The Art of the Scott Sisters

A few weeks ago Nicole talked about The Australian Museum which is 190 years old this year. An exhibition highlighting the work of two of the most prominent natural history illustrators in 19th century Australia is part of the Museum’s anniversary celebrations....

Theatre Magic

Sydney had a vibrant theatre scene in the late 19th century. And one of the most famous entrepreneurs was Harry Rickards. http://dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/rickards_harry Harry Rickards was a popular performer in music halls in London before touring the colonies in...

Sydney as Inspiration for Art and Design

There is a great exhibition currently showing at the State Library of NSW called ‘Inspiration by Design‘. It is an international exhibition, touring from the acclaimed Victoria and Albert Museum in London, that that showcases some of the world’s finest...