Skip Links


See your product on shelf at the House

Uncovered will be back soon! Stay tuned for the next round of applications and sign up to receive the latest updates.

Are you an Australian based maker, designer, creative? We’d love to offer you the chance to showcase your product on shelf at the Sydney Opera House, the world’s most iconic performing arts venue. 

We're excited to uncover extraordinary Australian products and support the next generation of local makers, designers, artisans and creatives. 

The Program

Applications are across four categories:

  • Clothing and Accessories
  • Prints, Photography and Art
  • Homewares and Gifts
  • First Nations: Products made by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people which reflect their connection to First Nations culture

One applicant from each of the four product categories will be selected for a three month in store residency for your product, plus 1 to 1 mentoring from Opera House and Industry retail and design experts.

Applications are now closed, successful applicants will be contacted and announced soon. 

Meet the Uncovered Team

Christophe Hoppé


"It's been an amazing ride, this entrepreneurship. Thank you to the Sydney Opera House for creating this nurturing environment of growth and opportunity. It is now a pleasure to be able to support up and coming businesses through the Sydney Opera House Uncovered program."


Nicky Brandon

General Manager Tours, Retail and Projects - Visitor Experience
Sydney Opera House

“The Opera House is renowned for the artists and performers that grace its stages but there are so many other mediums in which creativity can be expressed. The Uncovered program allows us to support and showcase up and coming Australian creative makers, artists and designers and project their stories and creativity through the Sydney Opera House platforms.”


Dan Ingham

Head of Creative
Sydney Opera House

“Sydney Opera House has long been a source of inspiration for many. Uncovered now gives the Opera House a great opportunity to celebrate inspirational up and coming product makers.”


Rhoda Roberts AO

Head of First Nations Programming, Sydney Opera House
Festival Director, Boomerang Festival / Bluesfest
Creative Director Parrtjima Festival (NT)
Associate: Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA) 

Rhoda is an experienced motivated and versatile arts executive, with a diverse range of international and national industry practice within commercial, community and non-profit organisations.