One Crook, Three Looks

Thursday 20 June
2 hrs

A walk through the dark side of the Twenties

Using six criminal examples from the exhibition Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties, Dr Nancy Cushing,Dr Xanthé Mallett and Julie Baird will delve deeper in into each suspect to examine perspectives of contemporary crime, social history and the fashion that made the twenties roar.

Join us for light refreshments, access to the current Underworld exhibition and hear from leading experts who will take you on a tour of the twenties you won’t forget.

Thursday 20 June
$15 per person

6pm - Doors open and refreshments served
6:30pm – Tour

Julie Baird, Director Newcastle Museum
Dr Xanthé Mallett,Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Newcastle
Nancy Cushing, Associate Professor School of Humanities and Social Science (History), University of Newcastle



  • Admission to this event $15


Newcastle Museum
6 Workshop Way