Powerhouse research generates new knowledge across the applied arts and sciences to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
The Powerhouse Collection includes the Powerhouse Archives, which are comprised of Collected Archives and the Powerhouse Institutional Archives.
Australian Research Council Projects
Provenance Research Project
Powerhouse Museum is a major cultural institution that collects, preserves, documents and displays Australian material culture and its global impact. The Powerhouse Collection spans a broad range of media and materials across the applied arts and sciences. The museum conforms to appropriate policy and guidelines to ensure the objects it brings into the collection or borrows for exhibitions have clear title and history of ownership (provenance) and it follows legislation relevant to movable cultural heritage.
Powerhouse Museum operates annual programs to support research of the collection, museum practice, learning and public outcomes. The programs are targeted at established researchers such as university academics and independent scholars.
Powerhouse Conservation are the custodians of the Powerhouse Collection in storage and on exhibition. Controlling environmental factors, documenting object conditions, conducting remedial work, and participating in various regional and community programs to promote conservation.
Policies and Plans
Powerhouse Museum is committed to providing access to the range of policies, plans and procedures we develop relating to all our activities and relevant legislation.More
New work across the applied arts and sciences is developed through support and investment by Powerhouse. We foster innovation through facilitating collaboration and connection between industry and community.More