Image detail: Louise Whelan, Portside Skate Space, 2010

Louise Whelan: A Portal in Transition, The Accidental Archive

Distinguished and prolific photographer, Louise Whelan, is known for her honest portrayal of outsider communities and cultures. This exhibition ...

Image detail: Charlie Sheard, Poem 5, 2017-2018

Charlie Sheard: Absolute Abstraction

This exhibition presents the work of Charlie Sheard, one of Sydney’s most respected abstract painters who has spent the last forty years developing...

Image detail: Sue Pedley, Otolith in the ear of the fish, 2019, Ink and soot on paper, 1000 x 150cm

Manly Dam Project

6 Dec to 23 Feb - Eight contemporary artists have created new work inspired by place, history, water management and engineering.

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: Arthur Murch, Avalon studio, 1987. Photo by Chris Duczynski

Keepers of the Flame: The Legacy of Murch & Miksevicius

An exhibition exploring the art of Arthur Murch (1902-1989) and Jurgis Miksevicius (1923-2014)

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: Teena McCarthy, Down by the river, Darling, pigment print on butchers paper, 300 x 150cm

Teena McCarthy: Down by the River, Darling

Teena McCarthy is a visual artist and poet working predominantly in painting, photography and performance art.

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 ...

Library Artists' Book Award

Artist books challenge the conventional book format and are a unique art form.

Image detail: Ron Tuck, Berlin series, hand formed clay, metallic glaze, 70 x 20 x 20cm

From the Ground Up

This exhibition features selected works by the 2019 Advanced Diploma graduates from Northern Beaches TAFE Ceramics; Fiona Alvarez, Sue Buckle, Jules...

Image detail: New Surfrider Hotel, Dee Why Beach (rooftop pool), 1976. Courtesy NB Local Studies Collection - SMH archive

From the SMH Archive

Recently rediscovered documentary photographs related to the Northern Beaches from the Sydney Morning Herald archive images which provide fascinating...

Image detail: Joanna Gambotto, Refuge Cove, oil on canvas, 90 x 150cm

Home Affairs

Selected works by members of MAG&M Society who have drawn inspiration from the theme 'home'