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Community Billboard 13 – 20 May 2021

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected

The Creative Hub Festival

This May, Pier One Sydney Harbour is partnering with Goldberg Aberline Studio for Australia’s most intimate creativity festival, The Creative Hub.

An amazing lineup of Sydney’s most iconic creatives and innovators help Sydneysiders “rediscover Sydney” by offering a series of hands-on workshops, Masterclasses and panel conversations with some of Australia's most influential creatives at the Pier.

The Creative Hub will be held in the Bridge Marquee, which will be transformed into The Art Bar, a fabulous, creative, experiment of temporary architecture by international artists Goldberg Aberline Studio. Overlooking stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, this event space features an amazing GAS inflatable installation, fun furniture and a pop up bar flowing with cocktails and champagne. The Art Bar is also open to the public for anyone who wants to drop in for a social gathering and enjoy the stunning harbourside environment in Walsh Bay’s Cultural Precinct.

Book a ‘Creator Workshop’ and get inspired, grab a drink and watch a ‘Sydney Creative Icons’ panel discussion, or combine with a fantastic hotel accommodation package for a truly unique Sydney experience.

Where: 11 Hickson Rd
Dawes Point

When: Wednesdays and Sundays, all day. Now until Sunday 30 May

Cost: Starting from: $25
To book tickets and for info regarding panel speakers etc, go to to the website

Curated Stories in Light

Bold stories, edgy and vibrant moving-images are transforming Sydney’s secret-nooks, sandstone lane-ways and colonial buildings.

From twilight, experience projections of award-winning contemporary photography, lyrical paintings and slam poetry. Share First Nation’s stories, hear women call for a loving revolution and experience a cinematic portal into the future. Join the adventure, visit three free, new artistic installations and rediscover Sydney’s CBD on a 1 km trail.

1. Contact Trace at Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital, 8 Macquarie St, Sydney

2. Bungaree at Angel Place

3. Love and Revolution at 47 George St, Tallawoladah (The Rocks)

Where: 8 Macquarie St
Sydney

When: Wednesday 19 May to
Sunday 23 May from 5:30pm to 11pm

Cost: Free

For more info on the artworks and artists, visit the website below

Soulful Sounds at World Square

As the months start to get cold, get ready to rug up at World Square and eat delicious food, while enjoying the live music hosted by Harc Entertainment.

4 days a week for 3 months straight from 6 May - 27 August, listen to a series of different bands, duos, trios and solo artists performing different styles of music including 90’s, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Rock, R&B, Funk and more!

Join us in Liverpool Lane every Thursday to Saturday from 11am – 3pm and Sunday from 10am – 2pm.

Where: World Square
644 George Street, Sydney

When: Thursdays, Fridays, 5pm to 9pm
Thursday 13 May to Friday 27 August

Cost: Free

Badu Gili: Wonder Women

The Sydney Opera House's free, nightly First Nations sails lighting returns from Friday 23 April, with a vibrant new projection that celebrates the work and stories of 6 female First Nations artists.

Badu Gili: Wonder Women, curated by Art Gallery of New South Wales Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Coby Edgar, is a creative collaboration between the Opera House and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, to mark the Gallery's 150th anniversary.

The six-minute animation weaves together the work of artists from across Australia: Wadawurrung elder Marlene Gilson; Yankunytjatjara woman Kaylene Whiskey; Luritja woman Sally Mulda; and Western Arrarnta women Judith Inkamala and Marlene Rubuntja and the late Kamilaroi woman Elaine Russell.

The projection will appear hourly on the Opera House’s eastern Bennelong sail each night from sunset, enabled by the NSW Government’s Culture Up Late initiative.

Where: Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
Best viewed from the top of the Monumental Steps

When: Every day, 6pm to 9pm
Now until Friday 22 April 2022

Cost: Free. Book tickets through the website

Culture Up Late at Justice & Police Museum

Explore the Justice & Police Museum during Culture Up Late with extended evening opening hours from 5pm-8pm every Thursday and Friday evening and free entry.

The historic buildings that make up the Justice & Police Museum once hosted infamous criminals like bushranger Captain Moonlite and sly-grog queen Kate Leigh, as Sydney's police and magistrates kept law and order.

Walk the corridor of cells and check out the chilling collection of criminal weapons and hundreds of photos from the forensic archives. Visit can also enjoy the salacious tales told at the Murder in the Museum talk (adults only) and a drink from our speakeasy piano bar.

Sydney Living Museums are joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, a NSW Government initiative aimed at revitalizing Sydney’s cultural life.

Culture Up Late at the Justice & Police Museum will run until the end of June 2021.

Where: Justice & Police Museum
4/8 Phillip Street, Sydney

When: Thursdays, Fridays, 5pm to 8pm
Now until Friday 25 June

Cost: Adult: $7.50
Concession: $6.00
Child: $6.00
Book tickets through the website

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