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Artist Madeleine Preston working in her studio in King Street. Photo by Joy Lai.
.Grants and Sponsorships

Less grunt more grant

There has never been a better time to apply for a grant with the City. We’ve overhauled the way our programs are structured, cut down the paperwork and moved the …

.News

The Old Fitz is in new hands

The Old Fitzroy Hotel’s intimate cellar theatre has inconspicuously backed emerging Sydney talent since 1997. Determinedly independent, it is a treasure of the Sydney art scene and has seen the …

Maser & Province
.Events & Festivals

Province reaches higher ground

Getting a behemoth like Maser’s ‘Higher Ground’ ‘off the ground’ is no mean feat. In their second year with Sydney Festival, Laura Pike and Anne-Louise Dadak of Province were part …

Image by Toby Burrows
.Events & Festivals

Dancers show us there’s nothing to lose

What does a dancer look like? A new, undaunted production puts bigger bodies on stage and reclaims their creative capacity in defiance of aesthetic norms. In her final work as …

.Grants and Sponsorships

Sydney Theatre Company helps kids learn by acting out

Sydney Theatre Company, in partnership with the University of Sydney Faculty of Education and Social Work, has developed a unique program that helps primary school teachers to use drama to …

.Art & About

Numskull’s biggest wall yet

Veteran street artist Numskull has just painted his biggest wall to date. His mural Here, Now created as part of Art & About Sydney, reminds the hurried crowds of Pitt …

.City Art

The transformation of Sydney’s city centre

At last month’s City Conversation, Graham Jahn AM, Director of City Planning, Development and Transport delivered an astute and rousing vision for Sydney. In case you missed it, you can …

Team MESS
.Events & Festivals

Inside Tiny Stadiums live art festival

When it comes to ideas and originality, Tiny Stadiums are local heroes. The annual festival of live art by PACT Centre for Emerging Artists has been infiltrating Erskineville for six …

Leon Keer's terracotta Lego army
.Events & Festivals

Largest 3D chalk artwork ever created in Australia

Watch Australia’s most highly awarded pavement artist, Jenny McCracken and Dutch internet sensation Leon Keer create an incredible 3D artwork on the forecourt of Custom’s House as part of the eighth …

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.Events & Festivals

Newtown Fest now an all-week event

As if a day of sunning yourself with a gozleme in hand in Camperdown Memorial Rest Park isn’t reason enough to go, this year’s Newtown Festival is running a week-long …