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

Discover Sydney’s architecture with new self-guided tour

Discover Sydney’s architecture with new self-guided tour

Delving deep into the stories behind Sydney’s most beautiful post-war architecture has never been easier. We’ve just added a new walk to our Culture Walks app – so bring your …

New public artwork brings Surry Hills voices to life

New public artwork brings Surry Hills voices to life

Taking inspiration from the moveable lettering often used by churches and art deco cinemas, artist Astra Howard has created a public artwork that reflects changing community ideas in Surry Hills. The words …

Opportunity for artists: Your work on city hoardings

Opportunity for artists: Your work on city hoardings

There’s plenty of construction work around the city. To help keep our streets vibrant and promote local creativity, we are looking for artworks to grace hoardings across the city. Hoardings …

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