21st Biennale of Sydney
2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the Biennale of Sydney and its 21st edition. The Biennale provides a platform for art and ideas and is recognised for commissioning and presenting innovative, thought-provoking art from Australia and around the globe. A leading international art event, The Biennale of Sydney has showcased the work of nearly 1,800 artists from more than 100 countries. It has attracted over 4 million visitors since its inception in 1973 and holds an important place on both the national and international stage.
Dates: 16th March - 11th June
Vivid 2018 - Lights, Music, Ideas
Vivid Sydney’s multi-award-winning festival of light, music and ideas returns for the 10th spectacular year in 2018, to illuminate Sydney with mesmerising new light art and projections and deliver a fresh new program of music and ideas. Explore the brilliant Light Walk, stretching for 2kms along the harbour foreshore from The Rocks to the Sydney Opera House and Royal Botanic Garden. Discover more breathtaking light art at Barangaroo and Darling Harbour, along with the city’s Kings Cross, Chatswood and Taronga Zoo.
Dates: 25th May - 16th June
Vibe rooftop yoga
Take to the skies of the beautiful Rushcutters Bay at the Vibe Hotel! Beginner friendly.
Mats available. Please bring own if you prefer. If it rains, class takes place inside.
Every Saturday 8.30 - 9.30
Real Bodies The Exhibition
Seen by millions worldwide, Real Bodies presents a stunning display of more than 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and over 200 anatomical specimens. Examine the human experience from the first breath to the last in a dramatic and moving display. Beyond the fascinating realities of the human physical form, the exhibition also presents the historical, cultural, and emotional context of the human body. The collection inspires a sense of wonder and awe at the ways in which all humans experience their time on this earth.
Dates: 15th May - 16th June
Where: The Entertainment Quarter
Christmas in July Markets
When it starts to get dark, the Christmas spirit takes over the streets of The Rocks. If you are looking for Christmas presents and dream of the lovely smell of a Christmas tree or the unmistakable sound of Christmas carols, The Rocks Christmas in July Market will give its lanes a little something magical. 12 Wooden chalets will be set up around the Rocks with an array of amazing pop-up Christmas stores, mulled wine, food and more.
Dates: 12th July - 15th July from 12 - 10pm
Where: The Rocks