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In focus: The photography of Harold Cazneaux

nsw 20 Sep 2023 - 14 Oct 2024
The photographic work of Harold Cazneaux (1878–1953) is noted for its ability to capture the beauty of the natural world. He was also a celebrated photographer of architecture and interiors. Cazneaux was commissioned by the original owners Henri and Una Van De Velde to photograph Everglades in the 1930-40s. This
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Ghost Night at Old Government House

nsw 16 Feb 2024 - 15 Nov 2024
Enjoy a spooky evening exploring Old Government House – if you dare! These tours have run for many years and guests always enjoy. 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. Learn of
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Back to Black Exhibition

nsw 15 Mar 2024 - 10 Nov 2024
Wearing black is laden with cultural meaning, from suggesting chic elegance to mourning a loved one. This exhibition explores black’s different meanings in the past, while offering visitors the opportunity to reflect on their own relationship to wearing black in the present. Historically most often associated with mourning, black was
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Open Days at Woodford Academy

nsw 16 Mar 2024 - 21 Sep 2024
  Built originally as a Roadside Inn in the 1830s, the property has had a multi-layered history, operating over the years as a gentleman’s residence, guest house, boarding house and from 1907 to 1936, a private classics college run by John McManamey. It is now a museum that offers not
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Lindesay After Dark

nsw 19 Mar 2024 - 26 Nov 2024
Ever wished that walls could talk? Despite witnessing almost 190 years of progress, Lindesay – a spectacular 1830s harbourside mansion – remains untouched and makes for the perfect location to uncover the stories of the past. Join us to enjoy a glass of wine and canapés in the garden overlooking
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Open Days at Miss Porter’s House

nsw 14 Apr 2024 - 8 Sep 2024
  Built by the Porter family in 1909 and left to the National Trust (NSW) with all its contents in 1997, Miss Porter’s House is a unique living snapshot of twentieth century life in Newcastle. Visitors will enjoy exploring the house and grounds, and browsing the furnishings and personal items
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The Edina Estate Tour and Tea – Family, Faith & Fortune in Victorian Sydney

nsw 19 May 2024 - 21 Jul 2024
Located in Waverley in Sydney’s busy Eastern Suburbs, Edina is described as ‘one of the grandest private houses surviving in Sydney from Colonial times’, yet few people know of this historical gem, hiding in plain sight. Beautifully preserved by the Methodist / Uniting Church since it was transferred just over
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NSW Schools Reconciliation Challenge Exhibition

nsw 25 May 2024
Each year the National Trust partners with Reconciliation NSW to tour the student finalists’ works throughout the state, allowing more schools to get involved and showcase their art and writing works. In 2024, Reconciliation NSW’s 13th Schools Reconciliation Challenge exhibition is comprised of a variety of impactful works from NSW
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2024 Salon des Refusés Exhibition and Member Event

nsw 8 Jun 2024 - 25 Aug 2024
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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Story Of Pyrmont Through Architecture – Walking Tour and Morning Tea

nsw 25 Jun 2024 - 3 Jul 2024
Enjoy morning tea in a local café before setting off to discover Pyrmont’s colourful history and architecture on a two hour guided walk. Pyrmont’s commercial origins and transformation of urban design are explored with your guide, a qualified architect passionate about the local history. Highlights include an award-winning apartment building,
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