Sydney Contemporary

Visitor Information

The next edition of Sydney Contemporary will be held at Carriageworks 8–11 September 2022 (Collector Preview 7 September). The Fair will welcome over 80 leading galleries, presenting the work of over 450 artists alongside an ambitious four day program of curated exhibitions, ground-breaking installations, performance art, tours and talks.


Tickets to Sydney Contemporary 2022 are on sale now. Book in advance to secure your ticket to the Fair and save!

Ticket Prices—


Full Price $36 / Advance $29

Opening Night (8 September 2022)—

Full Price $67.50 / Advance $57.50

Friday Night Art Night (9 September 2022)—

Full Price $57.50 / Advance $46

VIP Art Pass—

Advance $162.50


Full Price $27 / Advance $25

Student ID / Seniors Card required. Free Entry for Kids 12 and Under. 

About the VIP Art Pass

An all-access VIP experience at Sydney Contemporary. This ticket includes

  • Unlimited access to the Fair, 7–11 September 2022 including entry to the exclusive Collector Preview on 7 September, plus Opening night, Thursday 8 September and Friday Night Art Night, Friday 9 September.
  • Access to the VIP Program which includes collection tours, artist studio visits, events and more. Full Programme Released August 2022.
  • An in-depth conversation with Fair Director Barry Keldoulis on collecting art with a leading gallerist and emerging artist on Saturday 10 September, time TBC.
  • 2 complimentary drinks at one of the bespoke our on-site bars
  • VIP Art Pass purchasers will be contacted in August 2022 with access to the Sydney Contemporary VIP Portal which contains details of the VIP Program and instructions on how to RSVP for VIP Events.

Dates & Times

Collector Preview
Wednesday 7 September 2022

Opening Night
Thursday 8 September 2022, 5.30pm – 9pm

Friday Night Art Night
Friday 9 September 2022, 5.30pm – 9pm

General Opening Hours
Thursday 8 September 2022, 11am – 5pm
Friday 9 September 2022, 12pm – 5pm
Saturday 10 September 2022, 11am – 6pm
Sunday 11 September 2022, 11am – 5pm

Please note these are preliminary opening hours and may be subject to change. The venue will be cleared between 5pm – 5.30pm on Thursday and Friday evenings.

Getting There

Sydney Contemporary is held at Carriageworks – 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, Sydney. 

Redfern Station | 8 minute walk
Macdonaldtown Station | 10 minute walk
Newtown Station | 15 minute walk
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Nearest stop is at Codrington Street at City Road, approximately a 5 minute walk to Carriageworks.
Buses: 422, 423, 426, 428, 370, 352
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Carriageworks has wheelchair ramp and level access at all entrances. There is level access and disabled seating available in venues. Toilets are fully accessible.

The health and safety of everyone involved with the Fair is our priority. We are working closely with Carriageworks to ensure that Sydney Contemporary’s COVID Safety Plan meets the government guidelines intended to manage risks associated with the COVID-19 virus, and deliver a safe event. Please view the venue COVID Safety Plan here.


I purchased a ticket to Sydney Contemporary prior to the event being rescheduled to September 2022. What happened to my ticket?

All tickets have been transferred to the September 2022 dates and ticket holders have been contacted directly by Ticketek. In addition to being emailed to you, your new tickets will also be saved in your Ticketek account, log in here

If you cannot locate your ticket or would like to receive a refund, please click here to contact Ticketek directly. Due to an increased volume of inquiries, please allow up to 20 working days to receive a reply.

If you are having trouble contacting Ticketek, please email us at so that we can assist with your enquiry.


How do I get to the fair?

Sydney Contemporary (8–11 September 2022) takes place at Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St which is an 8 minute walk from Redfern Station, a 5 minute walk from Sydney University and a 7 minute walk from the Seymour Centre carpark.

Is Carriageworks an accessible venue?

Yes: Carriageworks is a fully accessible venue, with unisex accessible toilet. There is a wheelchair ramp at the main entrance at 245 Wilson Street, and level access at all entrances. Access from the car park is all on ground floor. All venues within the building have level access and wheelchairs can be booked at the Info Desk, free of charge, by visitors.

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