Events In Sydney

9/15/17 to 7/29/18

Pollination

Argyranthemum lollipop vanilla trial beds (Courtesy Royal Botanic Garden Sydney)

Showcasing the astounding hues of a variety of native and non-native flowers, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney’s new “Pollination” floral display creatively illustrates nature’s miracle of pollination. The Calyx’s internationally recognised green wall comes to life with words and images illustrating...
11/24/17 to 4/30/18

Future Park

Graffiti Nature at "Future Park". (Courtesy Powerhouse Museum)

“Future Park” is the latest exhibition by Japanese art collective teamLab. Featuring eight interactive light installations in their Australian premiere, “Future Park” is on at the Powerhouse Museum. “Future Park” is a playground for children and adults alike that brings together science and...
1/26/18 to 4/25/18

ARTEXPRESS 2018

Maya Jane Williams, Northern Beaches, Secondary College Freshwater Senior Campus. "To Forage: Nature's Jewels", documented forms. © the artist.

The ARTEXPRESS exhibition is a showcase of the outstanding artworks created by NSW students for the Higher School Certificate (HSC) Visual Arts examination in 2017. The Art Gallery of NSW is the principal venue for ARTEXPRESS 2018, which remains one of the most popular exhibitions on its annual...
2/10/18 to 6/24/18

The Lady and the Unicorn

'Taste' c1500, from 'The lady and the unicorn' series, wool and silk, 377 x 466 cm. Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / M Urtado.

The magnificent medieval art of “The lady and the unicorn” tapestry series is now on show at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. On loan from the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris, “The lady and the unicorn” is often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages’. Woven in wool...
2/11/18 to 5/6/18

Mamma Mia! The Musical

The Australian cast of "Mamma Mia! The Musical". (©Peter Brew Bevan)

The smash-hit musical “Mamma Mia!” is playing in Sydney. Based on the movie of the same name, “Mamma Mia!” is set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs. Writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around a young bride-to-be, Sophie. On...
2/28/18 to 6/3/18

The Book of Mormon

Rowan Witt and company in “The Book of Mormon” (©Jeff Busby)

Winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, “The Book of Mormon” is finally coming to Sydney, after a sold out season in Melbourne. Get a ticket fast to this hilarious, bold and original show, about Elder Price and Elder Cunningham and their journey to Africa.
3/16/18 to 6/11/18

21st Biennale of Sydney

Ai Weiwei, "Law of the Journey", 2017. Photograph: Ai Weiwei Studio

70 artists will present works across seven of Sydney’s most respected museums, galleries and non-traditional exhibition spaces for the 21st Biennale of Sydney, SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement. Highlights include Ai Weiwei’s “Law of the Journey”, 2017, a 60-metre inflatable boat filled...
3/23/18 to 4/22/18

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour—'La Bohème'

(Courtesy Opera Australia)

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is one of the best outdoor opera spectaculars in the world. 
With the incredible setting of the Sydney city skyline, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and glittering harbour as the backdrop, this event needs to be seen to be believed. This year Opera Australia...
3/28/18 to 4/28/18

The Resistible Rise of Arturo UI

(Courtesy Rene Vaile/Sydney Theatre Company)

Australian acting heavyweight Hugo Weaving returns to the Sydney Theatre Company stage this month in Bertolt Brecht’s 1941 classic “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui”. Arturo Ui is a small-time gangster with a lust for power. In a city shaken by economic crisis and undermined by corruption, Ui keeps...
4/2/18 to 4/30/18

Garden Art Month

(Courtesy RBGS)

Garden Art Month returns to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney this April with a wonderful program of vibrant exhibitions, workshops, walks and children’s programs. The Sogetsu Ikebana will once again transform the entrance of The Calyx with creative and surprising traditional Japanese floral...