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A Hedonist’s guide to…

Sydney

Kate Owen Gallery
If you're keen for a closer look at some of Australia's best Aboriginal artwork, the Kate Owen Gallery should be high on the itinerary.
Tim Olsen Gallery
One of Sydney's most esteemed galleries, Tim Olsen's gallery features the landscape art work of his father, the beret-wearing John Olsen, one of Australia's most renowned artists.
Australian Centre for Photography
If you love photography, want to learn how to make the most of your SLR or want to know more about the history of Australia's best snappers, this is the place to go.
2 Danks Street
One gallery? Bah, humbug! How about ten contemporary art galleries? That's what you'll find if you venture south of the city to the edgy arts precinct of Waterloo.
CarriageWorks
Built inside the old Eveleigh Rail Yards, an important piece of Australia's industrial history during the 19th-century, CarriageWorks is an impressive, multi-venue centre focused on contemporary art and culture.
At Perry Lane
For an art fix washed down with a coffee and a sandwich, wander down to At Perry Lane.
Firstdraft
This non-profit, artist-run studio is managed entirely by volunteers and practising artists.
Tap Gallery
A self-described 'open-policy, artist-run collective', Tap has numerous exhibition spaces spread across 900-square-metres of space for emerging artists to exhibit and promote their work.
Art Gallery of NSW
With its façade flanked by elegant Greek columns, the Art Gallery of NSW stands at the foot of The Domain - beautiful parklands only a few minutes away from the city-centre.
Chalk Horse
Blink and you could easily miss Chalk Horse - a hidden contemporary art gallery exhibiting an eclectic array of mostly Australian artists.
Outre Gallery
Here's a gallery that gave a middle-finger salute to the high-brow, snooty arts scene.
Aquabumps
Eugene Tan has done Australia a service with his incredible photographer's eye and dedication to capturing the essence of Bondi's beach and surf culture.
Oxford Art Factory
Taking its cue from Andy Warhol's 1960s Factory, the Oxford Art Factory is a gritty, warehouse-style venue that has evolved into of the most versatile multi-performance spaces in Sydney.
Street Art on Cockatoo Island
Urban street art project among the docks of Cockatoo Island...
White Rabbit
Part-gallery, part-teahouse, the White Rabbit houses an astonishing amount of contemporary Chinese art - thought to be the world's largest and most significant collection.

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