The Oxford Art Factory is a two room, multi-functional venue that has re-shaped entertainment in Sydney.
Inspired by Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York during the 60’s, the venue creates a cultural focal point for international and local artists, providing them with a world-class platform from which to showcase their talents to an estimated weekly audience of over 5,000 people.
The Oxford Art Factory is more than just an impressive space. It is an informed response to Sydney’s desire for a dynamic new entertainment experience. From the interior fit-out to bar operations, entertainment bookings to marketing – every component of the Oxford Art Factory draws upon the experience of industry leaders to ensure that the atmosphere is second to none.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT / By Train:
Oxford Art Factory is only a five minute walk from Museum Station and is a 10-15 minute walk from both Central and Town Hall Stations.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT / By Bus:
Depending on the direction you are arriving from, many buses run down Oxford and adjacent streets. For more information or to plan your journey, visit the NSW Transport info website.
Street parking on and around Oxford Street is available but limited. The closest parking stations are approximately a 10 minutes walk from the venue. Wilson Parking is on the corner of Goulburn and Elizabeth Streets and there is a Secure Parking Station on Riley Street.
The Gallery Bar is defined as the space located immediately down the stairs and to the left from the front entrance. The Gallery is nearly always free entry to encourage people to come down and check out new acts or artists they might not have heard of.
THE LIVE ART SPACE (MAIN ROOM)
The Live Art Space room provides a multi functional medium-sized live performance space which caters for international and local bands and theatre, as well as a dynamic program of alternate entertainment such as burlesque, cabaret, vaudeville and theatre.
No strict dress code. Covered in shoes preferred but not essential.
Passouts are accepted before 3am with a valid stamp.
No smoking inside. There is a designated smoking area outside on Oxford Street.
The cloakroom is generally open on Friday & Saturday nights between 9pm & 2am. Items are charged at $4 each.
Please email our automated service [email protected] to receive an email with all confirmed set/playing times including info on support acts & confirmation on whether tix will be available at the door on the night.
Oxford Art Factory is wheelchair accessible. The front door staff can assist with entry via our elevator and there is a wheelchair accessible bathroom.
The venue does not have any allocated disabled parking spaces. Please see 'Parking' section above.
Carer/companion card policy:
Companion cards are accepted. Please contact the venue in advance if possible.
The Oxford Art Factory is a licensed venue for patrons over 18 years of age. When visiting the venue, one of the following forms of ID is required to gain entry: Drivers License, Proof of Age card or current Passport. Any events held for under 18s will be clearly advertised as such.
Any events held for under 18s will be clearly advertised as such.
Basement, 38-46 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Ph (02) 9332 3711