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Michael Lech with a selection from a massive collection of wallpaper

Wallpapering the past

The Sydney Morning Herald

A man standing in profile in front of a digital image of the Sydney Opera House

As the Sydney Opera House turns 50...

The Sydney Morning Herald

Internship opportunity

Curatorial: The Hyde Park Barracks Photographic Archive Internship

Gain valuable curatorial and research experience through cataloguing the archive of photographs (print & digital), slides, and negatives that document the history of the Hyde Park Barracks

Employment opportunity

Visitor & Interpretation Officers - Meroogal

Provide exceptional customer service, interpretation and information about MHNSW’s sites, activities, and events to enhance visitor experiences and achieve revenue targets from sales

Employment opportunity

24/ACC025 Lead Archivist, Collection Discovery

Utilise your knowledge and skills to facilitate the ability for the public to research, discover and engage with material in the State Archives Collection

Behind the scenes

Significance matters

As part of an ongoing partnership with Museums & Galleries of NSW, our Curatorial and Digital teams have been hard at work making a suite of vocational videos that explore the importance of assessing and communicating the significance of museum collections

Employment opportunity

24/COL005 Collection & Loans Officer

Be a part of supporting the efficient management of treasured objects on loan for exhibitions and collection displays

Employment opportunity

24/DIR027 Executive Support Officer

Provide a range of timely, accurate and efficient administrative, minute taking and project support to assist in meeting changing priorities, workload peaks and project needs

View of limestone cave

Jenolan Caves in the State Archives Collection

We are donning our speleological hard hats and highlighting digitised material relating to Jenolan Caves held in the State Archives Collection

Donors enjoying the 'Syrens of Sydney' concert

The Syrens of Sydney: a bespoke donor experience

On a perfect autumn afternoon in late May, donors were immersed in the musical world of the Wentworths and their contemporaries at the 'Syrens of Sydney' concert held at Vaucluse House

National Sorry Day

Sorry Day

On 26 May each year Australia acknowledges Sorry Day. The first Sorry Day was held in 1998 to mark the one-year anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing them Home report in the Australian Parliament