Local artisan brewer, Young Henry’s have concocted a special brew to celebrate our exhibition Eat your history: a shared table which opens this weekend at the Museum of Sydney. Its novel name, Porky’s Peach Prescription, hints at its historical connections with early colonial Sydney. Continue reading
Watch Scott Hill (the Curator) and academic Dr Judith O’Callaghan as they talk on the topic of the Dining Room: changing social norms and fashions, part of the 2013 Sydney open talk series presented by Sydney Living Museums. For more information about talks in this series visit sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/rooms
In a world where the internet gives us access to the world twenty-four hours a day, and imported commodities arrive from across the globe by air and sea on a daily basis, it may come as a surprise, especially for our younger audiences, to know that a new ship in the harbour caused more than a ripple in the colonies of New South Wales. Each new arrival brought news from afar, fresh people to mix with in society, and coveted trade goods such as textiles, household items and ‘exotic’ food items that we now take for granted. Continue reading
There’s much to celebrate this month, from the launch of Sydney Living Museums: Food, through to ongoing preparations for our exhibition – PLUS we’ve been shortlisted for another award! It’s a banquet of events that celebrates Sydney’s food history – and you’re invited!