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Z Ward: Behind The Walls

sa 9 Aug 2020 - 22 Aug 2020
  ​​​Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia’s history. From the rare ‘Ha Ha Wall’ encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site.    
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Watercolour Workshop

sa 9 Sep 2020
  Explore the wonders of watercolour painting inspired by the lush garden at Stangate House in Aldgate. Learn watercolour techniques from local artist Zinia King and create your own floral masterpiece. The two hour workshop will include a wander through the garden, a tea break and treat and all artist
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Blend Your Own Tea At Stangate House

sa 19 Sep 2020
Come along and learn about tea alchemy from award-winning Certified Tea Master and Certified Tea Blender, Belinda Hellyer. Be inspired by the gardens at Stangate House in Aldgate and take the time to wander through its lush gardens. A delicious treats to accompany your tea break will be provided. Explore
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First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

nsw 5 Dec 2020 - 14 Feb 2021
  This exhibition is in some respects based on an epiphany experienced by Sydney artist Peter Kingston (born 1943) following the death of his close friend and Lavender Bay neighbour Brett Whiteley in 1992. It seemed that at last Kingston was released from an enormous shadow of talent, skill and
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Looking at Architecture – Braidwood Weekend

nsw 17 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020
The historic town of Braidwood is located just 85kms south east of Goulburn and is listed on the Register of the National Estate and the NSW State Heritage Register. Largely unchanged since colonial days the area was originally settled in the 1830’s. Aboriginals called the district “Wigwigly” meaning ”plenty of
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Looking at Architecture – Glebe 8 September

nsw 8 Sep 2020
With the passing of Sir George Wigram Allen in 1885, The Toxteth Park Estate was slowly subdivided into housing blocks. Most of these were speculative ventures by local builders, who had their plans approved by the Trustees of the Toxteth Park Estate to ensure a higher standard of building to
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Looking at Architecture – Haberfield 10 November

nsw 10 Nov 2020
Haberfield was Australia’s first planned Garden Suburb which was the idea of Richard Stanton, a Sydney Real Estate Agent, who saw the need for a better environment for the citizens of Sydney. First Residents moved into their new homes in 1901, escaping the plague, rampant in the inner city. Residents
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Salon des Refusés 2020

nsw 26 Sep 2020 - 29 Nov 2020
The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Archibald Prize which were not selected for display in the official exhibition. The Archibald Prize is one of Australia’s most high profile and respected awards which
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Portia Geach Memorial Award 2020

nsw 14 Aug 2020 - 20 Sep 2020
  The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive award of $30,000 is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some
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Ours in Trust: S.H.Ervin Gallery

nsw 3 Jul 2020 - 9 Aug 2020
  An exhibiiton focusing on the 19th & 20th century works, featuring artists including Conrad Martens, George Lambert, Jeffrey Smart, Margaret Preston, Portia Geach, Justin O’Brien, David Strachan and many more gems from the Gallery’s collection.
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Beaumont House Open Days

sa 5 Jul 2020 - 6 Dec 2020
  Beaumont House is reopening for tours on Sunday, 5 July 2020.   Enjoy a special tour of the house and garden followed by refreshments on the veranda Take a unique tour with a different perspective of Beaumont House.       Be part of the reopening COVIDSAFE Tour of
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Ages and Stages: Victorian Era Vignettes

sa 4 Jul 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
Women of the Victorian era were expected to aspire to being wives and mothers and to follow customs associated with mourning. An intimate and tender display of costumes spanning the 1840s to 1880s celebrates some of life’s most significant moments. This a wonderful opportunity to view up close the beauty
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Heritage properties reopening post-COVID: The National Trust (NSW) announces it will reopen a selected properties from 3 July 2020

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The National Trust (NSW) has today announced it will reopen a selection of its heritage properties to the community from 3 July 2020. A community organisation, the National Trust (NSW) opens 20 heritage properties across the state on a regular basis for visitors to enjoy the built, cultural and natural heritage. In the interests of keeping the community safe and in compliance with Government regulations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, the National Trust closed its properties in March 2020.“We are delighted to be reopening a selection of our properties to the community, and we have missed sharing these wonderful places with the people of New South Wales and from farther afield over the past three months,” said Debbie Mills, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust (NSW). “We
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Heritage Conversations – Webinar Series

wa 15 Jul 2020
In the footsteps of Gregory – A discussion about the results of Ground Penetrating Radar in East Perth Cemeteries will be presented by Dr Shane Burke from The University of Notre Dame Australia. About the talk In 2005, a surveyor’s transect of East Perth cemetery was identified in a survey
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Old Melbourne Gaol Cluedo Experience

vic 27 Jun 2020 - 30 Sep 2020
Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder, in this world-first event that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.
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Heritage Nomination – Original Canberra Aerodrome Remnants

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The National Trust (ACT) and No. 3 Squadron RAAF Association have lodged a joint heritage nomination for the original Canberra  Aerodrome remnants at Dickson, with strong support from Engineers Australia and the Canberra & District Historical Society  – 15 June 2020. Nomination Cover Letter – 15 June 2020 Canberra Aerodrome
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Powerhouse Museum: The Community Speaks National Trust (NSW) Survey Reveals Overwhelming Vote to Stay at Ultimo

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On 30 April 2020, the National Trust (NSW) asked the community to complete a survey about the Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo. The community could participate in the survey until 8 May 2020. The purpose of undertaking the survey was to quantify and qualify the significance of the museum in its current location at Ultimo, its built, social and cultural heritage, and the significance of its collection to the people of New South Wales. The National Trust (NSW) distributed a link to the online survey to its members and subscribers to its eNews, to the organisation’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter followers.
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Strawberry Hill Exhibition Project Brief

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This multi-stage project will be undertaken in the context of the program of conservation works and availability of funding. A broad Interpretation Strategy has been prepared and an Interpretation Plan identifying Stage One works. This opportunity relates to Stage One which includes outdoor signage and internal exhibition works. This consultancy is
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We need your aid to replace our balustrade

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Located on the banks of the Swan River, Woodbridge is widely considered to be one of Western Australia’s finest surviving grand 19th century homes. Originally built in 1884 as the family home for agriculturist and newspaper proprietor Charles Harper, Woodbridge has recently undergone extensive conservation work. Further work is needed
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National Reconciliation Week

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Acknowledgement of Country The National Trust of Western Australia acknowledges its properties are situated on Aboriginal land across the state. The National Trust recognises Aboriginal people remain the cultural and spiritual custodians of their land and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge. The National Trust is committed
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West Basin

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The National Trust (ACT) calls for a complete environmental and heritage assessment before any further work proceeds at West Basin in Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. West Basin Submission – 22 May 2020  
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