Running from March to September 2023, Culture Up Late was funded through the CBDs Revitalisation Program and delivered by the Office of the 24-Hour Economy Commissioner and Create NSW. Share your stories #CultureUpLate #CUL2023. Find out more about the 24-hour economy here.
Learn more about what the following organisations did for Culture Up Late:
Art Gallery of NSW
Every Wednesday, experience inspired events and exhibitions across the Art Gallery campus, including The End of Imagination by Adrian Villa Rojas, The National 4 and NAIDOC Week.
The Australian Museum's FREE afterhours culture fix is back, giving you the chance to explore their incredible galleries and exhibitions until 9pm every Wednesday night.
Artist led nights, including live performance, music, local food and behind-the-scenes access.
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
On Friday nights, visit exhibitions after-dark, experience evolving programs of live performances, artist talks or workshops, and enjoy food and drink overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour.
Museums of History NSW
Join us after dark for talks, tours, live music, sensory experiences, First Nations discussions, rum tasking and more in our unique historic places and museums.
National Art School
Immerse yourself in multi art form performances, discover the artists of tomorrow and view, interact and make art at NAW NEO. Free program every month.
With unique collaborators each Thursday night, Powerhouse Ultimo comes to life exhibitions, talks, workshops, performances and music focusing on the creative industries.
State Library of NSW
Experience the State Library after dark with engaging performances, workshops, conversations and debates, plus special events at the new rooftop Library Bar.
Sydney Opera House
Join Sydney's iconic Opera House for 50th Anniversary after-dark celebrations including live outdoor performances and feature events with the Museum of Sydney and MCA.
Art Gallery of NSW photo: Joshua Morris; Australian Museum photo: Anna Kucera; Carriageworks photo: Jacquie Manning; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia photo: Lexi Laphor; Museums of History NSW photo: James Horan; Powerhouse photo: Nikhil Ninan; State Library of NSW photo: Anna Kucera; Sydney Opera House photo: Cassandra Hannagan