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Heaps Gay Qween's Ball

Winter Is Coming… and 90's SUPERSTAR VANESSA AMOROSI IS JOINING THE QUEERS FOR SOME FUN.  We managed to convince the Sydney Town Hall...

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Heaps Gay Qween's Ball
Location: Sydney Town Hall Price: From: $69.36

Herbie Hancock

In an event not to be missed, the legendary Herbie Hancock will perform in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall for one night only, drawing upon his innovative...

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Herbie Hancock - Vivid Live 2019
Price: From: $89.00

New Horizons: The Future of Sex

Bryony Cole knows how to create a buzz. As the world’s leading authority on sextech, she is fascinated by the way technology penetrates every corner...

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New Horizons: The Future of Sex - Vivid Ideas 2019
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $30.00

CURVY Creative Women's Conference

CURVY presents boundary breaking creative women on stage for talks that will help propel your career to the next level. Looking for more ammo to turn...

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CURVY Creative Women's Conference
Location: Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $60.00

Beetopia

Beetopia is a giant glowing bee hotel with oversized, colourful native bees crawling all over it. Inspired by the fast-growing trend of bee hotel...

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Beetopia - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Programs

New Horizon Talk Series

Meet the experts using their genius and creativity to tackle global and local issues in a bid to make our future brighter.

New Horizon Talk Series

X|Celerate

23 inner city venues showcasing emerging acts across every imaginable genre. Check out the line-ups, there’s something fresh and essential for everyone.

xcellerate vivid

Vivid Art After Hours

Join us to discover diverse meanings of belonging as we explore an inner life, concepts of spirituality, cultural identity, and social diversity.

Art After Hours

Carriageworks

Expect nothing less than large-scale, immersive and high-quality cultural experiences that amplify the best of contemporary urban Sydney.

Carriageworks

Vivid Live

Bursting into its second decade, Vivid LIVE welcomes the most influential music heroes and stellar contemporary acts to Sydney Opera House

Vivid Live

Vivid School

Vivid Schools is aimed at encouraging High School students in Years 9-12 to learn more about the creative processes involved and future career opportunities

Vivid School 2019

Vivid Ideas Exchange

Discover something new, be inspired and sharpen your creative skills with Vivid Ideas. Join us for sessions on storytelling, design and innovation, health and wellness, data and AI as well as robots and family fun.

Vivid ideas exchange

Ideas

Audiocraft Podcast Festival

After a sold-out event at Vivid Sydney 2018, Audiocraft Podcast Festival returns for its fourth year to celebrate this underrepresented...

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Audiocraft Podcast Festival
Location: Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Price: From: $23.00

Human Robot Friendship Ball

Are you a robot who likes humans, or a human who likes robots?  We know robots are already here amongst us... Can we be friends with robots? How...

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Human Robot Friendship Ball - Vivid Ideas 2019
Location: The Connection Price: From: $12.00

New Horizons: The New Frontier

A new era is of exploration is upon us; a new frontier. We’re tackling the big questions, what will space exploration look like in 20 years’ time...

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New Horizons: The New Frontier
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $11.00

The Ageless Runway

The Ageless Runway is a celebration of the collaborative forces that could recharge the fashion, health and beauty sectors that form the mainstay...

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The Ageless Runway
Location: Overseas Passenger Terminal Price: From: $1.00

Designing Something For Everyday

In 2016, designer, writer and filmmaker Pete Majarich challenged himself to a unique creative project, to design a movie poster every day for...

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DESIGNING SOMETHING EVERY DAY
Location: Golden Age Cinema & Bar Price: From: $25.00

Light

Harmony

As a recent migrant arriving just under a year ago, one of the first things the artist noticed and about Sydney was sense of diversity and multi-culturalism. Harmony expresses...

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Harmony - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Sounds of Infinity

A seemingly mundane mirror in the daytime, Sounds of Infinity transforms at night into a repurposed retro-futuristic portal to other worlds. Inspired by...

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Sounds of Infinity
Location: Chatswood Price: Free

Dancing Grass

Proving the maxim ‘it’s the little things that matter’, Korean artists Yuree Hong and Siyoung Kim found their core concept in tiny blades of green...

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Dancing Grass - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Spark

It could happen while listening to music or when connecting with someone special. It’s a unique moment where everything comes together – a moment that...

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Vivid 2019 - Spark
Location: Chatswood Price: Free

Ballerina

Along the harbour’s edge, the image of a ballerina shimmers as if on a dream. Ballerina conjures the desire of young artists to reach the infinite...

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BALLERINA - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Music

Curve Ball

It’s the warehouse party of the year: Starring Hayden James,  Mallrat, Touch Sensitive , Set Mo, Young Franco, Cassian and many more. Curve Ball...

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Curve Ball 2019 - Vivid Music 2019
Location: Carriageworks Price: From: $87.00

FKA twigs

Internationally acclaimed songwriter, director and dancer, FKA twigs will perform a one-night only show at Carriageworks for Vivid Sydney 2019.  Drawing...

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FKA updated 15 April
Location: Carriageworks Price: From: $110.00

Freda's X|Celerate Programs

Freda's, located in inner city Chippendale, is a much loved music and cultural venue showcasing Sydney's best party crews, local up-start dance labels...

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Freda's
Location: Freda’s Price: From: $1.00

Claire's Pop Up Petit Cabaret

Claire’s Kitchen Pop Up Petit Cabaret is thrilled to present a 10 nights program of Queer entertainment for VIVID MUSIC 2019. On Sunday the 2nd and...

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Claire
Price: From: $1.00