We are passionate about sharing the historic Rookwood Cemetery with the community. We do this by hosting commemorative events, history events, art events and workshops and open days.

Stonemason Carving Competition 2022

1 April - 16 May 2022

Rookwood General Cemetery’s (RGC) annual Stonemason Carving Competition, invites Stonemasons to hand carve a snapshot of an existing or original architectural detail, feature or profile within stone. The carvings submitted depict a geometric architectural detail in a variety of scales and forms.

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HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures 2022

10 September - 9 October 2022

HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that steps outside the notion of mainstream galleries and typical outdoor sculpture exhibitions to showcase Rookwood as Australia's most multicultural site. 

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History Talks and Tours

Journey back 150 years with a Rookwood Cemetery Walking Tour. Visitors will discover some fascinating cemetery history and visit significant areas and notable graves.

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