If you only do one thing Biennale of Sydney
The work of more than 80 artists from 34 countries is currently on show in the CBD, Inner West, Woolloomooloo, Redfern and Cockatoo Island, exploring the theme that ‘the future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed’ (
Biennale of Sydney
FESTIVALS Until Jun 5
Around Sydney Every two years the Biennale takes over the city’s major art institutions and Cockatoo Island. This year the wonderland of art extends to Mortuary Station, Carriageworks and the Inner West. www. biennaleofsydney.com. au. Free.
The Blake Prize
CONTEMPORARY Until Apr 24
Casula Powerhouse This exhibition is for the 80 finalists in the 64th Blake Prize – awarded to works of contemporary art and poetry that deal with the spiritual and religious aspects of experience. 1 Powerhouse Rd, Casula 2170. 02 9824 1121. www.casula powerhouse.com. Daily 10am-5pm. Free.
Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career
CONTEMPORARY Until May 1
Museum of Contemporary Art Last chance to see the work of the “humble potter who has risen to great heights”. Winner of the prestigious Turner Prize in 2003, and a celebrity in the UK, Perry is known for playful and colourful work that spans textiles, ceramics and sculpture, often laced with autobiographical references. 140 George St, The Rocks 2000. 02 9245 2400. www. mca.com.au. Fri-Wed 10am5pm; Thu 10am-9pm. $0-$20.
CONTEMPORARY Until Aug 7
White Rabbit A military tank made from Italian leather (by artist He Xiangyu) is among the marvels in White Rabbit’s new David Williamscurated show of Chinese art. 30 Balfour St, Chippendale 2008. 02 8399 2867. www.whiterabbit collection.org. Wed-Sun 10am-5pm. Free.
With Secrecy and Despatch
CONTEMPORARY Apr 9-Jun 12
Campbelltown Arts Centre Campbelltown Arts Centre commemorates the Appin massacre with a major exhibition of new work by Aboriginal Australian and First Nations Canadian artists. 1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown 2560. 02 4645 4100. c-a-c.com.au. Daily 10am-4pm. Free.