Carriageworks is the largest multi-arts centre in Australia. We support artists and producers to develop and present major new works in performance, visual arts and related artforms. Reflecting the diverse communities of urban Sydney, our artist-led program is ambitious, radical and always inclusive.
As per current NSW Health orders, Carriageworks is closed to the public until Fri 1 Oct. The Carriageworks Farmers Market will be open Saturday from 8am – 1pm as a shop-and-go service for those within the 5km radius. It will be operating in line with current guidelines with one person per four square metre capacity.
Carriageworks is a registered COVID-Safe business. To ensure the wellbeing of our visitors, we are following strict guidelines set by NSW State Government and Live Performance Australia. Help us keep everyone safe by reading our COVID-Safe Plan before your next visit.
Carriageworks was built between 1880 and 1889 as part of the Eveleigh Railway Workshops. By the 1900s several thousand people worked here, building and maintaining locomotive engines and carriages for the expanding rail network. Those workers shaped the development of our city for over 100 years.
The Carriageworks site was one of the first places to employ Aboriginal people on an equal basis. It is also the place where generations of new migrants were first employed. In 1917, it was within these walls that the Great Strike started, which saw thousands of workers march on NSW Parliament and, through sheer power in numbers, shut it down.
In 2007, the site was redeveloped as a cultural precinct. Today, Carriageworks is the most significant multi-arts centre in Australia.
Cass O’Connor (Chair)
Geoff Ainsworth AM
Eleni Watts (Observer)
Chief Executive Officer Blair French
Executive Assistant Chantel Bann
Director, Programs Daniel Mudie Cunningham
Director, Partnerships & Communication Enid Charlton
Director, Events & Production Kri Leitner
Director, Commercial Andrew Demetriou
Aarna Fitzgerald Hanley
Program Coordinator, Solid Ground
Education Officer, Solid Ground
Program Assistant, First Nations Programs
Music Curator, Vivid Sydney 2021
Head of Marketing
Ticketing and Customer Relations Coordinator
Visitor Services Officer
Commercial Account Manager
Commercial Account Coordinator
Jackson Morphett Field
Farmers Markets Creative Director
Producer, Food Events
Assistant Producer, Food Events
Finance and Administrative Manager
Finance and Administrative Assistant
Head of Operations
Building Facilities Manager
Building Facilities Assistant