Creative City Sydney

Creative City Sydney

A vibrant and creative city

Last year we invested more than $34 million in our cultural life. 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.

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Our vision for Sydney

We recognise we have an unmatched opportunity to reimagine Sydney’s natural and built environment and support programs and individuals who will ensure our city remains internationally competitive for generations to come. In fact, this is 1 of the 10 directions in our long-term strategic plan for the city, Sustainable Sydney 2030.

Our commitment to the cultural and creative life of the city ensures these values are tangibly and imaginatively integrated into the way we live – 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.

Learn more about the work we are doing, by reading our Cultural Policy, Public Art Strategy and Policy, Open Sydney: Strategy and Action Plan 2013-2030 and our plan to revitalise one of Sydney’s principal boulevards, George Street.

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Sydney Theatre Company helps kids learn by acting out

Sydney Theatre Company helps kids learn by acting out

11 November 2014

Sydney Theatre Company, in partnership with the University of Sydney Faculty of Education and Social Work, has developed a unique program that helps primary school teachers to use drama to …

Numskull’s biggest wall yet

Numskull’s biggest wall yet

11 November 2014

Veteran street artist Numskull has just painted his biggest wall to date. His mural Here, Now created as part of Art & About Sydney, reminds the hurried crowds of Pitt …

The transformation of Sydney’s city centre

The transformation of Sydney’s city centre

11 November 2014

At last month’s City Conversation, Graham Jahn AM, Director of City Planning, Development and Transport delivered an astute and rousing vision for Sydney. In case you missed it, you can …

Last updated: Monday, 13 October 2014