Gallery & Museums

Re-opening Of The Maritime Museum

Under Southern Skies is one of four exhibitions that will feature at The Australian National Maritime Museum for it’s grand re-opening on June 22nd. Kevin Sumption, CEO and Director explained, “All four exhibitions are part of the museum’s Encounters 2020 program to mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s 1770 voyage ‘from the ship’ and ‘from […]

Carriageworks Revival Plan Revealed

The Berejiklian government will soon reveal the fate of Sydney’s much loved arts centre, Carriageworks. The Packer family has pledged $240,000 to Carriageworks’ multi-million dollar revival plan, joining other high profile philanthropists, as new documents reveal the organisation’s over budgeting of key projects in the lead up to its collapse. The COVID-19 restrictions also contributed […]

Virtual Train Travel

COVID-19 has stopped travel. People have been reduced to setting up tents in their own backyards, and travel agencies have been forced to change their refund policies. All travel plans have been officially post phoned. Even Scott Morrison has stayed put in Australia. Virtual travel is all we have left, and virtual train trips have […]

Art Gallery Of New South Wales Announces Reopening

Amidst the loosened restrictions in NSW, the Art Gallery of New South Wales(AGNSW) is planning a reopening on June 1. AGNSW will reopen in the Domain, and the Brett Whitely Studio in Surry Hills. They have implemented measures to ensure the health and safety of all staff and visitors. These include limiting visitor numbers, timed […]

What’s Next For Carriageworks?

Major Sydney arts venue, Carriageworks, announced last Monday it would enter into voluntary administration due to “irreparable loss of income”. This comes after the cancellation or postponement of big ticket events including the Sydney Writers’ Festival and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week from which Carriageworks derives three quarters of their income. Government arts body Create NSW provides […]

Carriageworks Goes Into Administration

One of the City's foremost cultural precincts has become the biggest casualty to date in the wake of social distancing measures. Late on Monday the institution was handed over to KPMG and Philip Quinlan to undertake the administration and restructuring process. This moves comes after the group was forced to layoff a majority of their […]

Casula Powerhouse Goes Digital

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) have begun rolling out their interactive online programs, workshops and exhibitions for the community during this lonely self isolation period. CPAC director, Craig Donarski says the introduction of the new “digital realm of the art centre with its launch of the new 360 walk-through of exhibitions and many more over […]

Together In Art

With social distancing in full effect and the city largely locked down at home we're all missing out some great art and cultural experience. Thankfully, The Art Gallery Of New South Wales (AGNSW) have an interesting new online option. Together In Art is a new online social project providing meaningful encounters with art through an […]

Martin Smith – Bondi Dreams

Bondi Dreams is a photographic exhibition compiled by Martin Smith, a Bondi beach enthusiast from way, way back. Smith, has been taking photos of Bondi for 70 years to be exact and, his exhibition is a labour of love that documents his solo promenades along Sydney’s most famous beach. Also included will be photos of […]

Barbara Licha – In Progress

Walk into the Up Space Gallery in Marrickville, and you will find yourself surrounded by floating figures, architectural cages, and strangely graceful urban visions that occupy the space between isolation and ecstasy. All of it constructed out of wire. Polish-Australian artist Barbara Licha says her past work involved painting and graphic approaches to drawing that involved […]