Fri 14 Jun
Sun 28 Jul
Artwork by Edie Holmes Akemarr

Three Echoes: Western Desert Art

14 June – 28 July 2024. Showcasing works by 57 acclaimed artists heralding from Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff), Papunya and Utopia Aboriginal communities in the western desert regions of the Northern Territory, Australia.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 14 Jun
Sun 28 Jul
Katy B Plummer We Believe You Babcia 2024. Production still by Kuba Dorabialaksi.jpg

Katy B. Plummer: We Believe You Babcia

14 June – 28 July 2024. A multimedia art installation about storytelling, Polish grandmothers, intergenerational relationships, and the often-untraced creative lineage of familial storytelling.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 2 Aug
Sun 25 Aug
Artwork of iceberg

Environmental Art & Design Prize 2024

2 – 25 August 2024. The Environmental Art & Design Prize presents an opportunity annually for the Australian community to engage the natural world and the environmental challenges we face.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Collective for Environmental Art & Design, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 30 Aug
Wed 30 Oct
Artwork by Mel Robson, Ingress Egress Regress 2020

Clay on Country

30 August – 30 October 2024. Clay on Country celebrates the richness of ceramic practice in the central desert region.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 30 Aug
Sun 8 Dec
Jude Rae Work in progress SL490

Collection 100: Commission Spotlight - Jude Rae

30 August – 8 December 2024. To celebrate 100 years of public collecting at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum, a major work by contemporary Australia artist Jude Rae has been specially commissioned.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 30 Aug
Sun 13 Oct
Ray Leighton Manly Beach c1940sBW print 24 X 19 gift of artist copy (2).jpg

Collection 100: Search

2024 marks 100 years of public collecting at MAG&M. To celebrate, we are presenting a series of three special exhibitions throughout the year.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 18 Oct
Sun 8 Dec
Shapeshifter (whatever you say) 183 cm x 183 cm (each panel 61cm) Acrylic on Board 2019_ (002).jpg

Hyphenated

18 October – 8 December 2024. Hyphenated thoroughly interrogates the hybrid qualities of hyphenated identities from multiple perspectives.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 13 Dec
Sun 16 Feb
Angela Tiatia, Narcissus. 2019. Single channel video.

The Water Understands

13 December 2024 - 16 February 2025. The Water Understands takes Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem Water as a starting point.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Collective for Environmental Art & Design, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition