Ladies in Black, a wonderfully imagined abundant to look at gentle Australian comedic movie features an ensemble cast of fine actors directed by Bruce Beresford
Presented concurrently, Colony: Australia 1770–1861 and Colony: Frontier Wars are two exhibitions now open until July 15 at NGV Australia, Fed Square, Melbourne
Eugene von Guérard was our most important colonial landscape painter detailing the Australian bush with deft brush strokes completing often-breathtaking scenes
At the English colonization of this extraordinary continent in 1788 the flora was so exotic many explorers thought they would find the original Garden of Eden
Australia is a multicultural land of opportunity, one whose layers of diversity are constantly re-interpreted distilled and decanted into something quite unique
Peter Collenette of Tasmanian Fine Furniture has a knowledge of historical design styles and some of the world’s most attractive timbers available to make them
On our You Tube Channel you will find our mini-documentaries, which provide an insight into the evolution of art, design, music, fashion and style.
Due to the interest of botanist and naturalist Sir Joseph Banks (1743 – 1820) Australian plants became known in England after 1770. The first conscious attempt at garden layout at Sydney was most certainly the grounds of Government House, constructed in 1788. A view rendered in c1792 depicts a naive…