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

Cheat sheet: 5 things you should know before you visit Anri Sala’s symphonic sculpture

Cheat sheet: 5 things you should know before you visit Anri Sala’s symphonic sculpture

If you’ve ever encountered an artwork and left feeling a little perplexed, you’re not alone. This is why we’ve created a ‘cheat sheet’ to prepare you for the world premiere …

8 contemporary photographers you need to know

8 contemporary photographers you need to know

These artists fix their lens on distinctive subject matter to explore the remarkable in the everyday. See something you like? All works are available to buy with Art Money. You …

New artworks for our libraries: creating a new world and mapping a neighbourhood

New artworks for our libraries: creating a new world and mapping a neighbourhood

Two new temporary artworks in our public libraries

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