Art Out in Chippendale; Self-Guided Tour


Suggested route below (but start anywhere or in either direction) featuring Galleries, Street Art, Landmarks, Cafes & Bars

Peach Black Chippendale Gallery Sydney Art Out Live Cure Opening December 2020 12

Peach Black


Curated by founder Matteo Bernasconi, Matteo’s exhibitions ‘The Cure’ & ‘The Homo Sapiens’ (Virtual Tours) have focused on the theme of touch, while ‘The Peach Black Life Drawing Club’ (Virtual Tour) exhibition showcased the highlights from Matteo’s students. Oli &J Jewellery and Matteo’s studio are also on site + see here for our chat with Matteo

Chippen Lane Chippendale Street Art Sydney Art Out Live February 2021 Moussa

Chippen Lane Art


Astride the Lord Gladstone sits the bar’s tribute to MF Doom, his role in conscious 90’s hip hop and significance in the Black Power movement. Completed by Sydney-based Artist Moussa in February 2021 (with later additions to the wall) via a combination of spray, hand brush and lettering, the typeface is based on the Born Like This album sleeve (Virtual Tour)

The wall changed five times through 2020-2021 with further contributions via Chippendale Artist and 2020 Archibald Finalist Scottie Marsh & Love Is A Sign (Virtual Tours) and is also the site of Marsh’s famous ‘Egg Boy’ mural. On the opposite wall Marsh’s ‘Merry Crisis’ mural depicting Scott Morrison in Hawaii was also a fixture

Lord Gladstone Hotel Chippendale Cafes Bars Sydney Art Out Live

Lord Gladstone Hotel

Featuring murals from Fintan Magee and Scottie Marsh’s Biggie Smalls towering above all, beloved Chippendale watering hole the Lord Gladstone (‘Gladdy’) includes Goodspace Gallery upstairs hosting exhibitions, gigs and weekly life drawing classes. If you’re a Union fan it’s one of the best stops in Sydney and the tacos are a favourite (Virtual Tour)

Fintan Magee is a Street Artist and Muralist who has produced many large-scale works throughout Sydney and Sydney’s Inner West including Newtown, Enmore, Redfern and Glebe

Harrington Street Gallery Chippendale Galleries Sydney Art Out Live

Harrington Street Gallery

Harrington Street is Chippendales’s dedicated Co-operative Gallery operating on Meagher Street, Chippendale since 1986. An inspiration from Artist John Ogburn centred on supporting the work of emerging and established Artists absent commercial constraints, Artists long associated with Harrington Street Gallery develop and showcase works collectively (Virtual Tour)

Make sure to pop around the corner for Melbourne Artist Adnate’s and Luxembourg-based Eric Mangen’s gorgeous mural (Virtual Tour), Apeseven’s ‘Red Bellied’ (Virtual Tour) and Shapiro Annex Gallery just over on Balfour Street (Virtual Tour)

Sneaky Possum Chippendale (5) Cafes Bars Sydney Art Out Live

Sneaky Possum

Sneaky Possum’s exterior features murals via Blends, Fintan Magee & an ibis-heavy piece via Chippendale’s Scottie Marsh (Virtual Tour) whose Danny Lim mural (Virtual Tour) sits adjacent to Cafe Giulia (Virtual Tour) on the adjacent block. Marsh offered prizes to the first few visitors to snap a pic of the Mural with an actual Bin Chicken

Inside, Sneaky Possum hosts much fauna-themed art from among others Blends, Kirsty Neilson & Caitlin Chan. Pop in and say hi to Ryan, Telulah & Phil – there’s seltzer on tap, regular pool, weekly poker tournaments + comedy & gigs upstairs! (Virtual Tour)


something for jess Chippendale (1) Cafes Bars Sydney Art Out Live

something for jess

A Chippendale staple, something for jess feature revolving exhibitions from local artists every 4-8 weeks. Claire Rowe & Byron Boehm have showcased among the latest (Virtual Tours); when you’re in go for the fritters!


Galerie pompom Chippendale Gallery Sydney Art Out Live

Galerie pompom

Featuring revolving exhibitions and multimedia installations from Sydney artists the breakout spaces at Galerie pompom often permit more than a few exhibitions at any given time (Virtual Tour)


Central Park Chippendale Landmarks Sydney Art Out Live Gillie and Marc 13 October 2020 (6)

Central Park

Always home to new installations, visit art from Gillie & Marc, Sophi Odling, Cobre, Mulga the Artist & Krimsome (Virtual Tour). Check out art in Anita Gelato (Virtual Tour) Spice Alley with more from Scottie Marsh (Virtual Tour), Handpicked Cellar Door (Virtual Tour), Brews Brothers (Virtual Tour) & of course the Japan Foundation is on Level Six with a dedicated Gallery and Library (Virtual Tour)


Wellington Street Chippendale Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Wellington Street Art

Scottie Marsh’s response to Alan Jones’ comments on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern + Blends’ April 2017 collaboration with Rhys John Kaye (Virtual Tour). Blends is a Sydney-based Artist focused on Illustration, Fashion Design, Murals, Typography and Graphic Design


Canteen Gallery Chippendale Sydney Art Out Live December 2020 Spinefoot Kaspar Kagi


Chippendale’s tucked-away gem in the old flour mill hosts several artist studios and lately exhibitions from Kaspar Kagi (‘Spinefoot’ [Virtual Tour]) and ‘One Off’ featuring Serwah Attafuah, Ryan Hancock, Rosemary Lee, Thomas Whelan & Christopher Zanko where Canteen founder Alex Latham invited artists to contribute pieces divorced from their typical practice (Virtual Tour)