We have a range of cultural, performance, public art and event opportunities. See the yearly Council event program.

Grant opportunities

Arts and Creativity Grants

Artists, arts workers, creatives, collectives and cultural organisations are encouraged to apply for Council’s new Arts and Creativity Grants Program. Applications close 30 June.

  • Individual Creative Projects: up to $5,000
  • Creative Community Projects: up to $10,000
  • Creative Industry Innovation Projects: up to $10,000

Creative Community Support Grants

This quick turn-around grant program will fund eligible Northern Beaches artists and small arts organisations to adapt their creative practice to the new social-distancing guidelines, establish new creative networks and help the community reconnect and rebuild through arts and creativity. Funding available: $500 - $3000. Applications close 31 May.

Other Opportunities

Express your interest in one of our projects listed below. Check out our previous projects

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.

Image detail: William Blake, Notebook c.1787 - c.1847

Poetry Alive 2020

Submissions are invited for the 6th annual Manly Art Gallery & Museum live poetry readings event.