16 Aug 2021

Follow The Rocks Art Trail Online

Down every cobblestone laneway and around every sandstone corner in The Rocks, you’ll find art from local visionaries and makers.
Follow The Rocks Art Trail Online

From original pieces sourced directly from local Aboriginal communities to surrealist masterworks by international icons, our little historic precinct has it all. 

And the best part? You can explore it all from the comfort of your couch with The Rocks Online Art Trail. 

The trail features 22 of the precinct’s best-loved local makers and includes a map from Sydney artist Squidinki so that you know exactly where you’re buying from. 


From masterful Aboriginal art, to surrealist oil paintings and digital animals - these are the exciting artists you have to see in The Rocks.

Discover the exciting original gift ware and souvenir brand, Squidinki. founded by Industrial and Interior designers, Max Mendez and Kerry Findlay. Using everyday products as a canvas for their whimsical illustrations, Squidinki aims to bring a chuckle to peoples’ everyday lives.
Visit Squidinki
Argyle Gallery
Since 2000, Argyle Gallery has housed an impressive collection of Australian and Aboriginal art and stunning crafts. Pieces are sourced directly from Aboriginal communities and the artists themselves.
Visit Argyle Gallery
ATTY Gallery
Discover the unconventional art of ATTY (real name Graham Atwell). A former police officer hailing from England, he now lives his best creative life here in Australia. ATTYs is all about animals, from hares and emus right through to giraffes. His quirky animal creations have been adopted in over 40 countries and welcomed into new homes by all kinds of animal lovers, celebrities, musicians and sports stars.
Visit ATTY Gallery
Gannon House Gallery
Tucked in a historic building is Gannon House Gallery. It’s a home to many renowned artists living and working in Australia, who are themselves included in the collection. The work has a particular emphasis on indigenous art, and pieces that reflect the uniqueness of the Australian Landscape. The resident glass artists come from all over the country, including Noel Hart, Eileen Gordon, Grant Donaldson, Mark Thelie and many others on permanent display. Stop in and see the best of the best.
Visit Gannon House Gallery
Museum of Contemporary Art
Step into a cutting-edge gallery in a grand art deco building. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is dedicated to collecting and presenting contemporary art from Australia and all around the world. The continually changing exhibition program means theres always something new and exciting to inspire you.
Visit Museum of Contemporary Art
Matt Pearson Photography
For more than 15 years Matt Pearson has been pushing the boundaries of fine art photography. His extensive catalogue of images feature some of the world’s most beautiful land and seascapes. With an impressive gallery consisting of Australia’s iconic ocean pools, rainforests, and the majestic Uluru, Matts unbridled enthusiasm and appetite for adventure has allowed him to share his love of nature through his camera lens.
Visit Matt Pearson Fine Art Photography
Billich Gallery
Step into this iconic Sydney gallery space and immerse yourself in a contemporary collection of works from master craftsman, Charles Billich. He describes his surrealist, with a touch of irony and a fair amount of humour. Painting and drawing across all media, Billich also sculpts in precious and semi-precious metals.
Visit Billich Gallery
The Ken Done Gallery
As one of the country’s most famous artists, the work of Ken Done has been described as the most original style to come out of Australia, included in collections throughout the world. The Ken Done Gallery is housed in the magnificent heritage Australian Steam Navigation Building. The exhibits are continuously changing and focus on the Australian landscape – the tropics, Sydney Harbour and the foreshore – as well as the artist's personal environment.
Visit The Ken Done Gallery
AAD Gallery
AAD Gallery is an artist run initiative, representing local artists. Gallery Director, Shazia Imran is recognised internationally for her expressive mixed media pieces. The team at AAD Gallery invite you to look through their selection of works, or organise a consultation.
Visit AAD Gallery


Discover handcrafted jewellery, luxurious wool clothing and more by makers throughout The Rocks.

DUX Collection
Set against the precincts historic backdrop, you can find DUX by the following the delicious smell of hand-poured candles. Many of their exceptional products are now being used in boutique hotels across the world. From the soaps to the aromatherapy sprays, everything is created using the best botanicals, with natural and plant-based organic ingredients. Theyre non-toxic, paraben-free, chemical-free and of course the entire DUX Collection is made without animal testing.
Visit DUX Collection
AHW Studio
Every piece of jewellery from AHW Studio tells a story. The unique style is a blend of old-world elegance and rare creative vision. Handcrafted with bygone watch parts, industrial fragments, raw brass and silver, AHW Studio is a family run business, evolved over generations, coaxing new aesthetics from the defunct.
Visit AHW Studio
Hathi Jewellery
There are plenty of exquisite gifts to in store at Hathi Jewellery. Peruse the fine handcrafted silver and gold jewellery, set with semiprecious stones. Linger around the handblown glass bowls and perfume bottles. And browse the beautiful vases and candle holders.
Visit Hathi Jewellery
Jason Ree
Step into the family-owned workshop of Jason Ree and deal directly with the designers and craftspeople. The atmosphere is always friendly, warm and open. While these award-winning specialists in Mokume Gane (Japanese metalwork), platinum and diamonds, they can create anything from the traditional to the more experimental. Each piece they put their stamp on will be completely unique and personal.
Visit Jason Ree
Mancuso Diamonds
Unlike conventional jewellery boutiques, where the same piece is crafted a thousand times over, Mancuso Diamonds specialise in one-off handmade pieces, with a particular passion for engagement rings. From a hand drawn sketch to the final product, you'll be able to deal directly with the master manufacturers as they craft your piece. They also offer repairs, valuations and a wide range of jewellery services.
Visit Mancuso Diamonds
The Rocks Markets
With a selection of handcrafted products, The Rocks Markets brings talented and experienced artists and makers to the heart of The Rocks every Saturday and Sunday. Take a stroll through the bustling market stalls and discover locally-designed fashion, handcrafted jewellery and unique homewares. Meet local Sydney artists and photographers, sample handmade beauty products, or simply grab a bite to eat from one of our many food vendors, to fuel your exploration.
Visit The Rocks Markets


One of Elton John’s favourite stores and a premium women’s boutique stocking only Australian brands are just a couple of the must-visit design hotspots in The Rocks.

Hunting Hue
Hunting Hue showcases a striking range of limited edition creations, pocket squares, silk scarves, napkins and children’s swimwear, featuring ever-changing iconic Sydney imagery. All images are captured by founder, Rebecca Collinson-Smith, whose passion for design and photography has been fostered through her extensive travels, experience of living in Sydney and the strong design culture of her own family.
Visit Hunting Hue
Louis Cardini
Louis Cardini learned his trade in France and has been designing and manufacturing quality leather bags and accessories in Australia since 1973. His designs are classic, elegant and timeless. Every one of Louis Cardini’s products is handcrafted with the finest quality leather and beautiful attention to detail. And while the brand might now be recognised internationally, its home is still here in The Rocks.
Visit Louis Cardini
Wendy Murray
Wendy Murray's unique leather and suede garments have developed a celebrity following in recent years and the new store includes designs that have made Wendy renowned internationally. Distinguished by the highest quality New Zealand & Australian leather, all garments are hand-made down to the finely crafted leather with its cut-out patterns.
Visit Wendy Murray
Joe Bananas
Head to Joe Bananas for handmade and tailored clothing for men – outfits that are quite simply one of a kind. Hand-woven in silk and linen and designed with character, colour and cut in mind. This iconic Australian menswear label has taken the Sydney fashion scene by storm with its sharp shirts and stylish jackets.
Visit Joe Bananas

The Rocks Art Trail Map