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School holidays, What to do

Young eyes, big stories: Kids invited to Little Sydney Lives photography contest

Fantastical, botanical, sibling-rivalrous, splashy or routine – the city of Sydney is looking for stirring images that reveal what our young residents find intriguing. Celebrating the unique viewpoint of Sydney’s young people, Little Sydney Lives ends with a large-format gallery displaying the works of 20 junior photographers from 1 August to 25 August. The prizes Entries will be judged in a single category. The grand prize winner and runner up will each receive an OM System E-M10 Mark IV Camera and 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Lens valued at more than $1,200 each. Winners will be announced on the opening night of…

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For Mums, Inspiration

Art Therapy for a Creative Life and Self Care

Art therapy is more than just making art; it’s a journey of self-discovery, healing and connection, embracing the power of creativity for improved mental wellbeing. Art therapy is a potent antidote to anxiety, offering a respite from the incessant worries that plague our minds. Engaging in creative expression lowers cortisol levels while boosting dopamine and endorphins, fostering a sense of calm. The City of Sydney in partnership with The Equanimity Project has created three powerful workshops to begin or continue your journey of self-discovery. Tuesday 26 March: Art Therapy Postcards Tuesday 2 April: Positive Words to Live By Tuesday 9…

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Inspiration

Beauty Runs the Gauntlet, Bondi pavilion

Beauty Runs the Gauntlet’, is a showcase of exceptional female artists residing in the Waverley municipality. Waverley boasts an incredible creative community including many leading contemporary artists. In this exhibition, the artists present their perspectives on the human experience, their place within the world and their relationship to environment, community and culture. Dealing with themes of histories and meaning of place, nature and its great force within us, and femininity in all its expression, they offer their unique insight into the world. Coinciding with International Women’s Day, this exhibition aims to celebrate, elevate, and highlight the creativity, diversity, and achievements…

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Events, Kids, What to do

Free inclusive fun at Redleaf

Woollahra Council is hosting a free, inclusive afternoon of play, art and games with a difference on November 30. The Let’s Get Creative event is designed to lead up to International Day of People with a Disability on December 3, and is timed to coincide with the launch of local disability services provider Inala’s exhibition at the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Whether you or your children have a disability or not, it’ll be a great evening for the whole family, with proceedings kicking off at 4pm with a collage workshop hosted by deaf artist Sue Jo Wright. She’ll run another…

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Moon Park Emporium opens new shop in Bondi, where Timeless Elegance Meets Artful Curation

In a world where trends come and go, Moon Park Emporium located at 151 Curlewis Street, Bondi Beach stands as a beacon of timeless elegance and refined sophistication. This enchanting shop is more than just a place to purchase goods; it is a destination that beckons connoisseurs, designers, and design lovers alike. With a carefully curated selection of handcrafted home textiles, glamorous fashion collections, luxury accessories, and exquisite art objects, Moon Park Emporium embraces the allure of eclectic style and celebrates the beauty of enduring craftsmanship. Unveiling Timeless Collections: At Moon Park Emporium, there is no singular era, style, or…

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Heffron Centre artworks shine a light on local Aboriginal history and tradition

A continuing cultural fishing custom practiced by Aboriginal people in Kamay (Botany Bay) for thousands of years is being celebrated on the walls of a new Randwick Council community sports centre and home for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Maroubra set to open in the coming days. Shimmer is the work of Aboriginal artists Carmen Glynn-Braun and Dennis Golding featuring painted motifs, decals and sculptured bronze. Although differing in medium, the artworks carry the joint title Shimmer and depict local wildlife such as stingrays, barrow hawks and the annual winter mullet run that sustained Aboriginal people for generations. “We titled…

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Inspiration, Kids

Fambo Queer Arts for Kids and Families

This event is resented by Waverley Council as part of Pride Amplified. Join with LGBTQIA+ artists and creatives for a fun day of art activities for ALL KINDS of kids and families. Visit the Rainbow Wall installation and add your own colourful self-portrait of your present, future or dream self.  Make your own unique Pride flag or pronoun badge, or get lost in a book in our queer story reading corner! In addition to Fambo’s great offerings, you can have a rainbow painted on your face and come together with other kids and families to celebrate the festivities of WorldPride!…

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For Mums, Inspiration

2023 Women’s Art Prize opens for entries

The 2023 Women’s Art Prize is now open for entries! “Each year Randwick City celebrates International Women’s Day with this inspiring art competition, celebrating women in Randwick City. “This year, I’m particularly excited by the new category, which opens the competition to women who may not currently live, work or study within the LGA, but have a special connection to Randwick,” said Rafaela Pandolfini, Deputy Mayor of Randwick. The annual competition is a special opportunity to shine a spotlight on women’s creative talents and to bring like-minded members of the community together to celebrate the unique contribution that women make…

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Affordable Art Fair is coming to Sydney

Affordable Art Fair is coming to Sydney for the first time this winter! Debuting in the brand new Winx Stand at Royal Randwick Racecourse, the event will showcase works from over 30 Australian and international galleries, featuring a variety of both emerging and established artists. Over four days, art aficionados will be able to browse and buy artworks, have their prized pieces wrapped onsite, and discover something new each day with all works rotated as they sell. A myriad of art forms will be available including painting, sculpture, installation, photography and limited-edition prints. With prices starting at $100 and capping…

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