Schools Reconciliation Challenge Statewide Tour

nsw 1 Dec 2017 - 7 Oct 2018
View winning artworks from students taking part in the NSW Schools Reconciliation Exhibition.

Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2018
Completed in 1885 and shut in 1973, this stand-alone building with its impressive and inescapable Ha-Ha wall, housed many of the State’s violent and criminally insane patients. Go behind the walls and discover Z Ward for yourself, at night. Most Thurs, Fri and Sat (other nights available on request) Cost:

Pirate Sundays at Polly Woodside (2018)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 2 Dec 2018
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. The first treasure hunt is at 11am, which kicks off a variety of activities throughout the day. The children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts

Como House Tours 2018

vic 7 Jan 2017 - 12 Aug 2018
Built in 1847, Como Estate is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. This time-capsule of Melbourne aristocracy spans a century from the Gold Rush era through two World Wars. A Como house tour offers a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of former owners, the Armytage family, who lived there for
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Super 70s: A fashion exhibition

vic 27 Jul 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
Celebrate one of the most eclectic fashion decades – when fashion broke the rules. 1970s fashion was diverse, unconventional and contradictory. A time when day wear could be evening wear and gender fluidity and feminist politics challenged the prevailing trends and social ideologies. It was simultaneously the decade of retro
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Ayers House museum – Titjikala exhibition

sa 8 Aug 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
Part of the acclaimed, multi-lingual Central Australian Womens’ Choir, the Titjikala Womens’ Choir enjoys a rich choral tradition that celebrates their traditional and Lutheran heritage through performance in Pitjantjatjara. The Titjikala women’s choir are also gifted artists, achieving acclaim for their Batik silk work, which is exhibited at Ayers House
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William Robinson: Genesis

nsw 3 Aug 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
William Robinson: Genesis explores the rich experimental spirit and inimitable mastery of Robinson’s works on paper to show that rather than being a minor interest, this medium has contributed greatly to the development of his contemporaneous canvases. Since the 1960’s, Robinson has produced hundreds of works in watercolour, graphite, gouache,

Everglades: Schools Reconciliation Challenge Statewide Tour

nsw 4 Aug 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
View winning artworks from students taking part in the NSW Schools Reconciliation Exhibition.

Garden Tours at Rippon Lea Estate (2018)

vic 28 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2018
The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens and many other features of historical, landscape and architectural interest, all forming the setting for the polychrome brick mansion completed

Tales from the East: India and New South Wales

nsw 27 Apr 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
Tales from the East focuses on the the relationship between India and colonial Australia, which began in 1788 with the arrival of the First Fleet. 

Harpers Mansion: Louisa Atkinson watercolour – The Possum

nsw 11 Jul 2018 - 12 Jan 2019
Returning to the Southern Highlands is a significant painting by Louisa Atkinson, a noted botanist, journalist, novelist and artist of the mid-1900s.

S. H. Ervin Gallery – William Robinson: Genesis

nsw 3 Aug 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
William Robinson AO is recognised as one of Australia's most important contemporary landscape painters.

A Morning Walk

nsw 25 Aug 2018
Meet at the WWI memorial in Lone Pine Avenue, and visit Gordon Falls lookout (named in honour of General Charles Gordon, who was sent to relieve the Egyptian forces in the Sudan, but was sadly killed at Khartoum). Encounter magnificent views as you descend to the Pool of Siloam (of

A Host of Golden Daffodils – Harper’s Mansion in Spring

nsw 4 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
Harper’s Mansion cool climate gardens is full of spectacular heritage plants. It overlooks the historic village of Berrima and features one of the largest hedge mazes in Australia. The entry fee includes access to the 1830’s house, the maze and the garden. Make sure you bring a picnic if the Southern Highland’s weather

Heritage Walk 14 Women in Power Walk!

act 26 Aug 2018
Ladies and gentlemen, you are cordially invited to mark 75 years of women in the federal parliament by joining history enthusiast Michaela Hatch for a walk down memory lane and through the Parliamentary Triangle. On this walk we will be sharing the stories of the amazing women who helped shape
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Stangate House- Open Day with Camellias in bloom and spring arriving

sa 26 Aug 2018
Stangate House is in the heart of Aldgate. Designed by Adelaide architect Eric McMichael, the 1940’s house is set in four acres and overlooks one of the most beautiful camellia gardens in Australia. Cost: $5 entry, children under 14 free with Cornish tea available

Super 70s: Curator Talks

vic 2 Aug 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
Join our Trust curator, Elizabeth Anya-Petrivna as she takes you through the Super 70s exhibition, the history of the era, and the behind the scenes conservation work. Our behind the scenes Curator Talks will run fortnightly on Thursday from 2 August to 25 October. The sessions will run at 11am
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