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Giant Badges by Adam Norton

Giant Badges by Adam Norton

Provocative and prophetic temporary art installation in Barrack Street
Today all day
MCA Late

MCA Late

Open late Friday nights during summer
Today 5pm to 9pm
My Brilliant Career

My Brilliant Career

Belvoir presents one of our great tales of emancipation and identity, fashioned in a new adaptation.
Today 2pm to 5pm
We Are All Astonishingly Wise by Katy B Plummer

We Are All Astonishingly Wise by Katy B Plummer

An interactive fortune-telling video installation on Abercrombie Lane
Today all day
Streeton

Streeton

Landmark exhibition of Australia’s iconic impressionist, Arthur Streeton
Today 12am to 7am
Here I Am: Art by Great Women

Here I Am: Art by Great Women

Join us at DQ for an unmissable display of all-female, all Indigenous artworks that will kick of NAIDOC Week 2020
Today all day
James Galea’s BEST TRICK EVER

James Galea’s BEST TRICK EVER

Australia’s best magicians. Prepare to have your mind blown.
Today all day
Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop

Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop

A major survey exhibition by Australian Chinese artist Lindy Lee
Today 10am to 5pm
Paintings from the collection

Paintings from the collection

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
A Mile in My Shoes

A Mile in My Shoes

A shoe shop where you can walk a mile in someone else's shoes - literally
Today 10pm to 4pm
Anywhere but here: MCA Primavera Acquisitions

Anywhere but here: MCA Primavera Acquisitions

Drawing from the MCA’s Collection of works by artists who have participated in Primavera.
Today 12am to 6am
Approximately Infinite Universe: Naminapu & Gulama Muymuru

Approximately Infinite Universe: Naminapu & Gulama Muymuru

Our latest show considers the multiple meanings found in imaginative and traditional mappings of time, life and death.
Today 12pm to 6pm
Burrawa

Burrawa

Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge while enjoying a unique immersion in Aboriginal stories and landmarks
Today 9am to 10am
Connected: MCA Collection

Connected: MCA Collection

Celebrating some of our most significant recent acquisitions alongside MCA Collection highlights.
Today 10am to 5pm
Defying Empire

Defying Empire

Third National Indigenous Art Triennial
Today 10.30pm to 4.30pm
Design/Isolate

Design/Isolate

An Australian Design Centre initiative to show how creative thought can help lead the way for change.
Today 11am to 4pm
Digital backstage tour of the Sydney Opera House

Digital backstage tour of the Sydney Opera House

Visit behind-the-scenes and inside Australia’s most iconic house from the comfort of yours
Today all day
Dorr-e Dari: A Poetic Crash Course in the Language of Love

Dorr-e Dari: A Poetic Crash Course in the Language of Love

An exquisite new theatre work inspired by the thousand-year practice of Persian love poetry.
Today 7pm to 8.10pm
Eight Days in Kamay

Eight Days in Kamay

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

A major survey exhibition by Peter Kingston focusing on his passion for Sydney harbour in his paintings and drawings
Today 11am to 5pm
Fun flower crown workshop

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
Today 3pm to 5pm
Groundswell

Groundswell

Feel the earth move beneath your feet in this free, interactive installation outside Customs House.
Today 9am to 9pm
Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark by The Listies

Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark by The Listies

A side-splitting adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic from Australia’s silliest kidult comedy duo, The Listies!
Today all day
Isolate Make: Creative Resilience in a Pandemic

Isolate Make: Creative Resilience in a Pandemic

Isolate Make explores how creative practice has adapted to isolation, or in response to the tragic global events.
Today 11am to 4pm
Jump StART summer drama workshops

Jump StART summer drama workshops

Summer is coming, and Jump StART is ready to make it a holiday to remember!
Today 11am to 2pm
Keeping Peace

Keeping Peace

Community co-operation is key as visitors come together to help inflate a giant symbol of peace
Today 10am to 6pm
KENNY by the Jacobson Brothers

KENNY by the Jacobson Brothers

Triumphant and poignant, don't miss the Jacobson Brother's much-loved film adapted for stage as part of Sydney Festival.
Today 8.15pm to 9.45pm
Layers of life in Paint

Layers of life in Paint

Artists Cinzia (Syndy) Esteves, Denise Parkinson and Rosalie Duligal
Today 10am to 3am
Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark

Have you ever wanted to see your artwork on the walls of a gallery?
Today 10am to 5pm
Mariw Minaral (Spiritual Patterns)

Mariw Minaral (Spiritual Patterns)

For the first time, we bring together works by Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait Islands) artist Alick Tipoti
Today 10.30pm to 4.30pm
Maureen: Harbinger of Death

Maureen: Harbinger of Death

A touching and real homage to older women, celebrating the indomitable voice of dames who defy invisibility
Today 7.30pm to 8.50pm
New beginning: Korea-Australia Arts Foundation Exhibition

New beginning: Korea-Australia Arts Foundation Exhibition

Korea-Australia Arts Foundation (KAAF) winners and finalists group show
Today 10am to 6pm
Pandemic!

Pandemic!

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
Paradise on Earth exhibition

Paradise on Earth exhibition

Discover the world of visionary architect Marion Mahony Griffin in a dynamic new exhibition at Museum of Sydney.
Today 10am to 5pm
Patterns In-between

Patterns In-between

Bic Tieu’s self-examination as a Southeast Asian Australian woman living between two cultures
Today all day
Portraits with wire: onsite workshop

Portraits with wire: onsite workshop

You may have seen a portrait or two in your time, but not like this!
Today 2pm to 3.30pm
Requiem

Requiem

Janet Laurence’s Requiem brings together art, performances and talks to memorialise the 2020 bushfire crisis.
Today 11am to 7pm
Rewired: Musicals Reimagined by Hayes

Rewired: Musicals Reimagined by Hayes

From Australia’s most dynamic small theatre, 5 extraordinary performers rework classic musicals
Today 8pm to 9.15pm
School holiday art workshop program

School holiday art workshop program

Over 100 creative workshops for kids aged 5 up to teens, including ceramics, painting, cartooning and printmaking
Today 9.30am to 3.30pm
Spirit: a retrospective 2021

Spirit: a retrospective 2021

A powerful collection of dance stories taken from Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 30-year repertoire
Today 8.30pm to 9.45pm
Sydney Dance Company Summer school holiday workshops

Sydney Dance Company Summer school holiday workshops

Improve dance technique and learn new routines under the direction of professional teachers
Today all day
The Collectors’ Gallery

The Collectors’ Gallery

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
The Rocks Art Trail

The Rocks Art Trail

Discover The Rocks' best artists, makers and designers with the new exploration experience
Today 9am to 5pm
City Art free walking tour: Chinatown at Night

City Art free walking tour: Chinatown at Night

City Art invites you on a free guided walking tour of artworks in Chinatown and Haymarket
Tomorrow
Cork and Canvas: Frozen the Musical art classes

Cork and Canvas: Frozen the Musical art classes

Sydney paint and sip studio, Cork and Canvas, is launching Frozen the Musical themed BYO art classes in January 2021
Tomorrow
Summer art school for adults

Summer art school for adults

Learn from award-winning artist in painting, drawing, printmaking, and ceramics
Tomorrow
Universal Woman

Universal Woman

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra celebrates the life of a visionary, twelfth-century composer.
Tomorrow
Comedy on King by Tight 5 Comedy: Jokes + music

Comedy on King by Tight 5 Comedy: Jokes + music

Sydney's original joke testing show returns with a Covid-safe bang to Newtown's Cocina del Barrio
27 Jan 2021
Jiangsu Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition

Jiangsu Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition

An exhibition featuring Jiangsu printmaking, Qinhuai lanterns, Kunqu art, Suzhou embroidery, etc.
27 Jan 2021
Decision Fatigue

Decision Fatigue

New large-scale paintings by Amber Boardman at Chalk Horse
28 Jan 2021
Sydney Bach Society: Summer 2021

Sydney Bach Society: Summer 2021

Free lunchtime recitals starring Sydney's best young classical musicians
28 Jan 2021
The Laugh Tub

The Laugh Tub

A comedic character showcase!
28 Jan 2021
Wax carving

Wax carving

Carve a wax ring and have it cast and finished in sterling silver
28 Jan 2021
Lunar New Year 2021: Oxapalooza

Lunar New Year 2021: Oxapalooza

8 things you must try at World Square this Lunar New Year
29 Jan 2021
Weaving Circle workshop

Weaving Circle workshop

Join our Weaving Circle Class for a morning of creative and earthy goodness
30 Jan 2021
Phone photography workshop: Explore Coogee

Phone photography workshop: Explore Coogee

Coogee Beach features a great mix of surf, sand, rocks, water and photogenic architecture
30 Jan 2021
You can draw anything

You can draw anything

Learn techniques to undertake any drawing challenge in this comprehensive Covid safe course
1 Feb 2021
Jewellery project class

Jewellery project class

9 week workshop for intermediate to advanced students
1 Feb 2021
Lunch at Parliament House

Lunch at Parliament House

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Strangers' Restaurant located within Parliament House, Sydney
1 Feb 2021
Sculpture and drawing class: 9 week term

Sculpture and drawing class: 9 week term

Learn the skills of both drawing and sculpture in this unique course.
1 Feb 2021
Curated by Banchō - monthly art exhibit at Chinatown bar

Curated by Banchō - monthly art exhibit at Chinatown bar

Haymarket cocktail & whisky bar Banchō is hosting a monthly exhibition of works by local emerging artists!
2 Feb 2021
Dance class for over 55s on Zoom

Dance class for over 55s on Zoom

This class will certainly get your mojo moving, warming up then easing into full body movements to great tunes
3 Feb 2021
Drawing Skills 9 week course: Morning and afternoon classes

Drawing Skills 9 week course: Morning and afternoon classes

If you want to learn the skills of drawing and confidently draw what you see - this class is for you!
3 Feb 2021
Found Fallen by Tara Green

Found Fallen by Tara Green

A solo exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings documenting the journey of an artist finding her voice.
3 Feb 2021
Introduction to watercolour

Introduction to watercolour

Introduction to watercolour with Little Rowan Redhead
6 Feb 2021
MINHWA Today, Korean folk art exhibition

MINHWA Today, Korean folk art exhibition

Paintings of the Joseon Dynasty that send good luck in the New Year
8 Feb 2021
Falling Leaves & Torn Signs

Falling Leaves & Torn Signs

Paintings by Olivia Shimeld and Tim Kelly
11 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Dog

Lunar Lantern: The Dog

Loyal, smart and sociable, Dogs are a friend to many.
12 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Horse

Lunar Lantern: The Horse

Artist Qian Jian Hua reimagines the Horse symbol for a modern, Sydney audience.
12 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Monkey

Lunar Lantern: The Monkey

Quick-witted, charming and lucky, the adaptable monkey livens up any occasion!
12 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Sheep

Lunar Lantern: The Sheep

The Electric Sheep pays homage to the ancient tradition of applying paper cut designs to lanterns
12 Feb 2021
Champainting with Koalas

Champainting with Koalas

Champainting is the ultimate romantic luxury experience for you and your loved one this February.
12 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Pig

Lunar Lantern: The Pig

Qian Jian Jua's impressive Pig lantern returns for Sydney Lunar Festival 2021
12 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Rat

Lunar Lantern: The Rat

Intelligent, adaptable and social, the quick-witted Rat cannot let and opportunity to prosper pass by.
12 Feb 2021
Lunar Lantern: The Tiger

Lunar Lantern: The Tiger

This lantern represents happiness, wealth, peace and prosperity.
12 Feb 2021
Impermanence

Impermanence

A visceral and thrilling exploration of the juxtaposition of beauty and devastation
16 Feb 2021
Symphonie Fantastique

Symphonie Fantastique

For the lovers of live music, theatre and the Cross!
17 Feb 2021
The Golden Lotus Shoes

The Golden Lotus Shoes

This exhibition explores the complex relationship between beauty and perfection
17 Feb 2021
Whack & Blight

Whack & Blight

Works on paper by Kit Kelen
18 Feb 2021
The Mole Agent: Documentary screening

The Mole Agent: Documentary screening

Sydney Premiere. A private investigator hires 83 year-old Sergio to go undercover at a retirement home to gather intel
27 Feb 2021
Voyage

Voyage

An exhibition of paintings by Kathryn Taunton
4 Mar 2021
Outdated by Mark Kilmurry

Outdated by Mark Kilmurry

This bittersweet comedy navigates the highs and lows of modern dating. Will Matt and Olivia swipe right?
5 Mar 2021
The BonkerZ Comedy Allstars Show

The BonkerZ Comedy Allstars Show

6 of this years funniest, wackiest, zaniest and darn right unpredictable comics
11 Mar 2021
Faith: Documentary screening

Faith: Documentary screening

Sydney Premiere. Valentina Pedicini’s extraordinary immersion into a unique group of Italian Catholic kung fu monks
20 Mar 2021
Epicentro: Documentary screening

Epicentro: Documentary screening

Sydney Premiere. An immersive, metaphorical portrait of post-colonial “utopian” Cuba, from Oscar-nominee Hubert Sauper
1 May 2021
Bluey's Big Play: The Stage Show

Bluey's Big Play: The Stage Show

Join Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli in their first live theatre show made just for you with brilliant created puppetry
19 May 2021
Mayor: Documentary screening

Mayor: Documentary screening

Sydney Premiere. Following Ramallah's charismatic mayor during one of the most tumultuous periods in Palestine's history
22 May 2021
Oeconomia: Documentary screening

Oeconomia: Documentary screening

Australian Premiere. Everything you want to know about money in a funny, thorough film that asks capitalists themselves
22 May 2021
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill & Stephen Mallatrat

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill & Stephen Mallatrat

Prepare for scares in a gripping ghost story perfect for Ensemble’s intimate stage.
24 Jun 2021
ART by Yasmina Reza

ART by Yasmina Reza

The Chasers’ Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel and Chris Taylor ponder art and friendship in this hilarious comedy.
17 Sep 2021
Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

The show will take audiences on a musical and visual journey through Pink Floyd’s greatest hits
11 Dec 2021
Seeing Red 2020

Seeing Red 2020

An exhibition of recent work by Janet Kossy