Events In Sydney

10/13/18 to 3/3/19

Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Wassily Kandinsky 'Landscape: Dünaberg near Murnau' 1913 oil on canvas, 88.5 x 100 cm. Signed and dated below left: Kandinsky 1913Inv GE 9098 The State Hermitage Museum, StPetersburg. Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Vladimir Terebenin

Works from Picasso, Monet, Cezanne and more have travelled from the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg to be displayed at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Come and marvel at experimentation and innovation from some of the world’s most influential artists in a journey of dynamism, colour and...
10/19/18 to 3/3/19

David Goldblatt at the MCA

David Goldblatt, “A plot-holder, his wife and their eldest son at lunch, Wheatlands, Randfontein”, 1962, silver gelatin photograph on fibre-based paper. Image courtesy the artist and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg and Cape Town ©the artist.

An exhibition of work by late South African photographer David Goldblatt is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). Goldblatt’s photographic work spans his six-decade career, depicting the rise, fall and legacy of Apartheid in South Africa. Featuring unseen vintage prints, as well as...
10/20/18 to 4/28/19

Whales | Tohorā

Image of a Sperm Whale taken by Brandon Cole (Copyright:Brandon Cole/Te Papa Museum. NZ)

The massive “Whales | Tohorā” exhibition brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum. Be enthralled by one of the most extensive collections of whale skeletons ever displayed, including the 18m skeleton of a Bull Sperm Whale. Get hands-on and touch the vertebra and rib of...
11/16/18 to 6/10/19

STAR WARS™ Identities Exhibition

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“STAR WARS™ Identities” is on at the Powerhouse Museum. It will lead Star Wars fans on a personal Identity Quest, through over 200 original artefacts, costumes, and props from the Lucasfilm archives. Visitors will be invited to explore their own identity and learn about the forces that shape them...
11/24/18 to 3/1/19

Nick Cave: UNTIL

(©Zan Wimberley)

Nick Cave’s new exhibition “UNTIL” addresses race relations, gender politics and America’s gun violence through a series of immersive spaces and experiences. The centrepiece is “Crystal Cloudscape”, a five-tonne sculpture suspended from the ceiling where guests are encouraged to climb ladders to...
11/29/18 to 3/31/19

Moonlight Cinema

(Courtesy Moonlight Cinema)

Moonlight Cinema screens new releases and fan favourites in an open-air cinema at Centennial Park. BYO drinks and snacks or buy from the bar and food truck, and relax under the stars for an unforgettable cinematic experience.
12/8/18 to 7/21/19

Street Photography Exhibition

(Left: Ronald Jones & Dorothy Rootsy, 1940 courtesy of Laura Stedman. Right: Rosalind Ellis 1956, Macquarie Street courtesy of Rosalind 'Ros' Ellis)

The Museum of Sydney is hosting a "Street Photography" exhibition of images from the mid-20th Century. Photographers were a familiar sight on Sydney’s streets, capturing everyday people as they strode by or stopped to pose. Taken against the vibrant background of the city streets, these photographs...
12/11/18 to 6/2/19

On Sharks & Humanity

Photo: Image: LI JIWEI, Don’t Copy II, kinetic work, dimensions variable. Plastic, propylene, stainless steel, dynamo and lighting 2015

On at the Australian National Maritime Museum is “On Sharks & Humanity”, an internationally acclaimed art exhibition with a strong message about environmental protection and sharks. Works from more than 30 artists are united in their need to protect sharks. Artworks include large-scale indoor...
12/11/18 to 4/1/19

Treasures Illuminated

Treasures Illuminated (©Australia Museum)

Experience “Treasures Illuminated”, a stunning audio-visual showcase of objects selected from the Australian Museum’s collection of 21 million scientific specimens and cultural objects. Twice daily at 11am and 2pm visitors can watch the seven-minute production, which uses cutting-edge digital...
12/15/18 to 6/30/19

Akira Isogawa Exhibition

(Credit Powerhouse Museum)

Akira Isogawa has captivated a worldwide fashion audience over his 25-year career. He is renowned for his signature East-West fusion alongside his manipulation of form, fabric and ‘fold’ design elements. The “Akira Isogawa” exhibition will be a celebration of his unique design process, from his...