Australian Museum: Mammoths

Hello readers! It has been a while but I’m back again with a guest post. I recently took the opportunity to visit the Australian Museum so that I could see the temporary exhibition currently showing, ‘Mammoths – Giants of the Ice Age’. I also wanted to check out the newly renovated Westpac Long Gallery. When… Continue reading Australian Museum: Mammoths

Art Gallery of New South Wales: Archibald Prize 2017

I am now en route to Boston for the International Symposium on the History of Anaesthesia. While in the States I will be visiting as many museums as possible in Boston, Philadelphia and Washington DC! In other words, prepare yourself for numerous blog posts and, of course, lots of photographs. Before heading off, I spent… Continue reading Art Gallery of New South Wales: Archibald Prize 2017

Museum of Sydney: The Moderns

The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney is now showing at the Museum of Sydney until November 26, 2017. There is something about furniture and homewares from the 1930s to 1960s that just fills a small void in my life. It's basically the transformation of furniture from verging on impractical to sleek and beautifully designed. In… Continue reading Museum of Sydney: The Moderns

Penrith Regional Gallery: American Visionary

To celebrate 100 years since the birth of President John F. Kennedy (JFK), exhibitions are popping up all over America and in other places around the world. I was absolutely not expecting an exhibition at Penrith Regional Art Gallery and Museum. I was shocked to see that they were displaying photographs of Kennedy in an… Continue reading Penrith Regional Gallery: American Visionary

New South Wales Parliament House: A Fit Place for Women

Happy International Women's Day! To celebrate, here is a review of "A Fit Place for Women" currently on show at New South Wales Parliament House on Macquarie Street. I visited this exhibition quite some time ago. My memory of what was on display is a little hazy so thankfully I have pictures to help me… Continue reading New South Wales Parliament House: A Fit Place for Women

Sydney Festival’s Another Day in Paradise at Campbelltown Arts Centre

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the content on this page may contain images and references to deceased persons. I am very excited to share with you a blog post from the wonderful Katharine Cousins! Enjoy reading about this incredibly powerful exhibition. Hello I’m Katharine, a Museum Studies graduate and genealogy… Continue reading Sydney Festival’s Another Day in Paradise at Campbelltown Arts Centre