Thank you to all our visitors that joined us over the four days of the Fair at our new home at The Great Hall. We hope it was as fabulous for you as it was to us and we can’t wait to welcome you back next year. Join our mailing list for updates.

The elegant Great Hall at the University of Sydney offers a stunning backdrop for the display and sale of some of the finest antiques and artworks in the country.

The AAADA Antiques & Art Fair Sydney has been a highlight of the Australian arts calendar for over 20 years. It brings together Australia’s leading antique dealers, showcasing an extensive range of fine antiques and art. The fair is a must-see event for anyone interested in interior design, history, and art. 

“We are thrilled to announce the new dates and location of our Antiques & Art Fair Sydney” said AAADA President Andrew Simpson. “The Great Hall at the University of Sydney is a magnificent venue that will provide a stunning backdrop for our exhibitors and their collections. We look forward to welcoming visitors from all over Australia to this prestigious event in September.”

The only Antiques & Art Fair in Sydney that is backed by the AAADA Code of Practice. So you buy with confidence. 

The Great Hall
University of Sydney
Science Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

Disability access
Cafe Open

University of Sydney – getting to campus
Please note there has been a number of enquiries for accessible parking, at times there may be high demand for these limited spots. Please follow the link above for more options. If you are coming via Uber or Taxi accessible drop-off can be made next to the Hall.

Thursday 31 August (Opening Preview) 4pm-8pm
A preview of the fair including drinks & light refreshments
Friday 1 September 10am-6pm
Saturday 2 September  10am-6pm
Sunday 3 September  10am-4pm

Opening Preview (31 August) Includes drinks & light refreshments
$40 Online / $50 at the Door
General Admission (1-3 September) $20
Concession (1-3 September) $15
Children under 16 Free

Tickets available online or at the door

Although tickets are allocated to a particular date, they are valid for any general admission day (1-3 September).

Return entry tickets available


Join us for the Scotchmans Hill Evening Drinks and we’ll offer you a glass of  wine as you enter the Fair.

Friday 1 September 4-6pm
Saturday 2 September 4-6pm


John Hawkins – Meet at Stand 8
Friday 1 September 11am
Saturday 2 September 11am
Sunday 3 September 11am

Mark HowardMeet at Stand 12
Friday 1 September 2pm
Saturday 2 September 2pm
Sunday 3 September 2pm

Join one of our knowledgeable Exhibitors on a fascinating free tour of the fair, looking at the most interesting pieces. These tours will run daily and involve walking around the fair in a casual atmosphere, where you can ask questions and learn new things. 

John Hawkins was born and educated in England, after graduating from Sandhurst, he was commissioned into the Middlesex Regiment in 1962. Resigning his commission, he emigrated to Australia in 1967. In 1973 he wrote the catalogue of an exhibition held by the National Trust in Sydney, titled Australian Silver 1800 – 1900, among many other titles. John lives in Tasmania and is acknowledged as having assembled some of the foremost collections of antiques, both internationally and within Australia and he was President of the Australian Antique Dealers Association between 1993 & 1999. 

Mark Howard is an experienced and passionate antique dealer, a former WA President of the AAADA, and an approved valuer for the Commonwealth Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. 
Established in 1979, Lauder and Howard deal in high quality antique furniture, porcelain, glass, silver and works of art at their showrooms situated in Hobart, Tasmania.

Friday 1 September 3-4 pm
Saturday 2 September 3-4 pm
Sunday 3 September 1-2 pm

Come to the front desk with your item or a photo and we’ll match you with the right expert for your appraisal, taking you over to their stand to talk about your item and it’s history.

Saturday 2 September 3-4 pm


The Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association is the leading industry body representing Antique and Fine Art dealers in Australia. Our members operate well established businesses, are respected for their expertise in their chosen fields, and continually seek to expand that knowledge. The AAADA is consulted by Government Agencies and Collectors Societies on all matters relating to Antiques and the Fine Arts. AAADA members offer professional advice and a commitment to advancing the understanding of Antiques and Fine Arts in the Australian community.

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