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Arts & Museums
Amateurs as well as established artists such as Steven Harvey, Christopher Horder, Anwen Keeling, Guy Peppin and Jeannette Siebols are some of the names you will get to hear of at the Liverpool Street Gallery.Their permanent exhibitions will give you an over all picture of what the gallery is about and the artwork on display at the temporary exhibitions will give you fresh new perspective into the world of contemporary art. So for all you art lovers, a visit to the Liverpool Street Gallery is a must. For further information, do visit their website.
Dating from 1857, Australian Museum, located in an imposing neo-classical stone building, encompasses the natural histories of Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific region. Its diverse collections range from invertebrate and vertebrate zoology to mineralogy, paleontology and anthropology. While the dinosaurs perhaps attract most interest, visitors are lured back by the varied, temporary exhibition program. The shop is well stocked and there is a restaurant and cafe. This is a good place to take the family on a wet Sunday afternoon.
The word "gallery" is somewhat misleading here, for TAP actually provides a multitude of facilities to artists and visitors from Darlinghurst and beyond. The ground floor area is a massive L-shaped space, giving the building frontage on both Palmer and Burton Streets. Here you'll find artworks from emerging and established artists lining the wall, a second-hand bookshop and the occasional weekend market. Up the stairs you'll find a cafe, a workshop used for life drawing classes held every Monday, and a theater space, which shows regular independent productions.
Initiative of the Asian Australian Artist´s Association Inc, that since 1996 presents and promotes Asian art in Australia promoting tha approuche of different cultures trhough the art.
Part gallery, part shop, part publisher, Outré Gallery is all fun. This is no stuffy art snob haunt; what you'll find here is self-proclaimed "lowbrow" pop art, with a slant towards work that crosses into design territory. The most recognizable artist featured is probably Shag, the US-based illustrator specializing in martinis, tikis and 60s beauties. Apart from prints and original artworks, you'll find books, toys and other collectibles, all with a pop art bent. Perfect for gift-shopping or for finding the perfect print for your empty patch of wall.
Sometimes, moments captured on a lens can be treasured for a lifetime, can be looked upon at any given time and nostalgia will make its way. A memory can be hazy but a photograph never lies and can never be changed, thus, to capture those very precious moments in life, Meyer Gallery has opened its doors to all emerging photographers so that they can showcase their versions of a story in their lives. Other than photography there are other artworks on display as well. For further information on this gallery, do visit their website.
Featuring a rich collection of contemporary paintings and sculptures by Australian artists, Gallery 41 is a one stop destination to discover phenomenal paintings. This classy exhibition space hosts temporary expositions and group shows with an aim to acquaint more and more people with the nuances of modern art. Both established and upcoming artists showcase their talent during these exhibitions. Call ahead to know more.
With a mission to encourage contemporary craft and design, Object is a hub of the most finest of craftsmanship by top Australian designers and artists. This specialty gallery showcases a wide selection of craft made from wood, ceramic, glass and metal. Intricacy and detailing reflect from the handcrafted dinnerware, vases and other interior decorative items. Also avail of the gift wrapping and delivery service provided here. Most of the items are ideal gifts for a festive or official occasion. These are indeed an objects of art.
As soon as you enter this arty space, you will be greeted by several paintings and sculptures that showcase the immense creativity that the gallery's artists possess. Gallery 9, established in 2006, is one place in Darlinghurst where you get to see eye-catching paintings, sculptures and artworks employing mixed media. Promoting both established and budding artists, the gallery aims to bring unconventional creative thoughts into mainstream art. If you love to explore experimental art, then you must attend one of the exhibitions taking place at Gallery 9. Visit is by appointment on Monday and Tuesday.
In the business for the past forty years and founded by the veteran Charles Hewitt, the gallery is dedicated to the development of contemporary art within the city. It is a haven for art lovers and it never disappoints. Not just regular exhibitions but also valuable services are provided to the visitors. For the latest furniture designs for your humble abode or for just replenishing your treasured frames, the gallery offers its services. Having restored a number of frames of the National gallery Of Canberra, one can be sure of receiving no dismay under their vigilance. For further information, log on to their website.
Opened in 1922, Sydney Jewish Museum has two permanent exhibitions; The Holocaust: perhaps not suitable for young children and Culture & Continuity, Australian Jewish history from 1788 to today. There are interactive displays, sculptures and a hand-written Torah. Visitors can learn a lot about the Jewish culture and history at this museum.
The King Street Gallery on William has been art lovers' haven from the time it has opened its doors in 1982. The gallery houses a rich collection of paintings, sculptures and other artwork that belongs to established artists. The gallery also organizes solo exhibitions and group shows to promote budding and mid-career artists. By encouraging talent and acquainting more and more people with the nuances of contemporary art, the gallery is steadily increasing the volume of discerning art lovers in the city. Call ahead or visit the website to know more.