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Aussie Chinatown – stories, snacks & secrets food tour

Aussie Chinatown – stories, snacks & secrets food tour

Sample a range of regional Chinese snacks while hearing stories of Chinese-Australians and the secrets of Chinatown
Today 12am to 10.30am
Adventure Clues: unlock The Rocks

Adventure Clues: unlock The Rocks

Explore Australia's most historic area the fun way in a series of fun cryptic clues
Today 9am to 8pm
Bush Food Cocktails and Canapés: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Bush Food Cocktails and Canapés: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Experience Aboriginal foods and drinks with beautiful views of the harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge
Today 6pm to 7.30pm
Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Discover the stories of the Hyde Park Barracks through a self-guided Mandarin-language tour.
Today 10am to 5pm
Doug Aitken: New Era

Doug Aitken: New Era

Plunge into the world of American artist Doug Aitken this summer in this Sydney-exclusive exhibition
Today 10am to 11am
From bush to plate lunch

From bush to plate lunch

Learn and taste the bounty of the surrounding country
Today 12pm to 2pm
Gillian & Watson McAllister collection exhibition

Gillian & Watson McAllister collection exhibition

In November 1973, at the age of 25, Gillian and Watson McAllister emigrated to Sydney, Australia from Glasgow, Scotland
Today 10am to 5pm
Hendrick's Gin Garden at the Westpac Openair Cinema

Hendrick's Gin Garden at the Westpac Openair Cinema

This summer at Westpac Open-air Cinema, grab a refreshing Hendrick’s Gin and Tonic at the Hendrick’s Gin Garden
Today 12am to 11pm
Hyde Park Barracks experience

Hyde Park Barracks experience

More than 200 years old, the Hyde Park Barracks provides an extraordinary new way to experience history
Today 10am to 5pm
Matisse Alive

Matisse Alive

A vibrant gallery-wide festival of Matisse featuring new work, projects and art from the collection
Today 10am to 5pm
Sail on Duyfken

Sail on Duyfken

Join the captain and crew of tall ship Duyfken for a spectacular sail on Sydney Harbour
Today 4pm to 7pm
Sunday Sessions Preview Screenings

Sunday Sessions Preview Screenings

Spend your Sundays in January with Dendy Newtown, indulging in quality cinema and a glass of Babich wine!
Today 4pm to 6.30pm
Tea Ceremony Experience

Tea Ceremony Experience

Reconnect with the present and learn how to drink tea mindfully
Today 2pm to 3.30pm
The Purple House

The Purple House

A celebration of leading Pintupi artists and their enduring legacy
Today 10am to 5pm
The Rocks Walking Tours

The Rocks Walking Tours

The Original Rocks history walking tours
Today 9.30am to 3.30am
Wudjang: Not the Past

Wudjang: Not the Past

An epic-scale contemporary corroboree
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Ice cream & street art adventure for kids

Ice cream & street art adventure for kids

A family-friendly walk discovering Newtown’s best street art, while the kids are entertained with ice cream samples
Tomorrow
A night at Sydney Town Hall

A night at Sydney Town Hall

Join curator Margaret Betteridge as she reveals how Sydney Town Hall has made a memorable night out in different ways
25 Jan 2022
Free walking tour Sydney and the Rocks

Free walking tour Sydney and the Rocks

Historical free walking tour exploring Sydney and the Rocks area
26 Jan 2022
Australia Day Evening Dinner Cruise

Australia Day Evening Dinner Cruise

Onboard Silver Spirit with just 30 guests and part of the lit vessel parade within Circular Quay
26 Jan 2022
Australia Day lunch cruises

Australia Day lunch cruises

Front row seats to the daytime action on Sydney Harbour aboard the MV Sydney 2000
26 Jan 2022
Yabun 2022 - 20 Years of Yabun

Yabun 2022 - 20 Years of Yabun

Celebrating the strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
26 Jan 2022
Aboriginal Bush tucker tour

Aboriginal Bush tucker tour

Experience the world’s oldest living culture through an in depth tour
27 Jan 2022
Aboriginal Dreaming cruises

Aboriginal Dreaming cruises

A new and unique Aboriginal Twilight and Night Dreaming Cruise onboard our flagship vessel Ocean Dreaming 2.
27 Jan 2022
Aboriginal harbour heritage tour

Aboriginal harbour heritage tour

Admire the beauty and history of Sydney Harbour through the lens of the Gadigal people
27 Jan 2022
Bush Foods High Tea

Bush Foods High Tea

A sumptuous Bush Foods affair with native ingredients
27 Jan 2022
Eugenia Lim: The People's Currency

Eugenia Lim: The People's Currency

This Lunar New Year, Eugenia Lim's performance explores the social impacts of globalisation
28 Jan 2022
Chinese high tea and calligraphy workshop

Chinese high tea and calligraphy workshop

Experience the authentic Chinese High Tea Culture with Tea Ceremony and Calligraphy workshop
29 Jan 2022
Lucky Red Packet Workshops with Garry Trinh

Lucky Red Packet Workshops with Garry Trinh

Decorate & assemble red packets based on Trinh's illustrations celebrating prosperity, happiness, good health & peace.
29 Jan 2022
Lunar New Year feast harbourside at Q Dining

Lunar New Year feast harbourside at Q Dining

Enjoy a special Chinese New Year set menu at fine dining restaurant, Q Dining
29 Jan 2022
Yesterday Stories Haymarket

Yesterday Stories Haymarket

Short video histories of Chinese history in Haymarket
29 Jan 2022
Taste of Chinatown: Lunar New Year food & culture tour

Taste of Chinatown: Lunar New Year food & culture tour

Enjoy discovering Lunar New Year, food, culture, history, and stories with an experienced tour guide
30 Jan 2022
Five Hundred Arhats and Lunar New Year

Five Hundred Arhats and Lunar New Year

To mark Lunar New Year, Year of the Tiger, the Powerhouse Museum will host an after-hours celebration.
3 Feb 2022
Hong Kong marquee at Dragon Boat Races

Hong Kong marquee at Dragon Boat Races

Come to learn more about Hong Kong - Asia's World City at Hong Kong Marquee of Dragon Boat Races
5 Feb 2022
Book Launch: 'The Other Side of the Story'

Book Launch: 'The Other Side of the Story'

Join us at the Sydney Jewish Museum for the book launch of 'The Other Side of the Story' by Dr Rachael Kohn.
6 Feb 2022
Sydney Lunar Festival: lucky envelopes

Sydney Lunar Festival: lucky envelopes

Join Margaret Betteridge as she shares stories of the gifts to the people of Sydney and are held in the Civic Collection
8 Feb 2022
Grand narrative(s) of blue and white

Grand narrative(s) of blue and white

Find out more about the history of blue and white ceramic ware with art historian Dr Burchmore
10 Feb 2022
A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

Dive into a world of sweat, sacrifice and sensational choreography with Broadway’s iconic dance musical
11 Feb 2022
Film screening: The Unknown Soldier

Film screening: The Unknown Soldier

German film maker Michael Verhoeven chronicles an important cultural and historical moment
13 Feb 2022
Matcha tea making workshop

Matcha tea making workshop

Experience the spirit of 茶道 Chado (The Japanese Way of Tea), learn about the unique health benefits of tea.
17 Feb 2022
Sydney at scale: models, maps and maquettes

Sydney at scale: models, maps and maquettes

Join Rebecca Anderson as she leads us on a tour of Sydney through models held in the city’s civic collection
22 Feb 2022
Gabriella Kovac presents Georgina: Holocaust memoirs

Gabriella Kovac presents Georgina: Holocaust memoirs

An incredible true story of survival, audacity and deception from the darkest days of the Holocaust.
24 Feb 2022
Five hundred arhats of Changnyeongsa Temple: Buddha Day

Five hundred arhats of Changnyeongsa Temple: Buddha Day

Powerhouse, along with Jongbopsa Korean Buddhist Temple, Belmore will host a day of celebration and reflection
7 May 2022
Melbourne Cup lunch cruise

Melbourne Cup lunch cruise

Celebrate the race that stops the nation aboard Sydney's Harbour Spirit
1 Nov 2022