Events In Sydney

5/29/18 to 1/30/19

James Cameron – Challenging the Deep

(Courtesy Australian National Maritime Museum)

Developed by the Australian National Maritime Museum, the “James Cameron – Challenging the Deep” exhibition takes visitors to the depths of the ocean through the lens of Cameron’s underwater cameras and his other incredible technological innovations that have enabled us to see the least known...
7/21/18 to 11/11/18

John Russell at Art Gallery of New South Wales

John Russell, 'Peasant woman with sunflowers', oil on canvas, 32.5 x 46.5 cm. Collection of Allen Hunter & Carmel Dyer, Brisbane. Photo: AGNSW, Jenni Carter.

An exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the work of John Russell, Australia’s French Impressionist. It is the first major survey of Russell’s work in 40 years and brings together 120 paintings, drawings and watercolours, drawn from the Art Gallery of NSW collection and from...
8/7/18 to 1/27/19

Human non Human

Ken Thaiday with Jason Christopher, Beizam Triple Hammer Head Shark, 2016, Cast aluminium, stainless steel, aluminium extrusion, steel, Perspex, rubber, electronic components, computer system, audio, 3500x2800x2800mm. Courtesy of the artists. Photograph: Jason Christopher.

The exhibition "Human non Human", poses the question: what makes us human, and how might humans adapt in the future? It merges architecture, design, robotics, biotechnology, chemistry, animism, film and performance across four themes correlating to integral elements of life: Food, Work, Sex and...
8/29/18 to 10/28/18

Jersey Boys

Cameron MacDonald, Bernard Angel, Thomas McGuane and Glaston Toft in "Jersey Boys", Photo: Brian Geach.

The blockbuster musical “Jersey Boys” returns to Sydney. It tells the true-life story of four guys from the wrong side of the tracks, the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, one of the most successful bands in pop music history. The band sold more than 175 million records and...
9/1/18 to 11/25/18

Bohemian Harbour

"Henri’s armchair", Brett Whiteley, 1974-75. Art Gallery of NSW. Courtesy of Elizabeth M. Evatt and Leura Toy & Railway Museum © Wendy Whiteley.

Lavender Bay’s gorgeous harbour views have allured artists for generations, and in the 70s and 80s the Bay became an erupting scene of bohemia counterculture. The "Bohemian Harbour" exhibition showcases the works of those artists. Works from Brett Whiteley, Conrad Martens and Margaret Olley...
9/5/18 to 11/4/18

Pop-up Globe

(Courtesy Pop-up Globe Theatre)

Experience Shakespeare as it was intended at the Pop-up Globe Theatre at the Entertainment Quarter. The Pop-up Globe theatre will feature all the spectacular theatrical trickery of the Jacobean era, including riotous comedy, gruesome battles, litres of fake blood, hand-forged armoury and more than...
9/22/18 to 10/27/18

Oktoberfest

(Courtesy Oktoberfest)

Munich Brauhaus, The Bavarian and The Bavarian Beerhaüs are the place to be this Oktoberfest. Costumed performers and larger-than-life entertainers will parade the streets, filling Sydney with the sounds of song, dance, and yodel. Five famous Oktoberfest biers will also be available, all imported...
10/1/18 to 2/1/19

Plants with Bite at The Calyx

Dionaea muscipula with march fly prey DroseraceaePlants with Bite by Greg Bourke.

In planning for over 18 months is the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney’s latest exhibition at The Calyx, Plants with Bite. It will feature the beautiful but deadly carnivorous plants of the world including the snapping “Venus Fly Trap”, “Pitcher Plants” waiting to drown their prey and the dainty Drosera...
10/3/18 to 12/9/18

A Midnight Visit

(Courtesy A Midnight Visit)

Lose yourself in a theatrical dreamworld inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. The stage is an abandoned warehouse converted into a 30-room interactive theatre experience. Part choose-your-own-adventure, part film set, part playground and all absorbing, no two visits are the same. You’ll see...
10/13/18 to 11/10/18

"Desert Legend—Tommy Watson" at Kate Owen Gallery

“My Country”, Tommy Watson, 91 x 122cm, courtesy Kate Owen Gallery.

“Desert Legend—Tommy Watson” is a celebration of life and tjukurrpa (dreaming). This curation of masterpieces and museum quality works, includes many previously unexhibited works, showcasing the soaring talent of this recently deceased desert master. Never before have so many of Watson’s major,...