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.City Art

Discover Sydney stories through 5 public artworks

Bangarra Dance Theatre’s upcoming production Bennelong (Sydney Opera House 29 June – 29 July) highlights a significant figure from our city’s history. It tells the story of Woollarawarre Bennelong, a …

Smoking ceremony at the launch of the Yininmadyemi sculpture in Hyde Park.
.City Art

Artwork remembers Indigenous military service

Tony Albert’s major Hyde Park artwork casts light on Australia’s dark history – the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service people when they returned home from combat.

Playground 1960s showing girls playing with hula hoops over playground as it is today, City of Sydney Archives
.Public Art

Public art opportunity at Wolloomooloo Playground

We’re looking for an artist to work with local community groups to create a mural at Wolloomooloo Playground. Even among rising towers and recent warehouse conversions, Woolloomooloo has a special character …

.City Art

Less red tape = more walls for street artists

It’s now easier for street artists to exhibit their work. Artists no longer need to get council approval to paint a wall, provided they’re not using a heritage building, are …

Chili Philly Donut, 2014. Australian Design Centre installation. Photo by Simon Cardwell
.Events & Festivals

Art and culture guide to the Mardi Gras Festival

The world-famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is more than a parade and parties that go all night. There’re plenty of arts and cultural events on offer. Storytelling Drag …