After Dark at the Hyde Park Barracks

Live performances

A monthly late night series at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks. Featuring live music, performances and ideas, After Dark will become your go to for an evening dose of culture in 2021.

Sydney Living Museums will become an after hours destination offering a monthly late night program that will transform Hyde Park Barracks with live music, performances, ideas, access to the Museum experience and a pop up bar.

Throughout the year Sydney Living Museums will collaborate with a range of festival partners with the launch of the series coinciding with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in February 2021.

After Dark is generously supported by City of Sydney.


Thursday 11 March

In the next installment of our monthly late night series at Hyde Park Barracks, enjoy an evening of installations and performances curated by  Talia Smith for Art Month Sydney 2021.

Featuring sculpture by Chris Dolman, performance artist Katy Plummer, an installation by artist Emily Parsons-Lord,  work by Unmonumental (a collaboration between James Tylor & Matt Chun), and a specially commissioned projection on the front of the Barracks by Indigenous artist Blak Douglas. 

Plus music performances curated by FBi Radio including DJ sets by Bocconcini and performances by Marcus Whale and Rainbow Chan.

Enjoy an atmospheric evening of light and sound including access to the immersive Hyde Park Barracks museum experience.  Archie Rose and Oz Harvest will be onsite to deliver delicious food and drink throughout the night. 


Part of Art Month 2021.

Bookings essential

General $25

Members enjoy a 20% discount on event tickets

This is an outdoor event and will proceed in wet weather, except in extreme conditions. Please dress appropriately.

When & Where

Thursday 11 March 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 29 April 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 27 May 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 24 June 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 29 July 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 26 August 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 30 September 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 28 October 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 25 November 2021 5PM–9PM

Hyde Park Barracks

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