• Mia, 'Our Stories' youth art workshop, Manly Art Gallery & Museum 2019

Together through arts and creativity

More than ever in these extraordinary times our community needs arts, culture and creativity.

To support our artists, creatives and cultural workers we’ve curated a handy list of resources, funding and support to keep you up to date. We will keep bringing you links to local arts and culture, creative sector support and artists’ opportunities through Creative News and MAG&M News, so subscribe to our mailing list to keep up-to-date with the latest happenings across the sector. 

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Emma Kidd, Creative Space Resident 2019

Arts and Creativity Strategy

Learn more about Council’s commitment to supporting and growing a vibrant creative culture, authentic to the Northern Beaches.

Laura Jones: The Garden, exhibition viewing 2020. Image by Karen Watson

Arts and culture events

Find out what arts and culture events and activities are happening on the Northern Beaches.

Tramshed Watercolour Painter

Art spaces for hire

Spaces to hire for teaching arts or craft or holding an exhibition.

Courtesy of: Connor Neil Photography

Creative opportunities

Have a look at our range of cultural and creative opportunities.

Avalon Workshop

A new creative facility that offers a choice of two multi-purpose workshop spaces for hire and a creative studio for an annual lease. 

image courtesy Eve Bracewell

Mona Vale Creative Pop Up

A new creative pop-up space is coming to the heart of Mona Vale. Set amongst a busy village centre, the Mona Vale Creative Pop Up offers three ...

Creative Space

Creative Space is a contemporary community art space focused on supporting emerging and established Northern Beaches-based artists.

Glen Street Theatre

Our most enduring and loved performance space for professional theatre productions, music concerts, kids shows and community events

Manly Art Gallery & Museum (MAG&M)

Discover Manly Art Gallery & Museum, with visual arts and museum exhibitions, workshops, artist talks, performances and special events.

Claire Foxton, Native treasure, 2021 (detail). Manly Peninsula Carpark. Photograph by Connor Neil

Public art

Council’s public art program creates opportunities for artists and the community to celebrate the creative life of the Northern Beaches in public ...

2021 Eramboo Artist in Residence, Catriona Pollard. 

Artist Residency Program

This is your chance to be supported while you express your creative vision as an artist in residence on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Local creatives

Learn more about the Northern Beaches creative community and the local cultural and creative sector.

Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize

For artists and designers who are engaged with the natural world, sustainable living or responding to the climate change.