Photo by Garry Trinh

Hidden Lessons

Saturday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm Powerhouse Castle Hill Free Entry

Hidden Lessons created in Sydney on Darug Land over six months, is the culmination of a student-led, pedagogical project that encourages learners to interrogate their own educational experience: who we learn with, where we learn, and what we learn with in the wake of Covid-19, incorporating objects of everyday life from the Powerhouse collection. 

The students from Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, took part in this project developed and led by Lleah Smith, Artistic Associate of Powerhouse and Nadia Odlum, Artist in Residence at Parramatta Artists Studios. Through collective knowledge generated in the sessions together learners created their own temporary ‘Museum of Hidden Lessons’ which honours a significant shift in educative practices and invites speculation on how learnings from the pandemic may inform future pedagogical models. This ‘museum’ sits alongside a display of Powerhouse collection objects explored through the project. 

ZINE: Hidden Lessons

ZINE: How To Use A Classroom by Hidden Lessons learners


Individuals: Free entry, no bookings required.

Schools and Groups: Please contact us on (02) 9217 0222 to arrange your visit.

Find more information here about the measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe.


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Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Powerhouse Castle Hill venue page, including:

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