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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2019)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2019
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. There are a variety of activities throughout the day including treasure hunts, scrubbing the decks, pirate games and arts and craft. Join our Polly crew to discover what life was like on a
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The Artist’s Salon – A Series of Creative Interludes

nsw 28 Jun 2019 - 5 Oct 2020
Over the next few months, the Friends of Norman Lindsay Gallery and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum will present a series of creative events, which kicked off in July with an evening to honour Rose Lindsay, Norman’s wife and model. Details of upcoming events can be found below:    
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Join the Gruffalo Trail at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 2 Aug 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
Pick up The Gruffalo Trail throughout all 14 acres of Rippon Lea Estate. Journey through the winding paths and gardens into a deep dark wood, and spot your favourite characters using the new augmented reality app. The interactive trail is included with garden entry to Rippon Lea Estate and is
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Old Government House: Women of Distinction

nsw 31 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2020
While many are known to us, such as Elizabeth Macquarie, Lady Mary FitzRoy and Elizabeth Macarthur, others remain more peripheral, overshadowed by their male contemporaries and circumstances. And yet, so many were achievers beyond their years and times. Learn about Anna Josepha Coombe, who married Philip Gidley King in England in
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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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Retford Park Rehung – The Art of Collecting – House Tours included

nsw 9 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
“There are great benefits of collecting art. The bond between the work of art and its owner is different from the bond established by a spectator. The former involves a sense of permanence like a marriage, the latter may be nothing more than a casual liaison.” Author: unknown This November,
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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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Tea Tree Gully Branch – Christmas Event: An Angelic Christmas

sa 13 Nov 2019 - 17 Nov 2019
From the heavenly messengers in the first Christmas story, to the angel on the top of your tree – angels are an enduring symbol of Christmas.  Have a leisurely browse through 13 rooms of the heritage building filled with gorgeous traditional Christmas decorations – especially angels!  Enjoy a cuppa 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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‘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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Labassa Mansion Tours (2019)

vic 9 Dec 2018 - 17 Nov 2019
Labassa is an outstanding Victorian era mansion with opulent architectural features. The mansion was redeveloped in the French Second Empire style by German born architect, John A. B. Koch, who remodelled the house into a thirty-five room mansion. The interior features gilt embossed wallpapers, ornate stained glass and a rare
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Everglades exhibition: “How do you say Bokeh?”

nsw 3 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
The artists exhibiting in this show work in a large array of genres, including: Abstraction Experimentalism Impressionism Naturalism Realism The subject matters and themes presented in this show are many and varied. Curated by the President of the BMPG, Jodi McConaghy.   The opening of the exhibition is on Saturday
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River on the Brink: inside the Murray-Darling Basin

nsw 24 Oct 2019 - 17 Nov 2019
Historically, the Murray-Darling Basin has long been subjected to the natural extremes of flood and drought along with periods of equilibrium. However, in this age of climate change and the on-going mismanagement of precious water resources, the Basin’s river systems have been decimated and peoples well-being destroyed. The recent apocalyptic fish
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Afternoon Tea at Burnett House

nt 17 Mar 2019
Afternoon Tea at Burnett House is held on the third Sunday of the month from 2pm - 5pm.
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