Game Masters - The Exhibition
Step into the world of Zelda, Super Mario Bros, Sonic the Hedgehog and many more much loved characters at the blockbuster exhibition Game Masters.
Featuring over 100 playable games, this highly interactive exhibition celebrates the work of the world's most influential videogame designers and showcases some of the most groundbreaking games ever made across arcades, consoles, PC and mobile platforms.
Presented in three sections, a spectacular live gaming universe will be recreated to allow visitors the opportunity to experience their favourite games through both traditional arcade machines and consoles and large-scale interactive displays. Plus discover more about game design and development through rare original game artwork, 2D objects and revealing interviews with game designers.
This exhibition will open until 25th May 2014. Book Now!
Shark Mission at Sydney SEA LIFE Aquarium
See ten live species of sharks and discover what makes these creatures so intriguing in the brand new shark nursery. Marvel at huge real life Lemon Sharks and Grey Nurse Sharks in the new Shark Valley tunnels and touch shark jaws, eggs and more in the interactive discovery area.
There are NEW giant interactive touch screens displaying everything you need to know about the King of the Ocean. Kids can delve into a new interactive quiz trail and touch and feel jaws in a hands-on game revealing their diet and play with a 3D maze displaying how sharks use their senses.
Guests can also climb inside the jaws of a Megalodon shark and marvel at the humungous 7.4m replica of the Great White Shark to get a sense of the sheer size of these majestic creatures.
COMING SOON: Shark Reef Snorkel
For the ultimate test of bravery, take the plunge into the Great Barrier Reef exhibit to snorkel amongst the various reef sharks, sawfish and tropical fish. This brand new Shark Reef Snorkel encounter, that requires no diving experience, will give guests the chance to come face to fin with some of the most amazing creatures of the sea.
Darling Harbour Month Of Love
Darling Harbour is feelin' the love all over this February with date nights, roses and row boats on the bay.
Eat your heart out with dinner for two deals, loved up cocktails and dreamy desserts. Play around with cheeky photo booths, old school dance moves, pop-up drag shows, heart-stealing deals and a super-charged competition. Love oh so passionately with instant love messages, serenades and personalised fireworks.
From Valentine’s to Mardi Gras and every reason to love and be loved in between, we’ll take you and your favourite people to wherever your heart desires.
View the program of events here.
Taronga Wild! Rhinos
Taronga Wild! Rhinos is a Wild in Art event that will bring businesses, artists and schools together to create a spectacular world-class sculpture trail from the Sydney Harbour foreshore through the Blue Mountains to Dubbo and the Central West region of NSW.
From February – April 2014 a huge herd of wildly colourful rhino sculptures painted by artists and their small calves decorated by local schools will charge into town as part of a mass public art exhibition to help raise awareness and valuable funds for Taronga’s world leading Black Rhino breeding program and in-situ conservation projects.
After the event, each sculpture will be sold at auction with the net proceeds going to support Taronga’s Black Rhino breeding and in-situ conservation programs.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
From the bright, sparkling and saturated to the mixed, blurred and occasionally understated – the 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is poised to deliver festivalgoers a kaleidoscope of colourful experiences, with a jam-packed program of cultural and community events running from Sunday February 9 through to Sunday March 2, 2014.
Based on the creative concept of ‘kaleidoscope’, the three-week festival will offer up a slather of celebratory selections, with an array of free and ticketed events including fabulous parties; world-class cabaret, theatre and musical performances; premiere film screenings; all-inclusive community, social and youth events; interactive panel discussions; and unforgettable art exhibitions.
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Biennale Of Sydney
The Biennale of Sydney is a non-profit organisation that presents Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts festival. Held every two years, the Biennale is a three-month exhibition, with an accompanying program of artist talks, forums, guided tours and family days – all FREE to the public.
The Biennale of Sydney was the first biennale to be established in the Asia-Pacific region and, alongside the Venice and São Paulo biennales and documenta, is one of the longest running exhibitions of its kind.
Since its inception in 1973, the Biennale of Sydney has provided an international platform for innovative contemporary art, showcasing the work of nearly 1600 artists from over 100 countries.
Today it ranks as one of the leading international festivals of contemporary art in the world and continues to be recognised for showcasing the freshest and most provocative art from Australia and around the world.