On Sunday 1 November 2015, Sydney Open throws open the doors to the city’s most treasured and architecturally inspiring buildings.
As an SLM Member you will receive priority access at key Sydney Open spaces, bonus deals and discounts at cafes and restaurants, and privileged treatment during Sydney Open.
Enjoy a range of talks, tours and more at select buildings during Sydney Open, available to all City Pass holders. Hear from building experts and architects or follow a tour to uncover untold stories and special building details.
Sydney Open’s success depends on the generous support of hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers, who help on the day or in the months leading up to the event.
From Utzon’s famous curves at Bennelong Point to Gehry’s rippling brickwork in Ultimo, Sydney Open brings together the city’s towering triumphs. See the mastery from outside and within, where their secrets are yours for the telling.
Every step you take during Sydney Open, you’re retracing the footsteps of the people who have gone before you. Sydney Open brings their stories to life, from St James’ Church to the cells of Justice & Police Museum guarded by sandstone walls.
For one day, the city of Sydney becomes a giant canvas for you to explore. See art treasures hidden away behind closed doors, such as the impressive Australian contemporary art collection at 50 Martin Place and be surprised by the art that is around us, but often unnoticed.
Cracking open the doors to off-limit areas gives photographers the chance to capture fleeting moments that won’t be repeated for another year, whether it’s the magnificent harbour view from Australia’s first skyscraper or taking inspiration from Max Dupain’s famous shot of Australia Square.