The Penrith Museum of Printing and its equipment has been featured in media, movies and books.
Here a list of well known media, where the Penrith Museum of Printing was involved with.
The Torrents by Oriel Gray
From 23 November to 3 December at Mill Theatre at Dairy Road, Fyshwick ACT 2609
In an Australian screwball comedy, an all female cast takes us back to the 1890s Australia where a local newspaper must accept a woman in the workforce. Oriel Gray is one of Australia’s best yet least celebrated playwrights. Set in a gold mining district ‘The Torrents’ is a witty and engaging play with themes that are as relevant now as when it was written 70 years ago. This 67 seat, intimate theatre has just been built by the Molonglo Group and is the first private enterprise theatre in the ACT. The Torrents is the first production for this independently run venue. Cast and creatives are paid and some members are part of the shadow-emerge-mentoree program which provides training for time. We don't yet know what this space will be, but we can promise that it ain't like Netflix.
The museum helped the production team to understand the early newspaper printing technologies in Australia.
Ladies in Black is a 2018 Australian comedy-drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. the film is based on the 1993 novel The Women in Black by Madeleine St John, and tells the story of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney. The film was released on 20 September 2018
Wild Boys is an Australian television period drama series that began airing on the Seven Network on 4 September 2011. It is produced by Julie McGauran and Sarah Smith from Southern Star and John Holmes. The series is set in and around the fictional town of Hopetoun and principally filmed in Wilberforce on the Hawkesbury, Nelson, and Glenworth Valley on the New South Wales Central Coast The series premiered in the UK on TCM UK on 3 March 2013.
A book about, Climate catastrophe, police brutality, white genocide, totalitarian rule and the erasure of black history provide the backdrop for stories of love, courage and hope. In this unflinching new anthology, twelve of Australia’s most daring Indigenous writers and writers of colour provide a glimpse of Australia as we head toward the year 2050.
Featuring Ambelin Kwaymullina, Claire G. Coleman, Omar Sakr, Future D. Fidel, Karen Wyld, Khalid Warsame, Kaya Ortiz, Roanna Gonsalves, Sarah Ross, Zoya Patel, Michelle Law and Hannah Donnelly. Edited by Michael Mohammed Ahmad. Original concept by Lena Nahlous.
Published by Affirm Press in partnership with Diversity Arts Australia and Sweatshop Literacy Movement.
The museum helped Roanna Gonsalves to understand the printing technologies in early Australia.