Venue for Hire

Visitors sit on chairs in a venue and enjoy the event. © Goethe-Institut Dominik Lack

Discover our event hall, perfect for your cultural event. Whether you are planning a concert, a reading, a conference or corporate event, our event hall offers enough space for your guests and can be flexibly adapted to your needs.

The Goethe-Institut rents out its event hall to the following organisations:

  • Cultural organisations
  • Music ensembles
  • Small theatre groups and other community organisations
Corporate events as well as conferences can also be held at our event hall. The Goethe-Institut is located in one of the most prestigious streets in Sydney and is situated in a beautiful heritage-listed building in Woollahra. The venue booking fee is $650 excl. GST. The total amount must be paid prior to the event (a 90% refund will be paid if the event is cancelled at least three days prior to the event date).

Our event hall includes the following: chairs, a small stage, use of a baby grand piano (Model: Piano K Kawai), a lecture stand, microphones, a flip chart and a video and an audio system. The hall is suitable for up to 120 people. The piano is included in the booking fee. However, if you wish to tune the piano, please organise the tuner to come in at your own cost during regular business hours.

Furthermore, our light-flooded foyer and a modern kitchen can also be utilised for your function at no extra cost. The kitchen can be used for catering purposes. Our spacious balcony - fully equipped with tables and chairs - connected to the foyer is also included in the venue price. It is an ideal spot to serve snacks and drinks.

Please note that all functions have to comply with the guidelines of the Goethe-Institut Sydney.

Please contact us if you wish to inspect our event hall.

  • The artists perform on stage © Goethe-Institut

    Lolo Lovina performt auf dem German Cutural Day im April 2023

  • Moderator leads a conversation with artist Sven Marquardt © Goethe-Institut

    Artist Talk with Sven Marquardt in October 2018

  • The artists perform on stage and audience is watching them © Goethe-Institut

    Quintett Hinterlandt perform at German Cultural Day in April 2023

  • Fire Dancer performs in front of the Goethe-Institut Sydney and spectators watch her perform © Goethe-Institut

  • The children's choir of the German International School Sydney perform on stage and a big audience is watching © Goethe-Institut

    Children's Choir of the German International School Sydney perform at the German Cultural Day in April 2023

  • Participants sit in a circle of chairs and discuss © Goethe-Institut

    Biennale of Sydney panel discussion in 2022

  • St Raphael Dancers perform in traditional German clothing and spin in circles on the dance floor © Goethe-Institut

    St Raphael Dancers perform at German Cultural Day in Sydney in April 2023

  • Besucher*innen unterhalten sich nach Veranstaltung © Goethe-Institut

    Besucher*innen unterhalten sich nach Sjaella-Veranstaltung in unserem Foyer

  • Visitors gather on our terrace during an event © Goethe-Institut

    Visitors gather on our terrace during an event

  • Guests sit at table, talk and drink © Goethe-Institut

    Visitors meet on the terrace after an event

  • A bar with a variety of drinks and glasses © Goethe-Institut

    The bar in the foyer

  • Ein helles Foyer mit Sitzgelegenheiten und Bildern an der Wand © Goethe-Institut

    The foyer of the Goethe-Institut Sydney

  • The outside of a heritate listed building with a piece of the Berlin wall in front of it © Goethe-Institut

    The Goethe-Institut in Sydney

Andrea Scheck

Reception Sydney
Team Assistant, Internships
Goethe-Institut Australia