Tiny Doors Are Popping Up Around The Northern Beaches So Keep Your Eyes Peeled

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This is a-DOOR-able! Northern Beaches Council, in collaboration with a bunch of creative young people, have constructed a public art project called Tiny Doors.

The 32 unique tiny doors have been installed across the Northern Beaches hidden in plain site and arranged into five mini hunting trails. At only a few centimetres in height, you'll have to be a very savvy detective to find them. Just another reason to get off your phones and take in the surrounds! 

Go On A Treasure Hunt

To help you find the Tiny Doors, pop into any of the six Northern Beaches Library branches to collect your passport and map. Tick off the doors that hide by using these guides and when you find one, don’t forget to take a picture and upload to social media with the hashtag #tinydoorsnb

Who's Behind The Doors?

Tiny Doors is a youth-led art project involving 88 people between the ages 12-to-24, working with professional artists, digital producers and marketing officers. The project began in March 2018 and the teams of youngsters brought the doors to life in time for the launch on December 7, 2018. 

The doors were made from a wide range of materials including resin, clay shells, fabric, moss, buttons and a ton of paint and glue. Over 540 hours were spent creating the doors and the website. Each door you see represents a door or portal from literature, everything from Doctor Who to Rapunzel to Alice in Wonderland and the Hobbit.

Inspiration Came Knocking

The Tiny Doors art project began in Atlanta in 2004 opening up a world of wonder to tiny spaces. The 6-inch doors have well and truly put the city on the map. You'll also find them in Launceston, Tasmania!

We hope the Northern Beaches branch has the same success and we start seeing them pop up all over Sydney! 

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