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Lunar Lantern: The Monkey

Where
Circular Quay East
Circular Quay East
Boardwalk, Sydney NSW 2000
Cadmans Cottage
When

Every day, all day Friday 31 January to Sunday 9 February

Cost

Free

Marvel at Louise Zhang’s impressive 8 metre tall monkey tower. Located at Cadman's Cottage.

Colourful, playful monkeys balance on top of each other, and juggle small glowing peaches, with a large golden peach at the top – the peach representing long life.

About the artist Born in Sydney, Louise Zhang is a Chinese-Australian artist, whose multidisciplinary practice spans painting, sculpture and installation.  Hear how her fascination with collectable toys inspired this work. Zhang graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts by Research at UNSW Art & Design in 2016. Her work has been displayed in exhibitions across Australia and China.

About the zodiac animal Quick-witted, charming and lucky, the adaptable Monkey livens up any occasion.

Experience the Lunar Lantern walk at Circular Quay during the Sydney Lunar Festival.

The Lunar Lanterns will be lit from dusk each evening, but are just as impressive by day.

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