Three of Sydney’s premiere cultural institutions – the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) – present a biennial survey of the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art.
THE NATIONAL: NEW AUSTRALIAN ART 2017 The Unsettling – Atlanta Eke and Ghenoa Gela The Unsettling is a cross-disciplinary and…
CARRIAGEWORKS PRESENTS THE NATIONAL 2017: NEW AUSTRALIAN ART Free Guided Tours – Saturdays 11am Explore highlights, artist stories and the…
THE NATIONAL: NEW AUSTRALIAN ART 2017 All I have are dreams of you – Claudia Nicholson Claudia Nicholson has created…
CARRIAGEWORKS AND FORCE MAJEURE PRESENT FORCE MAJEURE MASTERCLASS DANIELLE MICICH An introduction to the devising process with Artistic Director Danielle…
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.
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.
William Yang leads a weekend masterclass on performative storytelling with pictures.
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.
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.
Sydney Chamber Opera’s 2017 Masterclass focuses on the rehearsal and presentation of contemporary music using the company’s world-class musicians and singers.
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.
Australia’s most prestigious platform for Pacific fashion, Pacific Runway returns to Carriageworks in 2017 presenting over 20 designers from across the Pacific.
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.
CARRIAGEWORKS AND NEW MUSIC NETWORK PRESENT PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS ADDRESS Musician, producer, advocate, philanthropist and corporate leader, Dr Kim Williams AM…
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.
Bangarra’s Artistic Director Stephen Page directs a triple bill bringing together choreographers Djakapurra Munyarryun, Elma Kris, Nicola Sabatino and Kaine Sultan-Babij.
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.
The Carriageworks Farmers Market hosts over 70 regular stallholders & features fresh, seasonal produce, organic, & biodynamic foods from NSW producers.
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.
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.
Solid Ground is a major new partnership between Carriageworks and Blacktown Arts Centre. It provides arts, education and training outcomes for Aboriginal young people from the Redfern and Blacktown areas. Solid Ground creates opportunities for young Aboriginal people to work across contemporary theatre, dance, visual arts and music, gaining professional industry experience combined with skills based training.
Engage with the resident companies of Carriageworks to gain insight into their work and artistic practice.
A major partnership and strategy between Carriageworks and Blacktown Arts Centre, Solid Ground seeks to engage young Indigenous Australians living in the Blacktown and Redfern areas in a comprehensive program of individually devised education programs and on the job training.
Cope St Collective are Alexandria Park Community School’s 2017 Artists in Residence. Cope St Collective include Bjorn Stewart, Colin Kinchela, Kate Beckett, Kodie Bedford and Mathew Cooper and together they pay tribute to a long tradition of Indigenous theatre.