Review: High Tea at the Vaucluse House Tearooms, Sydney

High Tea at the Vaucluse House Tearooms, Sydney

High Tea at the Vaucluse House Tearooms, Sydney - High Tea Society

Iconic Australian Houses, curated by Karen McCartney and presented in partnership with Architecture Foundation Australia is a behind-the-scenes exploration of 30 of the most important Australian homes of the past 60 years.

Iconic Australian Houses: an exhibition by Karen McCartney

Iconic Australian Houses Castlecrag House, NSW by Hugh Buhrich - Sobrino house combines shelter contemplation and work

'City of shadows: inner-city crime & mayhem 1912-1948' exhibition returns to the Justice & Police Museum in June 2013, running until 30 June 2014, with new and updated images and stories about some of our most intriguing photographs. Saturdays and Sundays only, 10am - 5pm. Image: Mug shot of De Gracy [sic] and Edward Dalton. Details unknown. Central Police Station, Sydney, c.1920. NSW Police Forensic Photography Archive, Justice and Police Museum, Sydney Living Museums.

Mug shot of De Gracy (sic) and Edward Dalton. Central Police Station, Sydney, around (Photo by NSW Police Forensic Photography Archive, Justice & Police Museum, Histiric Houses Trust of NSW)

52 suburbs around the world - Exhibition on at Museum of Sydney, Saturday 20 July - Sunday 24 November 2013. Photo: Visiting from Tokyo to play dress up – Yuika. Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. Photograph © Louise Hawson.

52 suburbs around the world - Sydney Living Museums - Historic Houses Trust of NSW

Rugs to riches - The Members’ legacy - Historic Houses Trust of NSW: Rugs to riches celebrates the significant contribution our members have made, and continue to make, to the conservation and interpretation of our historic houses.  Opens Friday 22 March 2013 at The Mint, with special weekend viewings on Saturday 6 April and Sunday 14 April. Photo: One of a pair of 'Seaux a Verre' vases for Vaucluse House, c1855-70.

Rugs to riches - The Members’ legacy - Historic Houses Trust of NSW: Rugs to riches celebrates the significant contribution our members have made, and continue to make, to the conservation and interpretation of our historic houses. Opens Friday 22 March 2013 at The Mint, with special weekend viewings on Saturday 6 April and Sunday 14 April. Photo: One of a pair of 'Seaux a Verre' vases for Vaucluse House, c1855-70.

It’s time to dance! Put on your Sunday best and be seen at Rose Seidler House, home of the Fifties Fair, on Sunday 25 August 2013. Tickets pre-sale only! Photo: Katerina Valentina at Fifties Fair 2012. Photograph © James Horan

Put on your Sunday best and be seen at Rose Seidler House, home of the Fifties Fair, on Sunday 25 August Tickets pre-sale only! Photo: Katerina Valentina at Fifties Fair Photograph © James Horan

To walk into Olley’s home was like walking into a painting.This exhibition (until 1 April 2013) is the first to focus on the artist’s home in Paddington. Considering Olley’s paintings alongside photographs of the interior, objects from the house and reflections from her friends, the exhibition explores her home as inspiration. 'Yellow interior' (detail), Margaret Olley, 1989, oil on board. Collection of Philip Bacon, Brisbane (c) Estate of Margaret Olley. Photograph Jon Linkin

An exhibition of paintings and photographs of Margaret Olley’s Paddington home.

Play, James Horan, Garden, Biscuit, House, Spices, Summer 2014, Workshop, Backyard

Join curator Peter Doyle as he reveals the stories behind the Suburban Noir exhibition. Saturday 39 November Free with museum entry, to reserve a place call Sydney Living Museums Box Office Photography Doyle

Before the fridge, people preserved food by pickling, salting, curing, fermenting, smoking - and using the natural cool of pantries, larders and cellars. Stories from the Cellar will look at the history of food through preservation.   22 February 2014. Explore the rooms, studies and cellars of the beautiful Elizabeth Bay House, while enjoying live music from the salon and watching the sun go down.  Photograph © James Horan

Before the fridge, people preserved food by pickling, salting, curing, fermenting, smoking - and using the natural cool of pantries, larders and cellars. Stories from the Cellar will look at the history of food through preservation. 22 February 2014. Explore the rooms, studies and cellars of the beautiful Elizabeth Bay House, while enjoying live music from the salon and watching the sun go down. Photograph © James Horan

Sydney Living Museums will be hosting the annual Famine Commemoration Gathering on Sunday 25 August at 12:30pm in front of the Irish Famine Memorial at Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Photo: Memorial to the Great Irish Famine. Hossein and Angela Valamanesh, Photo: ©Leo Rocker

Sydney Living Museums will be hosting the annual Famine Commemoration Gathering on Sunday 25 August at 12:30pm in front of the Irish Famine Memorial at Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Photo: Memorial to the Great Irish Famine. Hossein and Angela Valamanesh, Photo: ©Leo Rocker

Early 20th Century postcard. Image appears on: 'Welcome to the Public Sydney blog' post.

Early 20th Century postcard. Image appears on: 'Welcome to the Public Sydney blog' post.

'Penny Walton: A harsh but delicate beauty' - Historic Houses Trust of NSW. Penny Walton has always had a love for the Australian bush and its native wildlife. Working with gouache on paper for the first time she has created a series of bright and expressive works that play in the intersection between harsh and delicate. On at The Mint until 25 October 2012. Image: 'Galahs and Grevillea'. Gouache on paper, Penny Walton.

'Penny Walton: A harsh but delicate beauty' - Historic Houses Trust of NSW. Penny Walton has always had a love for the Australian bush and its native wildlife. Working with gouache on paper for the first time she has created a series of bright and expressive works that play in the intersection between harsh and delicate. On at The Mint until 25 October 2012. Image: 'Galahs and Grevillea'. Gouache on paper, Penny Walton.

On the shortest day of the year, visit elegant Elizabeth Bay House and admire the phenomenon created by the rising sun

Winter Solstice Breakfast

On the shortest day of the year, visit elegant Elizabeth Bay House and admire the phenomenon created by the rising sun.

Discover the rich flavour and versatility of the humble goat in a hands-on workshop led by colonial gastronomer Jacqui Newling.  29 June, 2014, Vaucluse House

Colonial Gastronomy: the Humble Goat

Discover the rich flavour and versatility of the humble goat in a hands-on workshop led by colonial gastronomer Jacqui Newling

Pinterest
Search