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Band Together through conversation and music this Refugee Week Cultural and creative life

Band Together through conversation and music this Refugee Week

Listen to stories of settlement in Australia, surviving detention and a live music collaboration with legendary rockers at Sydney Town Hall on 23 June.

Donated photographs give a unique view of Sydney in the 1930s and 40s Cultural and creative life

Donated photographs give a unique view of Sydney in the 1930s and 40s

A collection of photographs by prolific amateur photographer Percy James Bryant has been added to our archives

“I want people to feel visible”: 8 artists discuss seeing their work on a construction site Cultural and creative life

“I want people to feel visible”: 8 artists discuss seeing their work on a construction site

Learn the stories behind the artworks on Sydney’s inner city hoardings.

Professional and amateur photographers: show us your take on Australian Life Cultural and creative life

Professional and amateur photographers: show us your take on Australian Life

Entries for the nation-wide photography competition with a $10,000 grand prize are now open.

Junior photographers, show us your world Cultural and creative life

Junior photographers, show us your world

We invite budding photographers aged 3 to 12 to enter the Little Sydney Lives photography competition.

In pictures: Easter in Sydney over the years Our history and heritage

In pictures: Easter in Sydney over the years

Photos from the City of Sydney archives show how our city celebrated in time gone by.

See your artwork wrapped around a building above a busy city centre intersection Support for arts and culture

See your artwork wrapped around a building above a busy city centre intersection

We’re looking for a strong image inspired by a greener city, to wrap around the scaffolding on an iconic building.

Welcome to our libraries Cultural and creative life

Welcome to our libraries

Hear from our library team about services available in our branches and online.

Bring your idea to life with our grants and sponsorships Support for arts and culture

Bring your idea to life with our grants and sponsorships

We support projects that build the social, cultural, environmental and economic life of our city.

Love Sydney: a celebration of our city at the 2021 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade Cultural and creative life

Love Sydney: a celebration of our city at the 2021 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade

Our 2021 float was a call to action to come back to the city we love. See it in all its sparkling glory.

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