Cultural and creative life

Events and festivals in Sydney

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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

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

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

Junior photographers, show us your world

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

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.

Welcome to our libraries

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

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.

Sydney personalities show off their favourite spots in the city centre

Discover hidden gems and forgotten favourites alongside local business owners including the owners of Hello Auntie and Frankie's Pizza.

Q&A: Sydney Lunar Festival 2021 artist Chrissy Lau

The award-winning creative shares her inspiration and hopes for the festival in a pandemic.

Walk the Lunar Lanterns your own way

From Circular Quay to Haymarket, discover the artists behind the lanterns and learn more about the 12 zodiac signs.

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