Manly Art Gallery and Museum

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.

About MAG&M

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

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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.

Adam Cullen, Art is Pain Relief, MAGM 2023


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

Tom Blachford

Talks and events

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



On-site and online, MAG&M offers a diverse range of creative learning opportunities and educational resources.



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

Gerry Wedd ceramic thongs

Design Shop

The Design shop exclusively features Northern Beaches artists, makers and designers.

3 ferry replicas

MAG&M Society

Become a member to support MAG&M and join a community of art lovers.

Woman at exhibition opening

Collection 100

2024 marks 100 years of public collecting at MAG&M. To celebrate, we are presenting a series of three special collection...

Wendy Sharpe, Blue Harbour, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 92 x 183cm. Gift of MAG&M Society 2020

Support us

There's a range of ways that you can help support MAG&M.

Installation exhibiting at MAG&M

Venue hire

Located on the edge of Manly Cove with waterfront views, the Manly Art Gallery & Museum is a multi-purpose function space ideal for cultural events, private dinners, workshops, corporate events, or meetings.

view of Manly Cove from MAG&M


Our program offers individuals the opportunity to develop new skills in the arts and meet like minded people, whilst contributing...

Volunteers at MAG&M