Art Walks: Kings Cross, Sydney City East

Explore contemporary art, urban design, heritage and its social context.

Here are three innovative ARTWALKs to explore Sydney's historic inner-city precincts of Kings Cross, Darlinghurst and Woolloomooloo as well as Millers Point and the Rocks: Green Bans Art Walk, Sydney East Precinct Art Walk and Kings Cross Art Walk.


1. Sydney East Art Walks:


Art Walk is an initiative of twenty prominent contemporary art galleries and art project spaces in the neighbourhoods of East Sydney, Darlinghurst and The Cross.

Art Walk is simple. Several times a year (spring, summer, autumn and winter) precinct galleries coordinate an afternoon of art, drinks and food, talks and conviviality. A program of talks links the galleries.

The next Sydney East Art Walk is Saturday 23 September 2017, 12-4pm


Kings Cross Art Walk


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2. Green Bans Art Walk 2011 — Self-Guided Walks


Self-guided Green Bans Walks: download DIY Green Bans map at


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This art walk and the Green Bans website were developed for the Green Bans Art Walk Exhibition in 2011. Presented by The Cross Art Projects, Performance Space, Big Fag Press and The Firstdraft Depot Project Space. The project was opened with talks by Jack Mundey with response by Peter McClelland, president CFMEU and Father Edmund Campion with response by Joe Owens, former BLF secretary. Other talks were by Meredith Burgmann, co-author of Green Bans, Red Union, Catriona Moore and Pam Johnson on 'Art and the Expanded Social Field' and Pat Fiske, director of 'Rocking the Foundations: A history of the Builders' Labourers' Federation' at the Green Bans Film Night Finale, at the Police Citizens Boys Club in Woolloomooloo.

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3. Kings Cross Art Walk


True flaneurs might prefer to stroll around four experimental project spaces within 5 minutes of each other in the heart of The Cross.



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Kings Cross, 1970 at 7.35 pm. Photo by John Fitzpatrick. Courtesy National Archives.