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.History

New work for grand organ

2017 marks the 175th anniversary of the formation of the City of Sydney, the 2nd oldest council in Australia. To celebrate, we’ve commissioned Sydney composer Austin Buckett to write a …

Artist impression of Cloud Arch by Junya Ishigami
.City Art

Get to know Cloud Arch, the new heart of Sydney

The Opera House’s glimmering sails and familiar curves of the Sydney Harbour Bridge will soon be joined by a new landmark in our city centre. Conceived by Japanese artist and …

.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 …