Creative City Sydney

A vibrant and creative city

We invest $36.5 million in Sydney's cultural life each year. This includes producing free major public events like Sydney New Years’ Eve and Art & About Sydney, sponsoring major festivals like Sydney Festival and the Biennale of Sydney, commissioning new public art works and providing practical support and funding for our creative communities.

Our commitment to the cultural and creative life of the city is not only in galleries, stages, and museums, but in the informal and often unplanned ways our daily lives are enriched by the work of artists.

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From the Creative City Sydney blog

Things to do this Chinese New Year Festival

Things to do this Chinese New Year Festival

The 20th Sydney Chinese New Year Festival is more than delicious food, Lion Dancers and dragon boat races. We’ve picked out just a few of the fascinating art events around …

Up close and personal with Sydney Festival’s directors

Up close and personal with Sydney Festival’s directors

As Sydney Festival’s 40th anniversary draws to a close, we get inside the heads of its past artistic directors. Listen to the story of the festival’s beginnings, find out about …

Art Money after 6 months

Art Money after 6 months

It’s been six months since 10 Group launched Art Money, an interest-free loan scheme to help you buy local art. Backed with seed funding by the City of Sydney as …

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