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2020 program sneak peek

Reconnect with your city with our curated line-up of online experiences going live 6-8 November.

Be the first to reserve your online tickets to our live-streamed talk series and mark your calendar for our self-guided audio tours launching on the Sydney Open weekend. 

Stay tuned for the full digital program going live 6-8 November.

Online talk series

Be part of the conversations that matter in our inspiring Sydney Open live-streamed talk series launching 6 November. Hear from a range of diverse voices from across architecture, heritage, design and government and enjoy live Q&As.

New Heritage

Sydney Open online launch event

Friday 6 November, 7.30pm-8.30pm, free online talk

Join us as we launch the first of our Sydney Open 2020 live-streamed talk series and kick-off our weekend-long celebration of architecture. Hear from influential speakers exploring how existing architecture can be transformed and adapted for new uses.

Have your say during a live Q&A.

Info and registration

The Future of Sydney

Sunday 8 November, 11am-12 noon, Free online talk

Be part of a thought-provoking conversation about the future of Sydney. Hear from an engaging line-up of speakers from government, design and architecture and have your say with a live Q&A.

Info and registration

Modern Sydney

Sunday 8 November, 3pm-4pm, Free online talk

What does 'modern heritage' mean? 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.

Info and registration


 

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, available from Saturday 7 November

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.

Stay tuned for more details. Members receive first access to our new self-guided audio tours.

Parks and Gardens

with Colleen Morris

Self-guided audio tour, available from Saturday 7 November

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.

Stay tuned for more details. Members receive first access to our new self-guided audio tours.