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The Doctor Will See You Now – Travelling Exhibition

nsw 12 Jun 2021 - 26 Feb 2023
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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Botanicals at Riversdale

nsw 2 Oct 2022 - 7 May 2023
The gardens of Riversdale are a special place largely established by the Twynam family from the 1870s. The various plants and species were also an inspiration for the artwork of Emily Rose Twynam who lived at the property. Emily drew beautiful illustrations of nature including some 140 drawings in six
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Follies and Frolics

nsw 6 Oct 2022 - 19 Feb 2023
The works in Follies and Frolics are full of joyful playfulness and exuberance. Much of the inspiration was Lindsay’s love of the legends of the Ancient world.  The gods of Olympus encouraged the mortals to enjoy revels of which later religions disapproved. The festivals were times of light-hearted licentious escapades,
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No Time To Spare Photographic Exhibit

nsw 17 Nov 2022 - 28 Feb 2023
In 1962, conservationist and council member of the National Trust (NSW), Dame Helen Frances Blaxland (1907-1989) initiated an exhibition of Max Dupain photographs of early public buildings and houses of Australia. Then, as now, there was “NO TIME TO SPARE” for our heritage. As the Trust prepares to mark the
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Telling Tales

nsw 3 Dec 2022 - 30 Jan 2023
This exhibition highlights some of the remarkable achievements of our volunteers and the wider Everglades community. From stunning embroidery depicting art deco themes to beautifully hand painted banners, this diverse and colourful collection will interest anyone who has a passion for heritage and the special place Everglades House & Gardens
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Spowers & Syme

nsw 3 Dec 2022 - 12 Feb 2023
Celebrating the artistic friendship of Melbourne artists Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme, Spowers & Syme presents the changing face of interwar Australia through the perspective of two remarkable women artists. The exhibition offers rare insight into the unlikely collaboration between the daughters of rival media families. Studying together in Paris and later
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All Things Great Are Small

nsw 8 Dec 2022 - 12 Feb 2023
‘All Things Great are Small’ is a group of miniaturists, painters, illustrators, printmakers and woodcrafters who came together 15 years ago to promote and foster the appreciation of miniatures and small paintings. The miniature size of these images and crafts does not diminish their greatness – they are so superbly
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No Time To Spare – Southern Highlands

nsw 16 Jan 2023 - 24 Feb 2023
Following the outstanding success of No Time To Spare – Southern Highlands in 2022, this outstanding photographic exhibition returns in 2023 to highlight key heritage sites at risk across the Southern Highlands. 61 years ago the Women’s Committee of the National Trust was so concerned about the destruction of Sydney’s
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