Join Exhibitions Manager Katie Benson for a tour of the Waterhouse Residence Museum! This historic house museum reflects the life of a middle class Victorian family during the early days of the City of Maitland. The home was originally built by Maitland resident and carpenter William Waterhouse in 1884, as a home for his family.

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A letter from André Smith to his mother when he was stationed overseas during WWI: On your blue envelope addressed to me cross out the word “Engineer Reserve Corps”.  It will shorten the delivery to me. 44th Letter Sunday, October 28, ‘18 Dearest Muddle- This is a lovely day with the first sunshine that we…

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Anthony Deal is a former Artist in Action at Art & History Museums – Maitland. From 2016 to 2018 he worked out of Studio 12, fully embracing Andre Smith’s original intent; that A&H be a place where artists freely explore all possible avenues of creativity within their work. After leaving the AIA program, Anthony was…

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In this post we will be Looking In on ceramic artist Richard Munster. Richard is a 2016 – 2018 Art & History Museums – Maitland Artist-in-Action award recipient. He worked on the A&H campus out of Studio 13, where he investigated the interactions between a wide variety of alternative material choices, as well as the…

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Join A&H’s Experiences Director Randall Webster for a tour of our Telephone Museum! The museum takes visitors on an overview of communications technology and the history of the telephone. Try your hand at the working switchboard and then take a look at how communications change throughout time. This exciting collection features several hands-on displays and…

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Help your budding artist at home become a character designer! Follow along as we draw up a happy, little vampire who is at home. We go step-by-step with tips and tools to help you sketch up a fun friend. This project is led by A&H’s Grants Manager, Taylor Battle (with a hidden talent!) Is your…

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With the simplest of materials, you can create a paper mobile to spruce up your home. It’s a fun activity to do with your young artists! Create an abstract mobile with shapes similar to those of Alexander Calder (learn more at http://www.calder.org/work/by-category/hanging-mobile), or cut out clouds, moon, and stars for a starry night theme! The…

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