Events In Sydney

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...
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...
12/15/18 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...
1/8/19 to 5/19/19

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", Original Broadway cast 2017 (©Joan Marcus)

Don't miss the Australian premiere of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. Hear songs from the songs from the original film including “Pure Imagination”, “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket” alongside a brand new score. Experience the wonders of Willy Wonka like never before...
3/1/19 to 6/10/19

Janet Laurence: After Nature

"Janet Laurence: After Nature", Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney

With a career spanning more than 30 years, Janet Laurence is one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. Her work often explores the interconnection of living things and addresses environmental challenges using a wide array of materials. “After Nature” features many of Janetʼs important works...
3/29/19 to 6/23/19

The National 2019: New Australian Art


What's better than going to an exhibition at a Sydney art gallery? This month, you can see one momentous exhibition at three galleries. “The National 2019: New Australian Artˮ is an ambitious partnership between the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art...
4/1/19 to 4/30/19

Garden Art Month

Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Located close to the CBD and the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney (RBGS) is a peaceful haven. As a real bonus, RBGS is running a month-long garden art event, where visitors can check out an array of exhibitions, workshops, walks and a special children’s program. Donʼt miss the...
4/1/19 to 6/10/19

Star Wars Identities

"Star Wars Identities", Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Discover how you fit into the "Star Wars" universe at "Stars Wars Identities", an interactive adventure at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum.