CarriageWorks is a multi-venue centre focused on the creation and presentation of contemporary art and culture. There are large flexible theatre spaces (Bay 17 and Bay 20), gallery (Bay 19) and exhibition spaces, rehearsal rooms (Track 8 and Track 12) and a scenery workshop. CarriageWorks is a working hub for practitioners and audiences of the small to medium arts sector.
CarriageWorks is housed in the old Eveleigh Rail Yards at Wilson Street, located within the emerging Redfern Waterloo precinct, and has been developed by the NSW State Government through Arts NSW. Starting with the cathedral-scale foyer, the physical beauty and scope of CarriageWorks is inspiring. The distinctive nineteenth century industrial atmosphere of the former railway carriage and blacksmith workshops have been retained, with many heritage iron and brick details featured in the regeneration of the building.