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The Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta Debate, a news chronology: 2014 – now

For related letters to the editors of newspapers, see the PMA web site, ‘Letters to Editors’, here: Read more  13 November, 2018 ‘World-leading theatre producer’s plan to save the Theatre Royal’ Following his 9 November report (below), Nathanael Cooper, in the Sydney Morning Herald, announces that Sir Howard Panter’s Trafalgar Entertainment Group is not only interested … Continue reading The Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta Debate, a news chronology: 2014 – now

Upper House Inquiry, Museums and Galleries: submissions, schedules and transcripts

Wide campaigning during late 2015 and early 2016 by many individuals and organisations, including the Powerhouse Museum Alliance, successfully gained over 12,000 signatures on a petition to keep the Powerhouse Museum at its Ultimo site while also supporting a specific cultural facility in Parramatta. As a result, a Legislative Council Standing Committee was set up … Continue reading Upper House Inquiry, Museums and Galleries: submissions, schedules and transcripts

Powerhouse and Parramatta: Summary of the Powerhouse Museum Alliance’s position

By Jennifer Sanders and Kylie Winkworth On behalf of the Powerhouse Museum Alliance, October 2017 The PMA strongly supports the development of a distinctive new cultural centre at Parramatta based on open consultations about the form, focus and themes of the new museum/art gallery and its location. The PMA and thousands of informed supporters believe … Continue reading Powerhouse and Parramatta: Summary of the Powerhouse Museum Alliance’s position

Statement of concern: Powerhouse and UTS

Powerhouse Museum Alliance (PMA): Statement on the mooted MOU/ partnership with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), noting the November 14 article in the Sydney Morning Herald: see https://powerhousemuseumalliance.com/find-out-more/a-news-chronology/ ———————————————————— Partnerships are at the heart of the way modern museums work in their communities. Most exhibitions, collection research and education programs are developed through partnerships. … Continue reading Statement of concern: Powerhouse and UTS

PMA Press release, 28 April 2018

Friday 27 April 2018 Statement on the Future of the Powerhouse Museum From the Powerhouse Museum Alliance (PMA) Another day;  another secret sell-off of public assets in NSW. Nothing is safe. Not even a treasured public museum is secure from the secret real estate deals of the Berejiklian government. In the face of sustained community … Continue reading PMA Press release, 28 April 2018

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor: published and unpublished These letters refer to news reports such as those in our News Chronology. You are invited to add to this page by emailing copies of both published and unpublished letters to newspapers, to info@powerhousemuseumalliance.com . Please identify your name, the newspaper, whether published or unpublished, and the date. … Continue reading Letters to the editor