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Jason Wing's 'In Between Two Worlds'
.City Art

Sydney’s favourite public artworks

Which public artwork makes you stop and look up? Some like Jason Wing’s piercing blue cherubs of In Between Two Worlds, which light up an unassuming Chinatown alleyway (shown above). …

Sydney Masonic Centre. This building is featured in Sydney Open 2015

Peek inside Sydney’s secret buildings

On one day only, some of Sydney’s most intriguing buildings are throwing open their doors to the public. Ever wanted to explore the subterranean world of St James Station? Or …

Khaled Sabsabi, Syria (video still), 2012

Recalibrating Culture – Survey Call Out

In the last 10 years, the number of Australians engaged in paid or unpaid artistic or cultural activity has increased by over 50%. Western Sydney University, Arts NSW, six local …

.Creative Spaces

Space to play for young theatre group

Since the inception of our rehearsal space program, a bunch of venues across our local area have been getting a workout. Designed to ensure we make use of available space …

.Events & Festivals

Discover The Other Art Fair

The Other Art Fair (10-13 September) is where you can buy directly from local emerging artists, not yet represented by a gallery and maybe even discover future stars. The artists …

Helen Calder, YRB, courtesy of Bartley + Company Art
.Events & Festivals

Sydney Contemporary’s free events program

If its 2013 debut is anything to go by, this year’s Sydney Contemporary from 10 – 13 September, is going to be massive. The international art fair is Australia’s largest, …

.City Art

Water Falls at Sydney Park

Today Sydney Park is a popular spot for dog lovers and kite flyers, but its rambunctious history as an industrial site in the 1880s and later a waste dump, is …

Chasers Giant Dwarf
.Grants and Sponsorships

Chaser’s Giant Dwarf on Cleveland Street

Since 1982, Cleveland Street Theatre (formerly Railway Union Hall) has been home for independent contemporary art and performance. For over two decades, it provided affordable venue for Performance Space, which …

.Creative Spaces

Best sites to find creative space

Feeling like you just need some space? We hear you. We’ve compiled a list of sites that can help you find the room that you need – whether it’s to …

Night Skies by Suzy Evans
.Events & Festivals

Celebrate NAIDOC Week: We all stand on sacred ground

From 5 to 12 July, join in the NAIDOC celebrations, which highlight the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the country. NAIDOC Week was …