• Courtesy of: Connor Neil Photography

  • Ceramix installation, MAG&M, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio

We offer a range of cultural and creative opportunities including public art commissions, artist-in-residencies, an annual grant program and artist call-outs for exhibitions, performances, festivals and events.

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Spaces for hire

Mona Vale Creative Pop-Up

A makers shop and three studio spaces for creatives to make and sell their work is open for hire heart of the village centre in Mona Vale. Find out more

Avalon Workshop

Need space to teach your latest workshop or want to host a creative happening? Find out more

Creative Space 

A contemporary community art space providing opportunities for exhibitions and creative programming. Find out more


Once a year, we invite artists and creatives to apply for residency opportunities through our Artist Residency Program. Find out more

Arts and Creativity Grants

Council’s has an annual Arts and Creativity Grants Program for artists, arts workers, creatives, collectives and cultural organisations. The 2021 - 2022 Arts and Creativity Grant applications are now closed. 

Public art opportunities 

Council has a number of evolving public art projects, including street art projects and public art throughout the Northern Beaches. Find out more

COVID-19 support

We've put together a list of resources, sector support, funding and creative opportunities for artists specifically relating to COVID-19. Find out more

Other opportunities

Assistance for Creatives

A list of creative agencies and industry bodies providing up-to-date advice and support for artists, creatives and cultural workers

Creative Toolkit

See the series of professional development workshops for artists and makers