The Powerhouse acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the ancestral homelands upon which our museums are situated. We respect their Elders, past, present and future and recognise their continuous connection to Country.

Protest posters

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Posters have been a popular tool in political activism providing social commentary on a variety of issues from apartheid to women's health, smoking to Indigenous land rights. Graphic designers and artists have found the poster an effective way of communicating issues using bright colours, bold design and humour to make an impact.

Many memorable poster designs were produced by Michael Callaghan and others at the Earthworks Poster Collective at the University of Sydney's Tin Sheds in the …