Opening soon at the Museum of Sydney
History Reflected takes visitors on an unexpected journey through pivotal moments in our history.
The exhibition profiles 25 of the most iconic, treasured and curious items from the NSW State Archives Collection alongside bold contemporary reflections from artists, writers, curators and commentators. Challenging, emotionally arresting and surprising, History Reflected invites audiences to contemplate the past, present and future and will change the way we look at history.
Opening at Museum of Sydney 7 May 2022 to 17 July 2022.
History Reflected is a collaboration between Sydney Living Museums and NSW State Archives.
Image: Key to the superintendent’s quarters, Rookwood Asylum c1887
Key to Rookwood Reformatory [Asylum] 1887 NRS-905-[1/2651B] extracted from 87/7624 Colonial Secretary Main series of letters received, 1826–1982