Irrawong Waterfall, pastel on paper, 42 x 89.5cm (Image detail)

Nick Hollo: Waterways

23 Oct - 29 Nov 2020 - Oil pastel drawings by Nick Hollo convey the beauty and diversity of our local waterways.

Jenny Franklin, Origins - Fossil World, 1994-95, oil on linen, 1.8 x 10m, Commission for Prudential PLC, London (image detail)

Jenny Franklin: Paintings from the Edge of Ku-ring-gai

23 Oct – 29 Nov 2020 - An online exhibition brings together pivotal works from 1994 - 2016.

Joanna Gambotto, Hill End Interior 2, 2020, charcoal and pastel on paper, 150 x 310cm (image detail)

Joanna Gambotto: Interior Worlds – Hill End

23 Oct – 29 Nov 2020 - A series of work developed from Joanna’s recent residency at Hill End, NSW.

Kathrin Longhurst, The Artist as a Young Girl, 2020, oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm (Image detail)

Portraits Project

7 Aug – 29 Nov - Two exhibitions focused on' portraiture' as a powerful expression of artists connected with the Northern Beaches.

Anne Zahalka, Figures on Manly Beach April 25 (after Nancy Kilgour), 2015, unique photo media print, 115 x 177.5cm. MAG&M Collection - donated by MAG&M Society 2015 (Image detail)

Museum of the Beach

7 Aug - 18 Oct - A playful showing of MAG&M’s museum objects brings to life six figurative artworks from the collection.

Map of the Town of Sydney, 1833. Drawn & engraved for the General Post Office Directors (image detail).

Latitude: A Collection of Rare Maps

7 Aug – 18 Oct 2020 - Over one hundred maps from one of Australia’s most significant private collections of cartographic archives.

Joan Ross, Please don't pick flowers, 2019, hand coloured pigment print on cotton rag paper, ed 3 of 8, 73 x 110cm. Image courtesy the artist and Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin (Image detail)

Treasures from the Vault

2 June – 3 August – Highlights from Manly Art Gallery & Museum’s extraordinary collection, celebrating MAG&M's 90th birthday.

Image (detail): Doris Bush Nungarrayi, Painting on Country (Karrinyarra Bush Trip), acrylic on linen, 183 x 122cm.

Pantu (Salt)

21 May to 31 Aug - An online exhibition of paintings by Papunya Tjupi's leading women artists during a painting trip at Karrinyarra.

Image detail: George Cox, The Philatelist. (Northern Beaches Christian School student 2019). Courtesy of the artist.

Express Yourself 2020

28 Feb to 29 Mar - Annual curated exhibition of artworks by HSC Visual Arts students from the 20 high schools across the Northern Beaches.

Image detail: Bill Leak, Life drawing sketch 22.8.1995. Courtesy of Johannes Leak

Bill Leak: Life Drawing

28 Feb to 29 Mar - An exhibition of unique and previously unseen life drawings from Bill Leak's Estate