Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival Has Been Cancelled!

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Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival has been cancelled, after it was revealed the event’s organisers were involved in a funding stoush with the Liberal Government. The indigenous cultural event entered an indefinite hiatus after Destination NSW, the State’s tourism and events …

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A Lazy Day at The Rocks

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For something a little different from the usual tourist trek around Circular Quay, try a lazy day of good art and great food in The Rocks. Start the day with a late brunch at Fine Foods Cafe, this place specialises …

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The Artistic Traditions of the First Australians: An Introductory Guide to Aboriginal Painting.

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When visiting Australia, it is essential that tourists make an effort to understand the importance of Indigenous Australian art and the centrality of the imagery to our nation. The First Australians’ dreaming stories are connected to the past, present and …

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Experiencing History Through Aboriginal Arts

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Art is one of the most beautiful forms of human expression. A carving, a painting, a sculpture – each has the capacity to encapsulate the essence of an ancient culture or the unspeakable emotions of its artist. Here are three …

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Sentimentality and Souvenirs

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In French, the word souvenir means “to remember”. It makes sense, then, that we have a tendency to spend our money on bits and bobs overseas that we would never bother investing in at home. In some cases, we can …

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Sydney Art Galleries

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One of the marks of a global city is a flourishing arts scene and Sydney is no exception. Like any arts scene, Sydney art galleries are a mixed bag, populated by the bold, the boring and the “what the hell …

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