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City Art free walking tour: Hidden in Plain Sight

Customs House
Customs House
31 Alfred Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Meet out the front of Customs House

Wednesday 10 February from 6pm to 8pm Wednesday 24 February from 6pm to 8pm

Experience Sydney’s unforgettable and dynamic display of public artworks on a walking tour through our city.

Encounter artistic creations that are concealed in laneways, sandwiched between buildings, planted in the pavement and elevated high above the street.

On this City Art Tour you will discover newly commissioned and celebrated artworks, including a diverse range of sculptures and installations, as well as digital, light and interactive works. Our expert guide will share with you the stories behind each work and offer new insights and perspectives on the unique ways in which they are fused into the architecture and daily life of Sydney’s city centre. 

The tour will meet in the forecourt of Customs House in Circular Quay, accessible by train, light rail, bus and ferry. The tour will finish in walking distance of local eateries and Wynyard Station. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Note: the artworks visited on this tour are also visited on the Katy B Plummer Artist-Led Walking Tour and the previously held Sydney Living Memory Walking Tour.

Missed out on a ticket? Check out our Chinatown At Night and Katy B Plummer Artist-Led, City Art Walking Tours.

Access information:

  • For people who use a wheelchair and a mobility aid, please be advised that this tour will go for approximately 2 hours. Much of this time will be spent walking between artworks in the city centre, which includes moderately steep inclines

  •  Stay tuned for upcoming tours in AUSLAN.

Covid-safe information

  • Participants will need to check into the tour with a NSW Health QR code provided on the day

  • Participants are required to follow physical distancing guidelines on this tour

  • To ensure safe physical distancing, only those who have booked tickets will be allowed on the tour

  • If you have booked a ticket and you are unwell on the day of the tour, please do not attend, get tested and isolate, as required

  • Our tour guides will carry hand sanitiser with them during the tour. It is recommended that you thoroughly wash and sanitise your hands before attending and throughout the tour as required

  • Please check NSW Health for the latest information about wearing a face mask on public transport and during outdoor events. Your tour guide may provide you with a face mask and request you to wear it on this tour.

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City of Sydney


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