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Looking at Architecture – Braidwood Weekend

nsw 2 May 2020 - 3 May 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 1830s. Aboriginals called the district “Wigwigly” meaning ”plenty of
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Christmas Carols at the Farm

wa 14 Dec 2019
Join in the Christmas fun! Bring your friends and family and join us on the banks of the Swan River for our annual Christmas Carols. Tuxedo Junction will ignite the caroller in us all with a wonderful mix of traditional and modern songs. Pack a picnic or enjoy toasties, sweets
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It’s in our hands to make a difference

nsw 7 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
In a crowded room of photographers, Nelson saw Matthew Willman who he chose personally to capture a vision for his landscape. With a handshake, they embarked on a creative collaboration that lasted through the last ten years of Mandela’s life. This partnership saw the founding of the Zululand Conservation Trust
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A Very Victorian Christmas at Ayers House

sa 9 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Join us for Christmas activities and crafts throughout November and December, from Saturday 9 November until Christmas Eve. No bookings required. Drop in activities available during regular museum hours (Tuesday – Sunday from 10am – 4pm). Family $20, Adult $10, Child $5 Children must be accompanied by a parent or
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The La Trobes’ Music (2019)

vic 1 Dec 2019
Learn about the music that would have echoed around ‘Jolimont’ in the time of the La Trobe family. See the Broadwood piano that they brought with them to Melbourne in 1839 – all the family sang and played. You’ll hear some piano works composed by La Trobe’s father Christian Ignatius.
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Private Lives: Labassa’s Artists (2020)

vic 10 Jan 2020
Labassa has nurtured Melbourne’s artistic life for more than 130 years. From grand opera to punk rock, from surrealist film to ceramic sculpture, Labassa has embraced it all. In the 1960s and 1970s the mansion was home to an artistic community of painters, writers, actors and musicians who drew inspiration
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Christmas Party at Allwood

act 1 Dec 2019
  This year we are delighted to be visiting another historic property – Allwood – near Canberra, courtesy of the owners Rod and Judy Roberts who have restored the cottage. The heritage listed slab cottage was built in the late 1800s by district pioneers David and Agnes Rule. Enjoy the
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Twilight Movie Nights (2019)

vic 6 Dec 2019 - 7 Dec 2019
On Friday 6 December, we’ll be screening the much-loved comedy Christmas horror, Gremlins (1984). Then on Saturday 7 December night, kick back to family favourite, Home Alone (1990). Gremlins Friday 6 December Gates open: 6pm Screening time: 8:30pm   Home Alone Saturday 7 December Gates open: 6pm Screening time: 8:30pm   The Twilight Movie
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Looking at Architecture – Glebe

nsw 7 Apr 2020
Toxteth Park is an inner-city Sydney estate that was subdivided for residential development following the passing of prominent solicitor, Sir George Wigram Allen, in 1885. The Trustees of the Toxteth Park Estate stipulated that they would have the right to select the type of houses suitable for the estate to
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Retford Park Christmas Shopping Weekend

nsw 30 Nov 2019 - 1 Dec 2019
10% off everything in the gift shop all weekend for members only (non-members can join on the day) We are thrilled to have been supplied with exclusive collectable Wedgwood ornamental ware – available in store now! FREE exquisite Wedgwood decoration to the first customer who spends over $50 on Saturday
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Burnside Branch Branch Members Christmas Party

sa 6 Dec 2019
Celebrate Christmas and the New Year with the Committee at this year’s Christmas Party at Beaumont House. Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas feast, some cheer and a chance to catch up with other members. Cost: Adult $20per person
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Curators Talks – Women of Distinction

nsw 26 Sep 2019 - 28 Nov 2019
24 October – 2:30pm.  The Lady of the House: Elizabeth Macquarie & Parramatta:  Elizabeth Macquarie had a significant impact on the architecture, landscape and social dynamics of Parramatta. Robin Walsh author of “In Her Own Words, the writings of Elizabeth Macquarie” will discuss the impact of this remarkable woman on
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‘Our Voices, Our Future’: The Schools Reconciliation Challenge comes to Cooma Cottage

nsw 18 Oct 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
In its ninth year, the Schools Reconciliation Challenge is an annual program run by Reconciliation NSW to inspire young artists, writers and creators. The National Trust (NSW) is proud to partner with Reconciliation NSW to host a travelling exhibition comprised of works from primary and high school students across NSW
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Life Drawing Summer School (1-4 Jan 2020)

nsw 1 Jan 2020 - 4 Jan 2020
Anthony Cahill holds a Master of Fine Art from the National Art School and is an artist exhibiting extensively both in Australia and overseas, including exhibitions in public and regional art galleries. Recently he exhibited a suite of works on paper at the Australian Embassy in Berlin. Cahill is a
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Lynette Lee: A retrospective

nsw 18 Nov 2019 - 2 Dec 2019
Lynette left school in 1934, aged 15, to study drawing and painting under A. Dattilo Rubbo (1870 –1955), an Italian-born artist in Australia from 1897. She initially worked in the commercial art studio of painter Arthur Murch (1902-1989) in Sydney, producing product drawings, lettering, colourisation and retouching of black and
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Victorian Children’s Christmas

nsw 3 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
We are setting the table and decorating the house as it was in Victorian times. Why not come and join the Christmas festivities at Riversdale and see the wonderful Victorian / turn of the century toys from Grossman-Brough, another of our National Trust properties. During your trip don’t forget to
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sic transit gloria mundi = thus passes the glory of the world

vic 5 Oct 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Three local artists have developed and produced artworks which represent original and individual responses to the early years of Barwon Grange house and estate. Ramona Watt, James Watt and Michele Watt have created works in a range of mediums and artforms including photography and assemblage, collage, embroidery, beading, mixed media, montage
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Canberra, the ever changing city: A private tour

nsw 30 Mar 2020 - 3 Apr 2020
Four nights in Canberra at the heritage-listed Hotel Kurrajong with inspections including historic Lanyon Homestead, the Australian War memorial with participation in the Last Post Ceremony, Old Parliament House Gardens, the award winning National Arboretum Canberra, Australian Parliament House and the National Gallery of Australia for the Matisse / Picasso
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Winged Garden – Jan Melville

nsw 5 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
Many techniques are used by artist Jan Melville in her creative journey where boundaries are often pushed. In printmaking etchings, lino cuts and wood cuts are personal favourites. Assemblage works bring out the bower bird in Melville, who collects many artifacts from both landscape and streetscape and also recycles old
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Victorian Christmas

nsw 14 Dec 2019
Drawing upon its time as a boarding house in the later nineteenth century, this event will capture a time when Old Government House became a temporary home for new residents celebrating their first Christmas in the antipodes. There will be a Christmas tree in the stair hall and holly in
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Christmas at the Porters

nsw 8 Dec 2019
See how the Porter family celebrated with cards, recipes, decorations and toys during the early years of the twentieth century. Homemade Christmas goodies for sale.   National Trust members: free General public: $10 Concession: $8 Family: $25 Children under 5: Free   Enquiries: Please call Kathryn Pitkin on (02) 4927
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