05-08 September 2024
05-08 Sept 2024

Visitor Information

Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s premier art fair, returns from 5 – 8 September 2024 with the largest and most diverse gathering of contemporary art galleries in the region. Staged at Carriageworks, Australia’s striking multi- arts venue, the Fair welcomes over 90 galleries from Australia, New Zealand, Asia and around the world. Billed as one of the most celebrated events on Australia’s cultural calendar, Sydney Contemporary has established itself as a must-attend art event and the perfect place to discover and collect modern and contemporary art.

Wednesday 4 September
Collector Preview 2pm-8pm (VIP Pass holders and Premium Multi-Day Pass holders only)

Thursday 5 September
General Admission 11am – 5pm
Art Night 5:30pm-9pm

Friday 6 September
General Admission 11am – 4pm
Friday After Work 4pm-8pm

Saturday 7 September
General Admission 11am – 6pm

Sunday 8 September
General Admission 11am – 5pm


Sydney Contemporary takes place at Carriageworks, a leading contemporary multi-arts institution situated within the vibrant urban cultural precinct of the former Eveleigh Railway Workshops in Redfern, Sydney, Australia. Originally spanning 51 hectares (130 acres), the Eveleigh Rail Complex Yards were constructed between 1880 and 1889, featuring the historic Eveleigh Railway Workshops and the decommissioned Eveleigh Carriage Workshops site, now home to Carriageworks.

245 Wilson Street
Eveleigh, Sydney

Getting There

Sydney Contemporary is held at Carriageworks in Eveleigh. A short walk from nearby bus and train stations, and a 20-minute drive from Sydney Airport. 

Redfern Station | 8 minute walk
Macdonaldtown Station | 10 minute walk
Newtown Station | 15 minute walk
More info transportnsw.info

Nearest stop is at Codrington Street at City Road, approximately a 5 minute walk to Carriageworks.
Buses: 422, 423, 426, 428, 370, 352
More info transportnsw.info

Valet parking will be available for visitors, guests and staff and can be booked through Gieves. Flat rate of $44.00 pre-booked (and pre-paid) per space per day or $55.00 pay-on-arrival. Call 1300 880 839 or email info@gieves.com.au


Carriageworks is a full accessible venue, with a wheelchair ramp and level access at all entrances. There is level access and disabled seating available in venues. Toilets are fully accessible. Service animals are welcome throughout the precinct. Wheelchairs and motorised scooters are available for visitors. 

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