• Fluidity 2017 - Karen Visser and Catriona Pollard

Creative Space in North Curl Curl was conceived for emerging or established artists who need studio space, and for curators, groups and individuals who need an exhibition venue. Creative Space is an affordable, professional arts facility on the Northern Beaches where you can show your work and connect with the community.

Who can use the gallery?

The gallery is for artists and curators holding solo or group exhibitions. We may have the capacity for one-off workshops, but not functions or regular activities. We provide technical know-how and promotional support, plus access to facilities and equipment.

Take a look at our gallery hire terms and conditions.

Gallery facilities

The Creative Space is accessible, with kitchenette, toilets and outdoor area. Equipment available includes a ladder, 10 tables, 45 chairs, 45 stools, exhibition lights, trolley, around 110 cables and 200 hooks, and various plinths. The space is unstaffed, so please make sure you have appropriate minders during your open times.

Gallery bookings and rates

You can hire the gallery for a minimum of two weeks and up to four weeks at a time. For 2019, the solo exhibitions rate is $250 per week, shared gallery exhibitions rate is $180 per week and group exhibitions rate is $360 per week. We’ll ask you for a refundable bond of $300 when we confirm your booking. 

Applications for solo, shared and group exhibitions for 2019 close on 31 August 2018.

Studio booking

If you’re an artist establishing your practice and you’d like to hire an inspirational creative space of your own, we have single studios and one double studio to hire at subsidised rates for 12 months.

For more information, please go directly to Northern Beaches Artist Studios

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105 Abbott Road
North Curl Curl NSW 2099
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