We asked a brain scientist, a literary critic and a City of Sydney librarian to weigh in on the great debate about audiobooks. Is listening to a book the same …

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Published: 14 Jun, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the weather outside heats up and people swarm our harbour, there’s no better time to get comfortable than inside a gallery. Plenty of quality work is showing over the …

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Published: 15 Dec, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Love contemporary painting? Here are 8 artists who use paint as their chosen medium. All works are available to buy with Art Money, a program that offers interest-free art loans.

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Published: 15 Dec, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 …

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Published: 1 Sep, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Language plays an essential role in connecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to country, lore and culture. It’s inextricably linked to land and holds deep spiritual significance. Don’t know …

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Published: 6 Jun, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

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.

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Published: 2 May, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

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 …

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Published: 6 Apr, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here’s a new way to do Art Month. Go to a talk or exhibition and on your way home, visit a sculpture or mural you haven’t seen before. Great for …

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Published: 10 Feb, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

The inconspicuously named The Other Art Fair is back. This year, it has set up in a great new space at COMMUNE Waterloo and features more than 100 emerging artists handpicked …

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Published: 5 Oct, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Sydney artists Vanessa, Nat and Emma, who are taking part in our creative live/work program that offers a 12-month affordable apartment lease on William Street, take us into their homes. How …

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Published: 5 Oct, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sydney Fringe Festival is the largest platform for independent artists, spread across our parks, streets, pubs and theatres. It brings us a program brimming with surprising theatre, comedy, performances and …

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Published: 3 Aug, 2016 | 0 Comments

Industrial buildings contain a particular type of sublime. In Sydney today, they’re almost synonymous with conversions into designer loft apartments or slick, contemporary workspaces and cafes. But over their lifetime …

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Published: 8 Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

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