. It is delivered as a hybrid event – in person at Darling Square Library and online via Zoom. The Bike Book Machine – Wednesday 26 May from 1pm to 2pm Join interdisciplinary artist Bek Conroy for a discussion of her Bike Book

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Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre & Archives

The Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre is a welcoming and warm story-telling place, connecting visitors to the history and charism of the Sisters. Through a display of the history of the Congregation and the ministries of the Sisters, the exhibition displays the Sisters’ service to the community and reflects their ongoing work in health, education,

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Chau Chak Wing Museum

The Chau Chak Wing Museum brings the University of Sydney’s Nicholson, Macleay and Art collections under one roof. It is located at the main entrance to the University’s Camperdown campus, on University Avenue, opposite the Quadrangle. The museum invites audiences to get up close to some of Australia’s oldest natural history specimens and see the

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Reserve Bank of Australia Museum

The Reserve Bank of Australia Museum tells the story of Australia’s banknotes against the background of the nation’s economic and social development, from before Federation through to the current era. The permanent exhibition, Exploring Australian Banknotes, showcases the complete collection of the nation’s issued banknotes, including exceptionally rare examples. Temporary exhibitions, such as the Collection Spotlight,

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Australian Railway Historical Society (NSW)

On 19th May 1933, six enthusiasts met in Sydney and formed the Great Railway Circle of Australia. In May 1936 the name was changed to Australian Railway and Locomotive Historical Society and further changed to Australian Railway Historical Society in 1951. Membership grew steadily and in 1945 a Division was formed in Victoria. Other Divisions

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FBi Radio Digital Art Auction 2020

Join FBi Radio online for the FBi Radio Digital Art Auction from 15 – 26 June! Featuring over 70 of Australia’s most exciting established artists and next big things including Abdul Abdullah, Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, Janet Laurence, Jason Phu, Justene Williams, Khaled Sabsabi, Ken Done, Lindy Lee, Mike Parr, Reg Mombassa, TV Moore

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Propaganda Art in the 21st Century

Join UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and UNSW Galleries for a lecture by internationally renowned Dutch artist, Jonas Staal, coinciding with the release of his new book Propaganda Art in the 21st Century (The MIT Press, 2019). Staal’s visit to UNSW Art & Design is developed in partnership with Curatorial Practice at Monash University

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Workshop: Capturing Memories: Oral History In The Digital Age

Join Oral History NSW and the Royal Australian Historical Society for a practical workshop for all interested in recording the experiences of family, friends, local communities, history of museum items or any other project incorporating memories of the past. This popular and informative workshop will equip you to undertake your own oral history interviews. Workshop

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Pari

Pari is an artist-run initiative in Parramatta. We are for art that tells stories that need to be told, sheds new light on old thinking, or tackles new ideas altogether. We are for getting you to Parra, or making it so that you don’t have to leave here to come together over new, challenging, boundary-pushing

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Working with Young People in the Arts – Professional Development Program

Join peers and advocates from the youth arts sector for an engaging, hands-on two-day program. Learn more about creative youth development, how to build informal, youth-led arts programs and strategies for advocacy and evaluation. Led by MCA Young Creatives Coordinator and 2018 Churchill Fellow Jo Higgins and a team of MCA Young Creatives alumni, over

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Labelling your display workshop and tour

Do you prepare object labels and displays for a small museum or gallery? Do you often think: How much text should I write? What should I include? What size font should I use? If you have ever asked yourself any of these questions, this workshop is for you. Designed for staff and volunteers of small

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Australian Army Museum of New South Wales

The Australian Army Museum of NSW (AAMNSW) was founded in 1977. It is housed in what was the gaol complex of Victoria Barracks.  The Victoria Barracks complex dates from its first occupation in 1848, and is one of the finest examples of British colonial military architecture of the Victoria era, in the Southern Hemisphere. The

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City of Sydney Customs House

Customs House is a welcoming and dynamic public space. Accessible and responsive to the world around it, it houses a model of our city, exhibitions and events, a public library, and a variety of other spaces that invite people to connect, learn, share food or find a moment’s escape. Since opening in 1845, Customs House

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The Australiana Pioneer Village

The Australiana Pioneer Village, is a village of historic buildings dating back to the 1800’s. These buildings were saved in 1969-1970 by Dugald Andrew (Bill) McLachlan. The buildings were to be destroyed but Bill McLachlan moved them to his land and put them in a streetscape to save them. He died shortly afterwards and finally the

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SNO Contemporary Art Projects

Sydney Non Objective Contemporary Art Projects operates as a research centre with a focus on non-objective art in all its forms, developing and presenting new ideas to a wide audience. this includes contemporary readings of historical artistic and curatorial positions. Since 2005 the curated public exhibition program has generated 126 monthly exhibitions showing more than 350

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Grace Cossington Smith Gallery

The opening of the Grace Cossington Smith (GCS) Gallery at Abbotsleigh School has created a free, public gallery located at 1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga. The gallery is a welcoming and accessible space that supports and encourages creative ideas and critical thinking. The gallery occupies a former home and school boarding house, constructed in 1905, and

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State Archives and Records NSW

State Archives and Records is the Government’s archives and records management authority. It ensures that the people of NSW have ready access to records which illuminate history, enrich the life of the community and support good governance and accountability. State Archives and Records delivers a program of exhibitions, research, talks, online resources, publications and special events. Located

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Sydney Living Museums

Sydney Living Museums cares for 11 of the NSW most important historic houses, museums and their collections: Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm, Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Justice & Police Museum, Meroogal, The Mint, Museum of Sydney, Rose Seidler House, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Susannah Place Museum and Vaucluse House. All are listed in the

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Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

MAAS is Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. Established in 1879, our venues include Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Discovery Centre. We are uniquely placed to demonstrate how technology, engineering, science and design impact Australia and the world. Internationally, MAAS is acknowledged for the calibre of our collection, scholarship and exhibitions. Our collection

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