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Over one weekend, Sydney Open will unlock the doors of more than 70 of the city’s most important, inspiring and intriguing buildings and spaces.

On 4 and 5 November 2017, Sydney Open invites curious Sydneysiders and visitors to see inside heritage treasures and architectural landmarks across the CBD as well as this year’s focus precinct which extends from Central and Redfern to Eveleigh.

From historic buildings tracing the story of Sydney’s beginnings, to award-winning new buildings and spaces that will shape the fabric and cultural life of the city for generations to come, Sydney Open celebrates great architecture and how it has influenced the way we live.

On Sunday 5 November visitors will able to explore over 50 buildings across the city through our open-access program, while on Saturday 4 November expert-guided Focus Tours will enable our audiences to step inside some of Sydney’s most in-demand spaces.

Save the date for this weekend-long celebration of living architecture. Tickets will go on sale on 21 September, with a special pre-sale to Sydney Living Museums members from 18 September.

Members get tickets first

Become a Sydney Living Museums member to access an exclusive pre-sale for Sydney Open tickets including highly sought after Focus Tours. Members will also get priority entry to some of the most popular Sydney Open buildings and use of a special members-only lounge on the day where you can relax and recharge.

Year-round member benefits include free admission to our 12 museums and historic houses, special member events, discounted prices on talks, tours and events offered by Sydney Living Museums and much more.

Become a member now

Volunteer with us

The success of Sydney Open relies on the generous support of hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers, who help on the day or in the months leading up to the event. We encourage you to sign-up to be the first to know about new volunteer opportunities by filling in our online form.

By signing up you’ll be notified as soon as any roles become available and how to apply.

Become a participating building

Sydney Open is a carefully curated and invitational program of buildings and spaces recognised for their significance in Sydney’s architectural landscape.

Featuring buildings across the Sydney CBD and highlighted precincts, Sydney Open welcomes the general public to explore and celebrate the architecture of their city over the first weekend in November each year. If you are an architect, building owner, manager, community group or tenant that has a building you believe is an example of contemporary and historic significance, please contact us for further information, to discuss how your building might be involved and learn about some of the benefits.


Danielle Earp Manager, Sydney Open
T 02 8239 2305
E danielleearp@sydneylivingmuseums.com.au

Interested in partnership?

Sydney Open 2017 welcomes interest and enquiries about partnering opportunities. This program has become a fixed feature on the Sydney cultural calendar and provides corporate partners with outstanding opportunities to be aligned with a unique and prestigious event, delivering over 48,000 visits across over 70 carefully curated buildings, and generating media value of over $5.6m. Partnering with Sydney Living Museums means a collaborative approach to delivering strong outcomes and meeting key strategic and business objectives. Opportunities for sponsorship are also available. For more information contact Joy England on email joye@sydneylivingmuseums.com.au


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