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History, culture, remembrance and love

The popular month-long outdoor exhibition, HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures, returns this spring with a brand new name, new curator and two new streams of work showcasing student artworks and film artworks.

Now in its 11th year, HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures invites the public to experience the historic and cultural significance of Rookwood Cemetery, the oldest, largest and most multicultural cemetery in Australia.

This year's exciting open-air exhibition will open to the public on Saturday 7th September and is set to provide an unusual and engaging experience for visitors amongst the historic monuments and impressive architecture of the cemetery.

The exhibition is designed to provoke discussion, reflection and different perspectives about the passage of time, cycles of life, rituals, love, loss and our interconnection with memories.

Curator Dr Kath Fries is a well-known artist, researcher and writer, who is responsible for the new creative direction of this year's event which will showcase student artworks and video & moving image, alongside strategically placed sculptures and installations.

HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures 2019 is an unusual exhibition, which will shape and transform one's experience of places, cultures and history.

Come and immerse yourself in Rookwood's Victorian-era inspired surroundings, whilst supporting the Australian art and tourism industries.

The official opening will be held on 7 September at 3pm. The exhibition will remain open to the public daily, from sunrise to sunset until Monday 7th October 2019. Entry is FREE.

All are welcome to experience HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures 2019, plan your visit today at

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When: 7th September - 7th October / Open Sunrise to Sunset
Where: Rookwood Cemetery Village Green, Cnr Necropolis Drive and Hawthorne Avenue
Cost: Free Entry
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