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The Doctor Will See You Now – Travelling Exhibition

nsw 12 Jun 2021 - 9 Oct 2022
Travelling throughout New South Wales, The Doctor Will See You Now delves into the histories of six National Trust properties, exploring each site’s association with health and medicine. The intertwining stories from Experiment Farm Cottage, Everglades House and Gardens, Miss Porter’s House, Dundullimal, Saumarez Homestead and Miss Traill’s House and
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The Trust Makers’ Market

vic 13 Dec 2020 - 18 Dec 2022
Shop lovingly handmade art and design on the sprawling lawns of Rippon Lea Estate & Como House, brought to you by The Rose Street Market.
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Myths, Legends and Gods: Lindsay and his world

nsw 10 Feb 2022 - 30 May 2022
Norman Lindsay, even as a child, gained great pleasure from reading adventure stories, ancient myths and legends. He loved the Greek gods, the lost world of Atlantis, the haunting Sirens whose song could lure sailors to their death, and in particular, Homer’s epic, The Odyssey. That myths and legends were
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EVOLVE

nsw 18 Feb 2022 - 16 May 2022
An artist’s practice continuously evolves. The work ebbs and flows influenced by the thoughts, the materials and the sources of inspiration that surround the artists. Each step in creating any new work involves surrendering to instinct and moving forward into new interpretations that have been shaped by individual style. The results
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Doll House: Miniature Worlds of Wonder Online Exhibition

vic 2 Mar 2022
Enjoy the wonders of DOLL HOUSE: Miniature Worlds of Wonder through an online, immersive experience
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Ghost Night at Old Government House

nsw 18 Mar 2022 - 17 Jun 2022
Enjoy a spooky evening exploring Old Government House – if you dare! These tours have run for many years and guests always enjoy the tours. Tour this Georgian house by candlelight. Imagine the people who once walked these halls. Hear stories from staff, volunteers and past guests of unusual happenings.
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Making Good – Curator’s Tour

nsw 24 Mar 2022
Join the Old Government House Curator, Anna Ridley, on the fourth Thursday of the month for a behind the scenes peek at Making Good: Convict Artisans in Exile. Find out how convicts used their ingenuity, skill, perseverance, and entrepreneurship to ultimately gain their freedom in the colony, and helped to
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Caring for Country Exhibition

nsw 1 Apr 2022 - 28 Aug 2022
157 students from both primary and high schools from NSW and the ACT have created beautiful and diverse works that capture young people’s appreciation and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ methods of caring for Country. The National Trust is proud to display these important traveling works at
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The Quiet Elegant Architecture Of A Slab Hut Tour and Talk

nsw 3 Apr 2022 - 29 May 2022
Architecturally, there is a quiet elegance hiding behind Dundullimal Homestead’s slab hut façade (one of the nation’s oldest) and weathered roofing. Its transition and growth through many owners and more decades exposes it as a revered building and a comfortable social gathering place. Substantial without grandeur, innovative without trickery or
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Steve Lopes Encountered

nsw 26 Mar 2022 - 8 May 2022
Steve Lopes is a Sydney based painter known for his figurative landscapes. He often works en plein air, painting vignettes of places which are used as references for large-scale studio works. The exhibition examines how the work of Australian and international artists, including Lucian Freud, Euan Macleod, Frank Auerbach, Kevin
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Travels with Mary – Stories from the Suitcases

nsw 4 May 2022 - 12 Jun 2022
The stunning art deco travel posters and large railway maps collected by Mary White throughout her travels to the United Kingdom, Europe and Scandinavia are vibrant reminders of a different world. The various documents, tickets, brochures, newspaper cuttings and letters has enabled a reconstruction of two overseas journeys made by
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Sowing Seeds by Kaleidoscope

nsw 8 May 2022 - 29 May 2022
Sowing Seeds, a new textile art exhibition, features incredible works by five local artists dedicated to expressing their creativity through textiles and colour. The combined works create a visual kaleidoscopic experience that is not to be missed. The group’s connection spans a decade or more. Drawing on a collective fabric
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‘What We Know About Mary’ Tour

nsw 8 May 2022 - 12 Jun 2022
The ‘What we know about Mary’ tour will delve into Mary White’s interests, works and deeds through various works and objects, especially in her room and her own cottage garden in the grounds of Saumarez Homestead, to get an insider’s look into Mary’s life at home. A private person with
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2022 Salon des Refusés: The ‘alternative’ Archibald & Wynne Prize selection

nsw 10 May 2022 - 24 Jul 2022
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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Mayfield Heritage Walk – Highland Estate

nsw 7 May 2022 - 15 May 2022
Known as the “Toorak of Newcastle “ in the 1880-90s, Mayfield will once again be the site of a Heritage Walk organised by the Friends of Grossmann and Brough Houses as a part of the Australian Heritage Festival. Commencing in the park at the corner of Bull and Cowie Streets,
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Making Good: Convict Artisans in Exile

nsw 5 Mar 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Making Good: Convict Artisans in Exile, running from 5 March – 27 November, tells the stories of skilled convicts connected to Old Government House and more broadly the colony. The exhibition explores how those forcibly banished to the antipodes used their skills and acumen to become independent businesspeople who furnished the
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Beneath the Bitumen: Discoveries from the Chinese Cemetery, East Perth

wa 19 May 2022 - 18 Jun 2022
‘Beneath the Bitumen: Discoveries from the Chinese Cemetery, East Perth’ is a temporary exhibition and part of the Western Australian Heritage Festival, supported by Lotterywest. ‘Beneath the Bitumen’ will be on display in St Bartholomew’s Church, East Perth Cemeteries, during regular opening hours on Sundays from 2.00 to 4.00 pm. For the
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Scenes from the interior

nsw 21 May 2022 - 11 Jul 2022
Australian artist, David Ryrie, exhibits selected works from a body of work he made during 2020 of the old Dairy at Retford Park prior to its transformation into Ngununggula, the Southern Highlands Regional Art Gallery. These selected works are the result of many hours spent over several months watching the
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Open Days at Stangate Garden

sa 24 Jan 2021 - 27 Nov 2022
Enquiries bookings@nationaltrustsa.org.au or 8202 9200 Entry tickets are available at the gate or at bit.ly/stangateopengarden   Discover Stangate Garden, one of the Hill’s best kept secrets. Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned
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Adelaide Tours: Treasury & Tunnels

sa 6 Dec 2020 - 4 Dec 2022
    Journey through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind one of Adelaide’s oldest colonial buildings. From riots to floods to historic reforms the Treasury sat at the heart of South Australia’s political life – come explore its secrets and forgotten stories!
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Art Workshop – Blue Wrens

sa 26 May 2022
The Superb Fairy Wren, what a gorgeous little bird. You can’t be in any garden in the hills without spotting one or two of these striking little birds. Join local artist Zinia King as she leads you though how to draw and paint these birds using her unique pen and
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