Whether you want to participate or just spectate, there are many ways to enjoy music, drama, art and other cultures on the University’s campus or with its student clubs and societies.
Manning Bar is the venue for many on-campus concerts and dance parties, including the major events Beachball, Snowball and Sounds in the Grounds.
The Seymour Centre hosts performances by well-known and niche artists throughout the year.
The Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s concerts feature established musicians as well as the Conservatorium’s own students.
The University’s campuses are home to the following permanent galleries: the University Art Gallery, Tin Sheds and the Sydney College of the Arts galleries.
Some art exhibitions can be found in the University’s events listing.
The students of several faculties produce and perform annual revues, a side-splitting combination of political satire, merciless parodies and irreverent humour.
The Seymour Centre hosts numerous plays and musicals throughout the year.
Some theatre performances can be found in the University’s events listing.
Verge Arts Festival
Verge is an annual Arts Festival held in the first two weeks of September. During the festival, the campus comes alive with music, art, film and theatre, all highlighting and encouraging the creativity of the members of the University of Sydney.
Together, the Macleay and Nicholson museums represent one of the largest and finest university collections of antiquities, art, ethnography and natural history in Australia. Entry is free.
Centre for Continuing Education
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Students interested in developing their own musical talent can enrol in the Conservatorium’s Community Open Program.