Manly Arts Festival
This year we’re coming together to celebrate 26 years of this community-based arts festival in the fields of the visual, musical, literary and performing arts. Our region will be ignited with an eclectic mix of exciting events featuring prominent musicians and visual artists, hosted in a number of venues including artist studios, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, the Creative Space and Glen Street Theatre. View the 2019 Highlights Brochure
This year you’ll find lots to see, hear and participate in - SEE exhibitions, theatre, film + events, HEAR music, talks + tours, and PLAY art, music + literary workshops, plus creative learning opportunities to explore and enjoy.
Plus Northern Beaches artists open their private studios and art spaces to the public at the Open Studios Weekend on 14 & 15 September. You’re invited to explore ‘behind the scenes’, learn more about the creative process and have the opportunity to purchase work.
Use these buttons to view the events in each category or view them on a map
Image detail: Stu Spence, Come on, take my hand, 2008
Image detail: Mick Glasheen, Ceremonial Site at Dawn
Image detail: Wendy Sharpe, Autumn Night, Manly, oil on canvas, 30 x 30cm