• Photo by Greg Piper, 2021

When we opened in 1930, MAG&M was NSW’s first metropolitan-based public regional gallery. Today we’re a hub of cultural activity on the Northern Beaches!

You can find us on West Esplanade Reserve, Manly - a picturesque 4 minute walk from Manly Wharf. 

Enquiries? Email or call 8495 5036.

Opening hours

  • Open - 10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday.
  • Closed - Mondays and Public Holidays.

Holiday hours

  • Open - 12 to 5pm, Fri 24 Dec.
  • Closed - Sat 25 Dec, Sun 26 Dec, Mon 27 Dec, Tue 28 Dec, Sat 1 Jan and Wed 26 Jan.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of this land and elders past and present. We recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of the Northern Beaches. Aboriginal culture is integral to our understanding of belonging, community and care of the land.


Laura Jones, 2020. 

About MAG&M

Welcome to MAG&M, Sydney's harbourside regional art gallery and the centre for arts, culture and creativity on the Northern Beaches.

MAG&M Online

Explore MAG&M's online exhibitions, digital catalogues, creative activities and films on art and music.

Merran Esson ‘Autumn on the Monaro, 2019. installation in Destination Sydney: The natural world, 2021. Photo by Greg Piper. 


Find out more about MAG&M's exhibitions - past, present and forthcoming.

CERAMIX 2021 exhibition preview. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio

Talks and events

What's on at MAG&M? Discover more about our upcoming talks and events.

MAG&M Kids Art Adventures: Seaweed Arboretum, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio.

Creative Learning

MAG&M's education programs deepen your appreciation of the arts through creative learning opportunities.

Design Shop

Supporting artists and designers, locally and Australia wide, we celebrate design and offer a unique gift shop for the Northern Beaches.

Photo: Nicholas Langley 2020

MAG&M Society

Join MAG&M Society and connect with our vibrant local arts community, and help us create fundraising opportunities and social events.

Leila Jeffreys: Birdland, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio

Schools and groups

If you are a primary, secondary or tertiary school visual arts teacher, MAG&M is a great destination for you and your students.

MAG&M Ceramics Gallery. Photography: Karen Watson


Find out more about the latest acquisitions and permanent art and heritage collections at MAG&M.

Image detail - Robert Hay Robertson, West Esplanade Reserve Bandstand (Manly Art Gallery), 1924, watercolour on paper, 22 x 34cm. MAG&M Collection - Donated by Mrs Crowley in 1987

History of MAG&M

A comprehensive history of MAG&M - the oldest metropolitan purpose-built regional gallery in NSW.