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Join us at MAG&M. Take the opportunity to meet our inspiring and insightful artists and authors and gain more understanding of our current exhibitions. Each event is accompanied by a series of public programs to enhance your exhibition experience. Take a look at our events calendar.

Manly Arts Festival 2019

Each year, since 1994, arts and cultural organisations, our council, and local businesses, have joined forces to develop a creative and entertaining program of events for locals and visitors. 
Program for 2019 coming August 2019.

Exhibitions and Public Programs

Join our artists, curators and collectors ‘in conversation’ sessions and gain a unique insight into current exhibitions. The MAG&M Society also offers special events including private viewings and professional development forums. There’s also music, spoken word, performance and film performances to enjoy as part of the major exhibitions.

Off-site Partnerships

At MAG&M we’re energetically engaged across the arts, government and community sector in delivering the cultural program. Recent partnerships include Eramboo Artist Environment, Sydney Harbour Federation TrustQ Station and Northern Sydney Institute Ceramics Brookvale.

What's On?

Choral Performance - Northern Beaches Chorus

Date: 
Sun 29 Sep
11.30 AM - 1.30 PM
The Northern Beaches Chorus, a Cappella group will entertain MAG&M visitors with a range of its favourite songs.
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Image detail: Wendy Sharpe, Paris - Past present and imagined, 2009

Demonstration & Artist Talk - Wendy Sharpe: Wanderlust

Date: 
Sun 13 Oct
2.00 PM - 4.00 PM
See Wendy Sharpe at work as she discusses her technique and artworks in the exhibition. Specially curated for MAG&M, this new iteration of Wendy Sharpe’s travelling exhibition...
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Tim Farriss, photo by Virginia Young

Creatives Connect - Tim Farriss

Date: 
Thu 17 Oct
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM
Founding member and lead guitarist with legendary Australian rock band INXS, Tim appears ‘in conversation’ with MAG&M curator Ross Heathcote.
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The Sydney Chamber Music Festival 2019: Imaginary

Date: 
Fri 18 Oct
Sun 20 Oct
This year’s series of concerts brings together music inspired by the voluptuous, worldly artworks of Australian painter Wendy Sharpe.
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Image by Jude Hungerford

Spirit of Home Poetry Reading

Date: 
Sun 10 Nov
2.00 PM - 4.00 PM
Poets will be performing 'Spirit of Home' works at Manly Art Gallery & Museum on Sunday 10 Nov 2019, 2 - 4pm. There will be an open mic section for any aspiring poet who’d...
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