The Marrickville area is the centre of Sydney's independent arts scene and is home to many artists, studios, commercial art galleries, artist-run initiatives, theatres and festivals.
Marrickville Council provides a range of programs for residents and practicing artists to encourage participation of arts and cultural activities at all stages of life.
Art Post: What's On
Not sure what to do this weekend? The What's On calendar showcases the best Marrickvillle has to offer featuring gallery openings, free events, short courses, gigs etc. Submit events, subscribe to the Art Post ebulletin, find us on facebook.
Read news and features on local artists. Subscribe to our Art Post arts e-bulletin, listing available grants, prizes, commissions, partnership opportunities, events etc.
Arts and Cultural Grants
Council offers Arts and Cultural Grants and Independent Artist Grants annually to assist local artists.
Artist Residency Programs
See information about the Petersham Artist in Residence, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Studio Program and the Australia Street Art Camp.
Chrissie Cotter Gallery
A gorgeous, light-filled gallery located in the heart of Camperdown. See summaries of current exhibiting artists here.
Local Directory and Useful Information
Need a local framer, theatre supplies, a graphic designer? We have a wealth of local creative suppliers and producers. Also check here if you are a local artist looking for advice and support.
Marrickville Cultural Policy
See Marrickville Council's position on and understanding of its role in local culture, including creativity, community, diversity, knowledge and heritage
Open Marrickville is a 10 day celebration of culture and diversity in Marrickville. Activities are held by local community groups, schools and community organisations, supported by Council funds and guidance on how to run events.
Marrickville has a wealth of public art, including iconic sculptures and murals. Also check here to find out more about street art in the area.
Sister Cities Program
Find out about Marrickville's eight Sister Cities and on how Council is working on international communication and exchange through the program.
Read about 'Taking Care', sharing the personal stories of 16 Aboriginal and migrant women working in child care in Marrickville. Also download a flipbook here.
Follow us on Facebook
If you're a Facebook member and want to find out about upcoming artists, arts, culture, events, festivals, workshops, shows and gigs in the Marrickville area, visit the Art Post Facebook Page and click the "Like" button.