Image detail: Eubena Nampitjin, Untitled, 1995, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 120cm© Eubena Nampitjin/Licenced by Viscopy, 2017.

A Thousand Journeys

25 May - 8 July - Exhibition of Aboriginal paintings from north-west Australia from the Helen Read Collection.

North Head Project

8 Dec 2017 to 18 Feb - An exhibition of new work by ten contemporary Australian artists created in response to North Head, Manly

Against the Tide: Robert Dickerson

19 Oct - 2 Dec - Important works from private collections will bring one of Australia’s greatest figurative artists into the spotlight once again.

Image: Janine Brody, Inheritance series


19 Oct - 2 Dec - Recent works by the ceramics teachers at the Northern Beaches and Hornsby campuses of TAFE NSW - Northern Sydney.

Gerry Wedd, ‘Midget’ jar, 2016, coil built, terracotta, coloured slip decoration, 1120ºC, 42 x 27cm. Photo by Andrew Cowen

JamFactory Icon Gerry Wedd: Kitschen Man

6 April to 20 May 2018 - Traditional ceramic styles imbued with meaty metaphor burst the seams of this solo exhibition by Gerry Wedd.

Sandra Williams, Sunny girl, 2017, aluminium etching, inked a la poupee, collage

Natural Collection

An exhibition of prints from the pages of the collaborative artists’ book, Natural Collection.

Image: Martine Emdur, Radiant, 2017, oil on linen, 176 x 198cm (Detail)

Martine Emdur: Shimmer

23 Feb - 1 Apr - Manly is a fitting site for this installation of captivating underwater paintings. Feel the tension between the freedom and fear of...

Shoufay Derz: In memory of water

6 April to 20 May 2018 - Northern Beaches based, multi-disciplinary artist Shoufay Derz has built on her significant body of work focused on ...

Octennial: Reg Mombassa & Peter O’Doherty Exhibition

7 Sep - 14 Oct - The celebrated art of ‘Reg and Pete’ returns to Manly Art Gallery & Museum.

Ken Done, Looking to the beach, 2005, oil and acrylic on canvas, 122 x 183cm

Destination Sydney: Re-Imagined

The second in the Destination Sydney exhibition series: a unique collaborative project across three dynamic Sydney public galleries presenting the ...

Frank Hurley: Photographer & Gardener

6 April to 14 October 2018 - Photographer Frank Hurley’s early life in Sydney and his later life in the Northern Beaches.