Culture Guide: 9-15 December

December 10th 2019
Monday 9 December

Liverpool Sculpture Walk

Works from one of Sydney’s most popular art events, Sculpture by the Sea, are coming to Sydney’s South West, with a selection of eight sculptures to be installed along the Georges River in the inaugural Liverpool Sculpture Walk.

WHAT: Public Art
WHEN: Monday 9 December, all day
WHERE: Casula Powerhouse to Casula Parklands
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

By the Stars, Wind & Ocean Currents

By the Stars, Wind & Ocean Currents garners the notion of reciprocity inherent in the term ‘exchange’ or trade between the monsoon coast of northern Australia and the Indonesian archipelago. This is the first in a series of exhibitions by contemporary artist networks in the region to be held during 2020 that present a counter-history to the ‘discovered by Captain Cook’ story.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 9 December, 11am-6pm
WHERE: The Cross Art Projects
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Tuesday 10 December

Designing Bright Futures

Designing Bright Futures 2019 presents exciting new work by emerging design practitioners from UNSW Art & Design. These new designers consider social and environmental impacts and speak to their vision of what it means to be a designer today.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Tuesday 10 December, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Australian Design Centre
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Tuesday Drawing Club

Come and practice life drawing in an informal setting with fellow art lovers in the beautiful Peach Black Gallery. Each week we have a live model, and cost includes a glass of wine and drawing materials and board (if you don’t have any)

WHAT: Life Drawing
WHEN: Tuesday 10 December, 6-8pm
WHERE: Peach Black Gallery
HOW MUCH: $15-$20, get tickets here

Wednesday 11 December

Art After Hours: Yokai Origami Workshop + Kentaro Yoshida

Inspired by #JapanSupernatural, test your folding skills in a yōkai origami workshop with Midori Furze Artist. Plus catch artist Kentaro Yoshida in conversation with Yumi Stynes about his giant playful murals currently adorning the entrance court walls.

WHAT: Workshop and Artist Talk
WHEN: Wednesday 11 December, 5-10pm
WHERE: Art Gallery of New South Wales
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Climate Emergency Rally

The climate emergency has arrived in NSW, with unprecedented fires raging across the state. Now millions in Sydney and surrounding regions are choking on toxic clouds of smoke, ash and dust, rated as hazardous by the NSW Health Department, and set to poison us for months ahead as conditions worsen.

WHAT: Protest
WHEN: Wednesday 11 December, 5:30-9pm
WHERE: Sydney Town Hall
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Thursday 12 December

Chapter One Exhibition

Nurturing the careers of young women in photography, Sam I Am’s mentorship program, Chapter One, is excited to present the work of its eight protégé photographers at a special exhibition.
WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 12 December, 6-8pm
WHERE: Pix On Location
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Camera Basics

Just bought a camera? Congratulations!

Come in for a free Camera Basics class. Our knowledgeable Ted’s Academy trainers will show you how to set up your camera and get you shooting beautiful pictures fast!

WHAT: Lesson
WHEN: Thursday 12 December, 6-7pm
WHERE: Ted’s World of Imaging
HOW MUCH: Not advertised, more details here

Friday 13 December

Fire and/or LED Jam

Join us at Camperdown Park near the restrooms for a fun-filled night of fire (or LEDs), friends, and fabulous music!

WHAT: Fire Jam
WHEN: Friday 13 December, 7:30-11:30pm
WHERE: Camperdown Park
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

The Brutalist Pop-Up

This concept is coming to life after years of experimenting in Barcelona, Berlin and Sydney, now we bring you The Brutalist. A creative multidimensional e-commerce platform focused on brutalist and modernist jewellery, accessories, art, music and culture!

WHAT: Market
WHEN: Friday 13 December, 5-9:30pm
WHERE: 498 King St, Newtown
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Saturday 14 December

COYster Object Sale

If you’re looking for unique handcrafted gift search no further!

I will be hosting a *once in a blue moon* sale of ceramic objects & things I’ve made over the year; vases, vessels, cups, bowls, sculpture etc.

WHAT: Sale
WHEN: Saturday 14 December, 10am-4pm
WHERE: 102 Victoria Road, Marrickville
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sewing Session for Injured Bushfire Animals

I am hosting a 2 day event at my work space to host up to 100 helpers that can sew pouches for the injured animals in the bushfires. Can you sew.. have a machine? Then please join! If not can you cut fabric, make tea, bring cake or assist in anyway.. we need you!

WHAT: Crafts
WHEN: Saturday 14 December, 10am-6pm
WHERE: 148 McEvoy St, Alexandria
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sunday 15 December

Craft Day

Extinction Rebellion Sydney is hosting their last arty-farty Craft Day for the year at the Gaelic Club. Come on down and get involved in a variety of crafterlicious activities with your fellow Rebels!

WHAT: Craft Day
WHEN: Sunday 15 December, 10:30am-4:30pm
WHERE: The Gaelic Club
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

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