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Carriageworks

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nick Cave Until will blow your mind

The venue is a fantastic space for installation pieces. Open and airy with natural lighting, also... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrea E
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Dunedin, New Zealand
An exciting venue

Only ever hearing about this venue from others and viewing a few images on line, today presented an... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
497mcm
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Sydney, Australia
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Carriageworks is the largest and most significant contemporary multi-arts centre of its kind in Australia. Carriageworks engages artists and audiences with contemporary ideas and issues. The program is artist led and emerges from Carriageworks...more
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Wilson Street | Eveleigh, Sydney, New South Wales 2015, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The venue is a fantastic space for installation pieces. Open and airy with natural lighting, also the lack of white walls makes it feel more accessible than traditional galleries. The Nick Cave show Until was a major draw card for me. I was not disappointed....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrea E
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Only ever hearing about this venue from others and viewing a few images on line, today presented an opportunity for me to experience this exciting, spacious venue for myself. The Sydney Contemporary art exhibition found the perfect venue. Carriageworks, with its super high ceilings, polished...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 497mcm
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The Tea Festival Carriageworks was incredible! So much to see and try with beautifully displayed stores and lots of unique teas. This will be a must see place for whatever is next shown. Great day out.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Walking through the door for the opening night of Ryoji Ikeda’s immersive installation, MICRO | MACRO, we were hit with the earthy, musky aroma of truffles. The source of the aroma was two men, working overtime, grating whole black truffles over two giant boards of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Currently showing Daniel Buren's oversized children's woodblocks and Ryoji Ikeda's projection works. Ikeda's work is superb and the viewer can become part of the work. Carriageworks is a short walk from Redfern Station and is a fantastic industrial style space. A must see when in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clare R
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A good home for contemporary art and thinking exhibitions, you come away with an intellectual curiosity, The shows are never "normal" or mainstream, always involve you in thinking and asking questions.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Words fail to express my admoration for this place - Where you can buy organic produce and that does background check on the farmers selling their produce. Furthermore the veggies and fruit tastes like they should - with no fear of consuming pesticides or herbesides....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank O9633JOchrisl
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We came by carriageworks to look at the installations for biennale of Sydney. I loved the space. The warehouse was completely converted to house the large installations which was wonderful to see. It's a space largely used for the celebration of arts, and hosts Sydney...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank theminiaturekitchen
Reviewed January 23, 2018

The Carriageworks is again hosting performances as part of the Sydney Festival. We visited last Friday and saw six things and enjoyed all of them. Activities here are a bit edgy or experimental but really worth experiencing. We started with a virtual reality play (Whist)...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank J0anned568
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I visited one of the artists in the newly established art studios. The signage is quite confusing. It is easy to get there if you are driving or taking a taxi.

Date of experience: August 2017
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organisedw
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Alison S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. It is easier to access it from Redfern Station and public transport.
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Jenny R
Melbourne, Australia
a lovely long(ish) weekend in Sydney (8 Replies)
Having wanted to come to Sydney for a large part of Summer to see the El Anatsui exhibition at Carriageworks in Eveleigh, we finally made it, on this, the last official weekend of the season...and how gorgeous it was......
February 27, 2016|
Response fromJenny R|
Having left our planning so late, we were fortuitous that there was a Sydney icons in Lego exhibition at the Sydney Museum and Wynton Marsalis was playing with his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Opera House. Great coincidences..... Bouquets: - the concert with Wynton Marsalis with the JALC and Sydney Symphony Orchestras was amazing - the El Anatsui exhibition at Carriage Works was really spectacular..the venue is great. Exhibition is on for...More
cherikm
chicago, IL
Best Markets? (8 Replies)
Arriving in Sydney from the US on a Saturday morning in October. We love markets, both farmers markets (big foodies) and crafts markets. There are so many, and all seem to be weekend only, it's hard to choose! Would appreciate some suggestions since we obviously can't do them all. The ones I've been looking at are Carriageworks, Paddington Markets, Bondi and the Rocks. So far leaning toward Carriageworks as soon as we get in and drop our bags Saturday since it's only open til 1. On Sunday...More
August 24, 2016|
Response fromEMcCScotland|
Paddington and the rocks are more upscale than Bondi. Both are similar, but the ricks has the advantage of being down near the opera house and harbour bridge, meaning you can combine it with sightseeing.