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Sun, 19 May


Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park

Sculpting Sydney

A tour of Sydney's public sculpture

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Sculpting Sydney
Sculpting Sydney

Time & Location

19 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park, Hyde Park North, 110 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia


About the event

Discover the many layers of Sydney via its public sculpture. Beginning with James White's little known  masterpiece in Hyde Park and ending with Judy Watson's work celebrating Indigenous fishing culture, the tour will reveal the ecological, Gadigal and colonial dimensions of the modern city.

Works include:

- James White, "William Bede Daley Memorial"

- Hossain and Angela Valamanesh "Irish Famine Memorial"

- Edward Bailey, "Governor Bourke Memorial"

- Daphne Mayo "State Library Reliefs" 

- Achille Simonetti "Governor Phillip Memorial"

- Janet Laurence and Fiona Foley " Edge of Trees"

- Judy Watson "Burra"  

Walking distance: 3km

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