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Maton: Australia’s Guitar Exhibition
Maton: Australia’s Guitar is the largest retrospective of Australia’s leading guitar manufacturer. In this major survey, over 130 guitars will traverse the history of Maton, drawing on more than 70 years of music.
WATCH: NICK WATERLOW MEMORIAL LECTURE: YOUTH ACTIVISM
Launched in 2010 to mark Nick Waterlow’s contribution to the arts, the 2020 memorial lecture celebrates the work of young activists at the forefront of mobilising the public into political action for climate change. Hosted by Sara Mansour, co-founder and artistic director of Bankstown Poetry Slam and presented by the Powerhouse Museum as part of NIRIN WIR the 22nd Biennale of Sydney.
Hybrid is an exhibition of nine new works commissioned by the Powerhouse that interrogate the contemporary urban condition and explore the role of the home in 2030.
COMING SOON: DESIGN FOR LIFE EXHIBITION
Design for Life explores the central role of design in the health and medical sectors, showcasing design innovation in the creation of equipment, devices, tools and apparatus that save and improve the quality of human life. Local design industry collaborations are presented alongside the Powerhouse’s collection of medical and scientific material from the late 1800s to the present day, highlighting the trajectory of these sectors.
Learn from home
Curriculum linked, on-demand learning resources for teachers, learners and parents across design, technology and science disciplines.
Make from home
Get creative and explore the wonders of technology, design, music and space using simple household items that you may have at home.