Urban Explorers: New Public Art

Architecture & Design Series

with Curator Barbara Flynn

Public art is our shared history, memories, and a reflection on our changing culture. In this walking tour of some of Sydney’s new public art projects, you’ll hear from the curator Barbara Flynn as she talks about several recent art commissions she has worked on. 

Barbara Flynn has guided these projects since 2013. Selected artists include Olafur Eliasson (Berlin), Tracey Emin (London) and Jonathan Jones (Sydney) and Jenny Holzer (New York). Find out how artists are identified and selected, artworks commissioned and made, and the fascinating challenges that come up along the way. 

The tour is outdoors and includes steps and uneven surfaces. A reasonable level of fitness and mobility is required. The event will proceed in wet weather, except in extreme conditions. Please dress appropriately. 

About Barbara Flynn

Specialising in Australian and international contemporary and emerging art, Barbara Flynn is a curatorial advisor to city and state government, educational institutions, foundations, development companies and architectural firms, working with artists to guide the creation of singular new works of art for the public domain. She oversees some of the most innovative and anticipated public art projects in Australia. Read more.


Booking essential

General: $60

Member: $48

When & where

Saturday 9 July, 10am–11.30am (sold out)
Saturday 23 July, 10am–11.30am (sold out)
Saturday 13 August, 10am–11.30am (sold out)
Saturday 27 August, 10am–11.30am

Sydney CBD

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