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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 …

Paddington Town Hall
.Creative Spaces

New performance venue at Paddington Town Hall

Paddington Town Hall today is most commonly known as a venue to host wedding receptions, school concerts or the odd community event or warehouse sale, but in its prime, its …

Image from National Film and Sound Archives
.Events & Festivals

Loose elephant and Surry Hills Festival

The smell of spring is in the air, which means Surry Hills Festival is around the corner. Leaving the well-trodden grassy knoll of Prince Alfred Park, the festival moves to …

Master of The Universe (2013)
.Events & Festivals

Antenna Documentary Film Festival unveils program

Director of Antenna Documentary Film Festival, David Rokach, believes documentaries have a unique power to convey social, personal, artistic complexities. Rokach says, I don’t see documentary as different from fiction …

s Art Month, Darlinghurst Night (Photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)
.News

Interest free loan scheme to purchase art

Original artworks hung in private homes are traditionally seen as the domain for the elite, rich or famous – or generally a combination of all three. But the City is …

.News

The story of our planet unfolds

A haunting new photograph exhibition officially opened by Lord Mayor Clover Moore at Customs House boldly confronts one of the biggest global events of our time. The Story of Our …

Image by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Colin Stewart architects
.Design

Tomorrow’s library is at Green Square

A brand new library and plaza is planned for the very centre of Green Square. Collector of enviable titles Jess Scully – editor, festival director and sometime provocateur in the …

.City Art

Artistic merit: public art worldwide

In thinking about what the future of public art in Sydney might look like, we revisits notable public projects around the world. Over the past couple of weeks, a 50 …