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Sydney Open. Photo © for Sydney Living Museums

2020 program

Reconnect with your city with our curated line-up of online experiences.

Thank you for joining us for our first-ever digital Sydney Open across the 6-8 November. Continue exploring at your own pace with our program available on our website. 

Online talk series

Listen to our inspiring Sydney Open live-streamed online talk series and hear from a range of diverse voices from across architecture, heritage, design and government.

New Heritage

Free online talk

Hear from influential speakers exploring how existing architecture can be transformed and adapted for new uses.

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The Future of Sydney

Free online talk

Hear from an engaging line-up of speakers from government, design and architecture.

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Modern Sydney

Free online talk

Join Sydney’s leading architectural thinkers for a vigorous debate on what makes a building important enough to preserve, and learn about the battles often involved in defining a building’s value.

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Audio tours

Explore the city in new ways with our self-guided audio tours. Discover urban gardens, open spaces and significant architecture around the city – all at your own pace!

Public Sydney

with Philip Thalis and Peter John Cantrill

Self-guided audio tour, 2 hours

Hear from the acclaimed authors of Public Sydney as they take you on a journey through Sydney’s public spaces and architecture in conversation with Colin Bisset, writer, traveller and contributor to ABC Radio National's Blueprint for living.

Explore at your own pace with our self-guided audio tour providing unique perspectives on architecture and design in your city. Participants will require their own headphones and mobile device. 

Parks and Gardens

with Colleen Morris

Self-guided audio tour, 2 hours

Hear from landscape heritage consultant, author and curator, Colleen Morris as she guides you through the parks and gardens of the CBD and discusses their relevance for today. 

Wander through public gardens and enjoy fascinating insights into the importance of green space in conversation with Colin Bisset, writer, traveller and contributor to ABC Radio National's Blueprint for living. Participants will require their own headphones and mobile device.

You can access both of our self-guided audio tours on our handy web app or download here:

   Get it on Google Play