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Sydney Contemporary welcomes over 90 galleries from around the Pacific Rim alongside an ambitious five-day program that includes curated exhibitions, ground-breaking installations, engaging panel discussions, experimental video art as well Sydney’s hottest restaurants.


    Opening Night (advance/door): $40/$50
    Thursday 7 September, 5pm-9pm

    VIP Art Passport: $150
    The ultimate art lovers experience the VIP Art Passport includes access to the invitation-only VIP Preview (Wednesday 6 September, 4pm-8pm), the Opening Night (Thursday 7 September, 5pm-9pm), unlimited entry to the fair (7-10 September), exclusive access to the VIP Program as well as two complimentary glasses of Champagne from the VIP Lounge.

    General Admission
    Adult (advance/door): $25/$30
    Student: $22
    Children (12-18): $10
    Children under 12: Free with accompanied adult

    *Students must present valid Student Card 

    School Groups
    Please contact tickets@artfairsaustralia.com.au

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    VIP Preview
    Wednesday 6 September: By invitation only

    Opening Night
    Thursday 7 September: 5pm-9pm

    General Opening Hours
    Thursday 7 September: 12noon-5pm
    Friday 8 September: 11am-6pm
    Saturday 9 September: 10am-6pm
    Sunday 10 September: 10am-5pm

  • opening night

    Thursday 7 September: 5pm-9pm

    One of the most anticipated events on Sydney's cultural calendar, the official opening night
    transforms the fair into an immersive, all-encompassing night of art, music and food.

    Some of Sydney's most exciting performers will tantalise your senses and take you on an
    exciting journey throughout the fair.

    Advance $40 / Door $50

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    Sydney Contemporary is located at CARRIAGEWORKS, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh (Cnr Codrington Street) which is conveniently situated and easily accessible: 10 minutes from the heart of the CBD by car or public transport, walking distance from key train and bus stops, and a 5 to 10 minute drive from the many galleries located in and around Redfern and Waterloo.


    Redfern Station | 8 minute walk
    Macdonaldtown Station | 10 minute walk
    Newtown Station | 15 minute walk
    More info www.131500.com.au


    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 www.131500.com.au

    A courtesy Sydney Contemporary shuttle bus will run on Thursday - Sunday, between Little Eveleigh Street at Redfern Station, and Carriageworks.
    Thursday 7 September | 12noon - 9:15pm
    Friday 8 September | 11am - 6:15pm
    Saturday 9 September | 11am - 6:15pm
    Sunday 10 September | 11am - 5:15pm


    Street parking is extremely limited.
    Carriageworks is located close to Sydney University, the Seymour Centre, and Australian Technology Park.  Casual parking is available at these sites for a fee.
    Casual parking at Sydney University | 5 minute walk | More info
    Casual parking at Shepherd Street Carpark | 7 minute walk
    Casual parking at Australian Technology Park | 20 minute walk | More info


    Carriageworks has wheelchair ramp and level access at all entrances. There is level access and disabled seating available in venues. Toilets are fully accessible.


    Official Hotel Partner, The Old Clare Hotel is offering Sydney Contemporary visitors exclusive rates. To access these rates, contact the hotel directly on +61 2 8277 8220 or reservations@theoldclarehotel.com.au and quote the promo code 'Contemporary'.

    Located in Chippendale, a 15 minute walk from Carriageworks, The Old Clare Hotel is set across two heritage listed buildings, the Iconic County Clare pub and the Carlton & United Brewery building in Sydney’s vibrant art district. It offers seven distinct rooms types and two award winning restaurants, along with a rooftop pool. Whether you choose to stay in their modern Chippendale Lofts, or the converted tasting rooms for the brewery building, Old Clare offers the traveler a unique Sydney experience.

    Sydney Contemporary acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation who are the traditional custodians of this land, and we pay our respects to their elders, past and present, and extend our respect other Aboriginal people present.