Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition
Sydney’s Old Government House will host costumes from the popular ABC television show Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries this month. The exhibition will display more than 40 of the 1920s inspired costumes worn by the stylishly headstrong character Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) and supporting cast. Costume designer Marion Boyce was recently awarded a prestigious AACTA Award for best costume design on television for her carefully researched work on the program.
Simone Fox Koob Old Government House, Parramatta Park, Sydney. TuesSun, 10am-4pm. Tickets: $13-$16. Bookings: (02) 9258 0141 or online. Until June 5.
Russell Drysdale’s Australia
A collection of rarely seen works by Russell Drysdale, one of Australia’s most famous but least prolific artists, is showing in Sydney. The exhibition includes 40 paintings borrowed from local and international private collections, including Anthills on a Rocky Plain (1950). “It is a privilege to curate and present this major exhibition that honours one of Australia’s most influential and beloved artists,’’ says Geoffrey Smith,