• Image detail: Charlie Sheard, Pure Abstraction [LJW - LBF], 2012-2015, acrylic mediums on polyester, 214 x 198cm

Throughout the year we present a range of exhibitions, featuring painting, drawing, photography, illustration, multimedia, ceramics, and printmaking. You’ll find inspiration from emerging and established local, Indigenous and international artists, and we’ll always try to surprise you.

View the Exhibitions Program for July to Dec 2019.

It’s inspirational to look back at past exhibitions and remember the many astonishing installations, experiences and exhibitions the MAG&M has been privileged to host over just the past few years, and the many artists we have been able to present.

What's on now?

Manly Art Gallery & Museum ceramics gallery installation © the artists and Karen Watson Photography

In the Storeroom - MAG&M’s Ceramics Collection

View 'behind the scenes' ceramics collection which currently comprises over 390 works dating back to the 1970s.

Image detail: Stu Spence, Come on, take my hand, 2008

Stu Spence: Unclear, Becoming Clearer

Stu Spence’s photographs are oblique observations of fleeting moments. Ambiguous in meaning, they wait for interpretation and narrative. He is a ...

Image detail: Mick Glasheen, Ceremonial Site at Dawn

Mick Glasheen - Garigal Country: Drawing on the Land

Mick Glasheen has been a pioneering force in the fields of experimental film and interactive media. For the past twenty-five years, living on the ...

Image detail: Wendy Sharpe, Autumn Night, Manly, oil on canvas, 30 x 30cm

Wendy Sharpe: Wanderlust

Specially curated for MAG&M by the artist, this new iteration of Wendy Sharpe’s travelling exhibition, Wanderlust, evokes experiences of the ...