Sydney Festival 2019

Every January, Sydney Festival starts the new year with a bang, transforming the city with a bold cultural celebration based on critical ideas and cutting-edge art and performance.  The 2019 program, running from 9 –27 January, is adventurous and diverse, from cutting-edge international theatre such as Beware of Pity and HOME to glittering, raucous nights […]


Head On Photo Festival

Photo credit | Amal Tofaili Head On Photo Festival is the leading photography organisation in Australia. The annual festival is run by Head On Foundation, a not for profit organisation which provides a multi-faceted platform for nationally and internationally acclaimed artists as well as emerging talent across all genres of photography. The centrepiece of the […]

Object Shop Christmas Shopping

Join us for the Australian Design Centre’s Object Shop Christmas Shopping event on Wednesday 5 December from 6-8pm. This festive celebration allows you to discover handmade, designed and collectible gifts made by over 80 local and interstate, makers and designers. Some of our makers will be in store, so come meet a maker and hear […]

Holiday Market

Coming to life for just one day, the Holiday Market brings together a wonderful mix of our favourite designers and brands on one roof to create a fun and stress-free Christmas shopping experience. Done well, shopping should be a social experience that connects us to people and place. The Holiday Market brings together our favourite […]


Surry Hills Icon: Meg Hewitt

Neighbourhood icon Meg Hewitt returns to Surry Hills after years abroad for her exhibition Tokyo Is Yours at Flinders Street Gallery. The exhibition showcases her photography series created in Japan over two years. Meg was inspired by the Great East earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2011 and wanted to truly understand what it felt […]

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Michael Reid Gallery

Gallerist Michael Reid has been influential in the art world for over 20 years as an art writer, educator, researcher and dealer.  He has represented artists and sold their works since the early 2000’s, initially in Elizabeth Bay then in Berlin and Murrundi (regional NSW) and now in Surry Hills and  increasingly, online. The gallery’s […]