Scenes From Sydney: April Action

By Jaclyn Carlson The month of April always seems to fly by and before you know it, May has arrived and you find yourself wondering how quickly the year is going by. April in particular is always full of action, the days are shorter and your social calendar seems to fill up with launches, gallery openings, dinners and other winter gatherings. It's time to embrace April and all her creative options so get out there, get active and don't miss these three Sydney highlights...

MCA Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art has finally re-opened with an impressive launch collection of new exhibits and has brought back late night Thursdays, for the after work crowd wanting their visual fix.

7 Kinds of Happiness: Conversations on Design and Emotion Part of DesignEx, this three day program involves a series of 7 seminars run by speakers such as Alice Rawsthorne and Stefan Sagmeister all exploring the question, 'can designers create happiness?' What's even more interesting is that the seminars themselves will be held inside a structure made entirely of doonas.

AGDA Presents: Substance Is The New Style The NSW branch of the AGDA presents a night exploring strategic design thinking and examining how design thinking has been employed across the globe to deliver innovative solutions that change industry standards and redefine market positions.

Events about art, happiness and style? Sounds like an action packed and pretty awesome end to April...

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Jaclyn Carlson is the author behind the Sydney-based blog, Little Paper Trees. When not documenting her expat adventures, she can be found working for one of Australia’s top design & homewares trade shows. Passionate and prone to wasting hours on Pinterest, she has years of experience in marketing, advertising and PR and aims to put Sydney’s creative women in the spotlight with her monthly column.