Culture Guide: 9-15 September

September 8th 2019
Monday 9 September

Next Big Thing

Next Big Thing features the work of nine Sydney based artists working in various mediums such as painting, ceramics and printmaking.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 9 September, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Gaffa Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sydney Ideas: Room For Improvement

Improving our cities and housing conditions can increase our quality of life, prevent disease, and help mitigate climate change. What does this look like in practice, and how might we get to this place?

WHAT: Talk
WHEN: Monday 9 September, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: The University of Sydney
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Tuesday 10 September

Issue 39: Oceans Launch Party

Runway Journal is thrilled to be launching Issue #39 OCEANS, guest edited by Athena Thebus, on our brand new digital platform. This issue presents a variety of works that respond uniquely to the breadth and depth of the ocean as a site of inspiration.

WHAT: Magazine Launch
WHEN: Tuesday 10 September, 6-9pm
WHERE: Mothership Studios
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

CityTalks: Making Art Public - 50 Years of Kaldor Projects

Explore the extraordinary work of John Kaldor at this CityTalks event. For 50 years, Kaldor Public Art Projects has created groundbreaking projects with international artists, changing the landscape of contemporary art in Australia with projects that resonate around the world.

WHAT: Talk
WHEN: Tuesday 10 September, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: Centennial Hall
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Wednesday 11 September

Origin (0,0,0)

Origin (0,0,0) brings together two projects: Ganglands – Alvin Zhong (3D, PRINT) and Sovereign Monuments – Patrick Younis (3D, PRINT, Augmented Reality)

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 11 September, 6-9pm
WHERE: Goodspace Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

THEN Opening Week

Please join us for the opening week of our 10th anniversary exhibition THEN.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Wednesday 11 September, 10am-5pm
WHERE: White Rabbit Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Thursday 12 September

Sydney Contemporary

Sydney Contemporary, held in partnership with Deutsche Bank, is back in 2019 with over 90 galleries from our region and beyond showcasing diverse works from more than 450 artists. The 2019 gallery list includes some of the most exciting names in contemporary art today and welcomes 16 new galleries to the Fair.

WHAT: Art Fair
WHEN: Thursday 12 September, 12-9pm
WHERE: Carriageworks
HOW MUCH: $10-$160, get tickets here

Twenty Photorealistic Paintings of Zooey Deschanel

Recent and experimental work.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Thursday 12 September, 6-8pm
WHERE: Goodspace Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Friday 13 September

Emerging Critics Award

Kudos Gallery and Arc at UNSW Art & Design invites writers and critics currently studying at UNSW to submit applications for the Emerging Critics Award 2019, sponsored by the UNSW Art & Design Student Council.

WHAT: Award Show
WHEN: Friday 12 September, 1-11pm
WHERE: UNSW Art & Design
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

EDGE Ashfield

A celebration of everything lunar for the Moon Festival which marks the end of the autumn harvest. Manifest the energy of the moon through art, stories, music and dance.

WHAT: Festival
WHEN: Friday 13 September, 5pm
WHERE: Ashfield
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Saturday 14 September

AIRspace Projects: September Exhibitions

Three new exhibitions at AIRspace

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Saturday 14 September, 11am-5pm
WHERE: AIRspace Projects
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Alicia Frankovich: The Work

Alicia Frankovich takes over the Gallery’s entrance court with a large-scale choreography piece ‘The work’, as part of our new exhibition ‘Making art public: 50 years of Kaldor Public Art Projects’.

WHAT: Art Performance
WHEN: Saturday 14 September, 1-2pm
WHERE: Art Gallery of New South Wales
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sunday 15 September

September at Firstdraft

Three new exhibitions at Firstdraft

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Sunday 15 September, 10am-5:30pm
WHERE: Firstdraft
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Classical Sundays at the Studio

Music recitals at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

A limited season of performances that will inspire and delight in the intimate atmosphere of the Brett Whiteley Studio.

WHAT: Music Recital
WHEN: Sunday 15 September, 2-3pm
WHERE: Brett Whiteley Studio
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

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