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CARRIAGEWORKS AND FELIX MEDIA PRESENT CORAL REKINDLING VENUS Lynette Wallworth is at that frontier cracking open the fulldome as a…

2 - 5 MAR 2017

CARRIAGEWORKS AND URBANGROWTH NSW PRESENT 2017 ARTIST STUDIO CALLOUT Applications are now open for subsidised 12 month studio space at…

2017

Collapsing the space between the epic and the everyday and divining the mythic in the mundane, Lady Eats Apple is a cosmic waltz from the Garden of Eden to a medieval snowstorm to the urban jungle we live in.

16 – 18 MAR 2017
$35

MDLSX MOTUS

16 – 18 MAR 2017
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MDLSX is a confronting, empowering hymn to androgyny. Platinum-maned punk god/dess Silvia Calderoni uses her family’s home videos to blur fiction with her own life story.

16 – 18 MAR 2017
$35

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.

30 MAR - 25 JUN 2017
FREE

Sharon Louden, renowned artist, educator and editor of The Artist as Culture Producer leads a conversation with Hrag Vartanian, Editor-in-Chief and Cofounder of Hyperallergic on how to sustain a creative life.

19 APR 2017
FREE

Working collaboratively with several musicians from a variety of musical and cultural backgrounds based in south-west Sydney, Toby Martin launches Songs From Northam Ave.

29 APR 2017
$15

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is the world’s first destination for Resort Collections in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on providing Australian designers a stage to connect with a global audience of buyers, press and consumers.

14 - 20 MAY 2017

SEMI PERMANENT

25 – 27 MAY 2017
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Design for Change is the 2017 theme for Semi Permanent, the global creative and design thinking platform that inspires and enables creative minds.

25 – 27 MAY 2017

Felix Media and AFTRS present a one-day workshop and masterclass MUSIC AND THE MOVING IMAGE, to consider the many ways in which music and image are intertwined.

16 JUN 2017
$200

OPEN FRAME: ROOM40

29 – 30 JUN 2017
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CARRIAGEWORKS PRESENTS OPEN FRAME: ROOM40 Australia’s post-everything imprint Room40 presents the highly acclaimed Open Frame featuring Xiu Xiu, Elysia Crampton,…

29 – 30 JUN 2017
$35

To celebrate NAIDOC Week, a line up of the stars of the Young, Black and Deadly Program and Dharambul and Tongan singer Mi-Kaisha Masella continue the Klub Koori tradition at Carriageworks.

6 JUL 2017
$15

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

MASTERCLASS SERIES CAAP

19 – 20 AUG 2017

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

19 – 20 AUG 2017

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

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

Carriageworks seasonal Night Markets bring together over 50 stallholders from across Sydney and regional NSW showcasing the very best chefs and producers. Curated by Creative Director, Carriageworks Farmers Markets, Mike McEnearney.

2017
FREE

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY

7 – 10 SEP 2017

Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s premier international art Fair, returns with the country’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries.

7 – 10 SEP 2017

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

With your fellow film makers, create your very own paranormal found footage documentary under the guidance of a NIDA expert.

2017
$450

Australian Theatre for Young People specialises in integrating professional theatre practice with supportive youth theatre process.

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

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.

2017

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

Award-winning Farmers’ Market home to over seventy stallholders, features seasonal fresh produce including organic, bio-dynamic foods from farmers and producers from across NSW. Kylie Kwong is Carriageworks’ 2015 Ambassador.

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.

2017

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.

2017

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.

2017