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,

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.

ACT Region Heritage Symposium 2018

act 18 Aug 2018
Convened by Heritage Partners: Australia ICOMOS, Canberra Archaeological Society, Canberra & District Historical Society and National Trust of Australia (ACT)     Late registrations accepted at the door between 8.30-9.00am – cash only. PROGRAM Heritage on the Edge: Continuity with Change in Canberra will focus on Canberra’s Modern (‘Modernist’) Architecture,

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. 

Eryldene August Open Weekend

nsw 9 Jun 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
Visit the garden and admire the continuing display of colour as magnificent azaleas and late flowering camellias come into bloom.

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.

‘The Sound of Memories – Woodford Academy’ A Sonic Experience

nsw 18 Aug 2018
'The Sound of Memories – Woodford Academy' is a multi-room acousmatic interpretive experience by Blue Mountains based composer Noel Burgess.

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

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

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.

Heritage Walk 13 Heritage at Threat: City to Lake and Acton Peninsula

act 19 Aug 2018
This walk will provide an understanding of the rich heritage values of the area around West Basin (the Lake area between Commonwealth Bridge and the National Museum of Australia), and the current plans for its development (City to Lake and Acton Peninsula Draft Structure Plan).  After a heritage walk there
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Riversdale Devonshire Tea

nsw 18 Feb 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
Luscious Devonshire teas and a chance to wander through historic Riversdale Homestead and enjoy the gorgeous gardens.

Riversdale: Car Boot Sale

nsw 20 Aug 2017 - 18 Nov 2018
Car Boot Sale and Devonshire Teas - can't get much better than that!

Tea Tree Gully Heritage museum – Crafty Confessions

sa 19 Aug 2018
Heritage on Sunday.  Enjoy the afternoon as you visit 13 rooms in the building, 4 pavilions, working blacksmith, police cell and laundry.  Surrounded in a beautiful garden setting take time to wander, explore and be entertained. Devonshire tea is available and the Gift Shop is a delight. One Day Only: 

Team of Pianists at Rippon Lea (2018)

vic 15 Apr 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
Since 1994 Melbourne has enjoyed one of the longest running and most loved chamber music series. Join us in the magical ballroom of Rippon Lea for six amazing twilight concerts performed by Team of Pianists.   Bookings are essential To book: Online or phone (03) 9822 2959 Please note that full
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