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1917: THE GREAT STRIKE

15 JUL – 27 AUG 2017

Carriageworks, being part of the former Eveleigh Railways Yards, was a centre for the strike where employees protested against new working conditions imposed during a time of war.

15 JUL – 27 AUG 2017
FREE
Video Junkee at Carriageworks, Sydney

VIDEO JUNKEE 2017

28 - 29 JUL 2017
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VIDEO JUNKEE 2017 The inaugural festival from Australian pop-culture channel Junkee.com features Australian Orange Is The New Black actor Yael…

28 - 29 JUL 2017
Vogue Codes Live Carriageworks

VOGUE CODES: LIVE Be inspired by founders of successful tech start-ups who have revolutionised the industry and hear their real life…

29 Jul 2017
1917: The Great Strike community day at Carriageworks

COMMUNITY DAY When NSW railway and tramway workers from Eveleigh Railway Workshops and Randwick Tramsheds walked off the job on…

5 AUG 2017
FREE

A creative hub where Asian Australian performance makers can teach, learn and create. The Longhouse combines informative and inspiring talks, performances, masterclasses and workshops with the opportunity to network.

10 AUG 2017
Keir Choreographic Awards 2018 Carriageworks

KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD

10 JUL - 11 AUG 2017

CARRIAGEWORKS, DANCEHOUSE AND THE KEIR FOUNDATION PRESENT KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD 2018 The Keir Choreographic Award is a national biennial award…

10 JUL - 11 AUG 2017

Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents a contemporary program curated by chief conductor David Robertson, featuring Gnarly Buttons, a composition for clarinet and small orchestra by the American composer John Adams, Pierre Boulez’s …explosante-fixe… which he wrote in 1971 as a memorial for Igor Stravinsky and a new work by Kate Neal widely acknowledged as leading the new wave of Australian composers.

13 AUG 2017
$35
Clothing Store Workshop Program

MASTERCLASS SERIES CAAP

19 – 20 AUG 2017

William Yang leads a weekend masterclass on performative storytelling with pictures.

19 – 20 AUG 2017
Sydney Tea Festival 2017 at Carriageworks

SYDNEY TEA FESTIVAL The Sydney Tea Festival is Australia’s largest celebration of speciality loose-leaf tea. It features a vibrant market…

SUN 20 AUG

For composer Benjamin Britten, the Roman tale of Lucretia’s tragic violation at the hands of the tyrant Tarquinius became the vessel for an operatic revolution. Sydney Chamber Opera presents this pioneering work to Sydney audiences for the first time this century. Helpmann Award-winning director Kip Williams returns to Sydney Chamber Opera to direct Anna Dowsley in a career-defining title role.

19 – 26 AUG 2017
$35

RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY PRESENTS VIA ALICE Worldwide premiere of a uniquely Australian journey through virtual reality & live performance. KHALIF…

31 AUG - 3 SEP

CARRIAGEWORKS AND ART FAIRS AUSTRALIA PRESENT SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s premier international art fair, returns with the country’s largest…

7 – 10 SEP 2017

MASTERCLASS SERIES MARRUGEKU

16 – 17 SEP 2017

Marrugeku’s co-directors Dalisa Pigram and Rachael Swain, focusing on dramaturgical considerations and processes in devised dance theatre that may include a range of disciplines and/or knowledge systems.

16 – 17 SEP 2017
$150

Sydney Chamber Opera’s 2017 Masterclass focuses on the rehearsal and presentation of contemporary music using the company’s world-class musicians and singers.

16 – 17 SEP 2017
$300

Who dreamed it? features three world premieres showcasing US-based Australian soprano, Jessica Aszodi, including an international co-commission by Lisa Illean, Unsuk Chin’s classic Acrostic-Wordplay and the theatrical trio by Irish composer and performer, Jennifer Walshe, composed especially for Ensemble Offspring.

23 SEP 2017
$35

bird seeks love, fox plays dead, monster becomes machine. birdfoxmonster is a multi-sensorial dining experience created through a new collaboration between Studio A and Erth.

21 - 30 SEP 2017

Sydney Symphony Orchestra, artist in residence Brett Dean curates a program featuring the most thought provoking composers of our time, Erkki Veltheim, James Hullick, Liza Lim and Djuro Zivkovic.

15 OCT 2017
$35

PACIFIC RUNWAY

27 OCT 2017

Australia’s most prestigious platform for Pacific fashion, Pacific Runway returns to Carriageworks in 2017 presenting over 20 designers from across the Pacific.

27 OCT 2017

Performance Space’s much-loved Day for Night returns in 2017 with Australia’s finest queer artists, performers, DJs and musicians in a collision of club culture and contemporary art.

28 OCT 2017
$35

Spanning the frontiers of performance and blending disciplines to bring new experiences to our audiences, Liveworks 2017 features acclaimed Australian and international artists creating fascinating and ambitious contemporary works.

19 – 22 OCT 2017
$35

CARRIAGEWORKS AND NEW MUSIC NETWORK PRESENT PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS ADDRESS Musician, producer, advocate, philanthropist and corporate leader, Dr Kim Williams AM…

9 NOV 2017
FREE

NAISDA

22 – 25 NOV 2017
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NAISDA presents the cultural dances of Moa Island alongside the work of celebrated Indigenous and non-Indigenous contemporary choreographers.

22 – 25 NOV 2017
$35

ROOTSTOCK

25 – 26 NOV 2017

Rootstock Sydney is Australia’s premier festival of naturally-grown and made produce. The event, set over two days, aims to showcase artisan grower-producers of some of Australia’s and the world’s most thrilling wine, beers, spirits and food, set alongside farmers, chefs, sommeliers, artists and those actively focusing on sustainable farming in food and wine production.

25 – 26 NOV 2017

Bangarra’s Artistic Director Stephen Page directs a triple bill bringing together choreographers Djakapurra Munyarryun, Elma Kris, Nicola Sabatino and Kaine Sultan-Babij.

24 NOV – 2 DEC 2017
$55

Carriageworks and Sydney Dance Company present the fourth edition of New Breed, commissioning Australia’s most innovative choreographers to create new works with members of the Sydney Dance Company. New Breed is made possible by The Balnaves Foundation.

30 NOV – 9 DEC 2017
$35

The Carriageworks Farmers Market hosts over 70 regular stallholders & features fresh, seasonal produce, organic, & biodynamic foods from NSW producers.

EVERY SATURDAY
8AM - 1PM

From 1900 to 1980 a phosphate company owned by Australia, New Zealand and Britain mined the island of Banaba in what is now the Republic of Kiribati. The phosphate was manufactured into superphosphate fertiliser and applied to farms across Australia.

17 NOV – 17 DEC 2017
FREE

Enjoy Cornerstone Bar & Food as part of your Carriageworks experience. Cornerstone Bar & Food serves a great selection of delicious share plates and daily specials. Grab a coffee, sample a range of bespoke and classic cocktails or check out an exciting variety of locally crafted beers.

EVERY DAY

Engage with the resident companies of Carriageworks to gain insight into their work and artistic practice.

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