Sydney Olympic Park events

  1. The Intuitive Thread

    Thursday 18 October 2018 to Saturday 27 October 2018 , Chippendale

    The Intuitive Thread introduces four textile artists from across Japan who are re-interpreting traditional methods and exploring new forms of expression. These artists remain grounded in slow, disciplined age-old processes, while at the sam…

    18 Oct - 27 Oct
  2. National Art - Part One

    Thursday 18 October 2018 to Saturday 27 October 2018 , Darlinghurst

    National Art - Part One presents both major and formative works of alumni of the National Art School. 50 artists, showing 150 works, spanning seven decades of influence in Australian art. All the works in the exhibition have generously been…

    18 Oct - 27 Oct
  3. Museum Of Magic

    Thursday 18 October 2018 to Wednesday 14 August 2019 , Darlinghurst

    Spoil yourself with a secret affair. The history of magic as an art form has been shrouded in mystery in order to protect its secrets, often being handed down verbally from magician to magician, but in this secret museum of Sydney, this hi…

    18 Oct - 14 Aug
  4. Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art

    Thursday 18 October 2018 to Sunday 28 October 2018 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Experience the extraordinary at Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art in October. Across ten days their award-winning festival will dazzle and delight with an inspiring program of innovative new work by acclaimed Australian and Asia Pacif…

    18 Oct - 28 Oct
  5. Dobell Drawing Prize

    Thursday 18 October 2018 to Saturday 27 October 2018 , Darlinghurst

    The National Art School presents an unparalleled celebration of drawing in Australia. This acquisitive award and major exhibition explores the enduring importance of drawing within contemporary art practice.…

    18 Oct - 27 Oct
  6. Whales | Tohorā

    Saturday 20 October 2018 to Sunday 28 April 2019 , Darlinghurst

    Come face-to-face with the world’s largest animals Dive into the immersive Whales | Tohorā exhibition that brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum. Presenting the latest cetacean research from the internatio…

    20 Oct - 28 Apr
  7. Museum of Magic Dusk Tour

    Wednesday 24 October 2018 to Wednesday 07 November 2018 , Darlinghurst

    Tucked away in Darlinghurst and just minutes from Sydney City and behind the Australian Museum, the Australian Museum of Magical Arts is a museum that stores and exhibits historical, artistic and cultural artefacts of the art of magic. Hid…

    24 Oct - 07 Nov
  8. The Fate of Things: Memory Objects and Art

    Friday 02 November 2018 to Thursday 28 February 2019 , Darlinghurst

    A person’s memories are comprised of recollections of their own experiences, and those that they have inherited through photographs, home videos and family storytelling. First-hand memories of traumatic experiences are passed down not onl…

    02 Nov - 28 Feb
  9. Doug Moran National Portrait Prize Exhibition

    Friday 02 November 2018 to Sunday 16 December 2018 , Paddington

    The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize was established in 1988 to celebrate Australia’s bi-centenary. Since then it has grown to become one of this country’s most prestigious art prizes with the largest prize money of any art competition in…

    02 Nov - 16 Dec
  10. National Art School Postgraduate Exhibition

    Thursday 08 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018 , Darlinghurst

    The National Art School Postgraduate Exhibition offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the very best of emerging contemporary art. Master of Fine Art students will exhibit work of exceptional quality, imagination and technical s…

    08 Nov - 18 Nov
  11. Philas Stamp Auction

    Saturday 10 November 2018 , Surry Hills

    The Philatelic Association of NSW, Inc. (Philas) was established in 1971, and is a non-profit, multicultural association representing over 50 affiliated stamp clubs and societies in New South Wales (NSW). The Philas Stamp Auctions, are the…

    10 Nov
  12. UNSW Art and Design Annual exhibition

    Thursday 29 November 2018 to Sunday 09 December 2018 , Paddington

    UNSW Art and Design’s Annual is Australia’s largest and most diverse national showcase of graduate contemporary art, design and creative media work. Encompassing multi-site exhibitions and screenings, the A and D Annual features an unmatch…

    29 Nov - 09 Dec
  13. National Art School Graduate Exhibition

    Thursday 14 March 2019 , Darlinghurst

    Discover the very best emerging talent from students completing the Bachelor of Fine Art. The exhibition showcases cutting edge contemporary artworks from students working across ceramics, drawing, painting, photomedia, printmaking and scul…

    14 Mar
  14. The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art

    Thursday 14 March 2019 to Sunday 17 March 2019 , Redfern And Waterloo

    100 of the very best emerging artists will be exhibiting at Eveleigh's Australian Technology Park for The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art. Meet and buy art direct from the artists whilst enjoying their dynamic and varied fair progr…

    14 Mar - 17 Mar
  15. Head On Photo Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: May 2019 , Paddington

    The Head On Photo Festival and Head On Awards (Portrait, Landscape, Mobile and Student photographic prizes) will be based at Paddington this year. Head On Foundation (established 2008) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting t…

    05 May - 20 May
  16. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weekend Edition

    Event dates to be confirmed: May 2019 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Sit where they sat and see Australia’s best and brightest designers on the runway exclusively at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weekend Edition. Delve into the unseen, mingle with models, witness the buzz of backstage and see a runway show in the m…

    18 May - 19 May
  17. 9 to Thrive

    Friday 09 August 2019 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Presented by Business Chicks, Australia’s largest and most influential network for women, 9 to Thrive is not your average (yawn-inducing) expo. It’s a fully immersive two-day experience filled with great exhibitors, world-class speakers, th…

    09 Aug