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Where is Sydney's Best Sculpture Walk?

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by Vanessa M (subscribe)
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Published September 14th 2014
Sculpture walks are a great way to explore some of Sydney's sights. The get you outside and appreciating the cultural side of our city. Some of the most well-known ones are temporary, like the annual Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi. But there's also permanent ones, which serve to liven up spaces. They're all over Sydney, but which one is the best?

sculpture by the sea bondi
Sculpture by the Sea a few years ago

One of my favourite sculpture walks is the Walsh Bay Sculpture Walk located near the piers, right on Sydney Harbour. It has eight pieces and it seems that everywhere you go, there's something to see. It is a little out of the way to go to for just the walk, considering how much else there is to see on the harbour, but it's a great discovery when you're already in the area (Walsh Bay is an arts hub, so it draws the right type of person too).

sculpture walk wash bay, Jimmie Durham, Still Life With Stone and Car
Jimmie Durham's 'Still Life With Stone and Car' in Walsh Bay

Public sculptures really are starting to be found everywhere though. For example, Chatswood Trasport Interchange is filled with public art (I bet you never noticed a lot of it before, but take a look here and you're sure to see it with new eyes next time).

public art chatswood transport interchange, chatswood station roses
Roses at Chatswood Station

What sculpture walks do you like? Is there one where the works just make it particularly special? Or where the setting is amazing?
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Macquarie uni is pretty good. You can walk the grounds for free. They have a diverse range of subjects.
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