Ship to Shore – Old Government House, Parramatta

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This program aims to provide students with an insight into the school lives of primary-aged children in the early 1800s, the exploration of Australia and the lives of the early colonists.
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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

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Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.
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Seriously ‘Old School’ – Woodford Academy

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The Woodford Academy, the Blue Mountains oldest building, offers school students the chance to study history from a rich primary source. Built originally as a roadside inn in the 1830’s, the property has had a multi-layered history, also operating over the years as a gentlemen’s residence, guest house, boarding house and from
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Exploring History – Cooma Cottage, Yass

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Using the site of explorer Hamilton Humeís property in Yass, this education program is designed to provide students with a unique opportunity to develop practical historical inquiry skills including hands-on artifact research activities.
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The Thief, The Farmer & The Surgeon – Experiment Farm Cottage, Harris Park

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The Thief, the Farmer and the Surgeon education program offers both primary source investigation and hands-on learning activities.
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Butlers & Blackboards – Grossmann House, Maitland

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With different stories to tell, the Butlers and Blackboards program looks at changes in the community, education and family life and is discovery-based and student-focussed.
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Stitched Up

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This program provides a unique opportunity for students and teachers to document and study the important nineteenth century collection of textiles, costumes and furnishings at Grossman House.
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A Currency Lad, from Convicts to Leading Citizens

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Students will learn about the life of James and Mary including how they built their house and how activities such as eating and drinking, keeping warm and entertaining yourself and others differed from today.
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Tales of a Colonial Settlement

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This includes and builds on the story of James and Mary and their home to set them in the context of the developing Berrima Village between 1830 and 1860.
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‘Present and Past Family Life’ and ‘The Past in the Present’ – Miss Traill’s House, Bathurst

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A tour of the house, a handwriting lesson from the past and old-fashioned games.
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Fantastic Visions – Norman Lindsay Gallery, Springwood

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Norman Lindsay's home in Springwood became an artistic centre for the creation of an arcadian vision.
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Animals in Arcadia – Norman Lindsay Gallery, Springwood

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Students are introduced to the life and work of the artist and writer Norman Lindsay and in particular his artwork and stories about animals.
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Whispers, Tales & Gossip – Old Government House, Parramatta

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Students travel back in time as reporters to interview the residents and visitors to the house in order to understand what life was like in colonial Parramatta and to gather different opinions on Governor Macquarie.
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Slates & Chamberpots – Old Government House, Parramatta

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This program aims to provide students with an insight into the school lives of primary-aged children in the early 1800s and the daily lives of the masters and servants who lived and worked at Old Government House at this time.
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Sighting the Past – Old Government House, Parramatta

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Sighting the Past uses material, pictorial and written evidence to learn about the layered history of Old Government House and the surrounding park landscape.
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The Past in the Present and the Present in the Past: From the Paddock to the Plate

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Step back in time to the world of a pastoral property dating from the 1830s.
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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

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Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.
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Primary School Portraiture Program

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This program offers primary school audiences the opportunity to learn about the practice of portraiture and to experience the variety of practice in this field.
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Hello Hill, Hello Harbour: Art Day Out for Primary Students

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This program involves nature studies, mapping, story telling and landscape drawings.
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