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.
This year you’ll find lots to see, hear and participate in, with a range of creative learning opportunities to explore and enjoy. Immerse yourself in the events and be inspired by the creativity around us.
SEE exhibitions, theatre, film + events
HEAR music, talks + tours
PLAY art, music + literary workshops
Open Studios Weekend
Manly Art Gallery & Museum ceramics gallery installation © the artists and Karen Watson Photography
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
Image: Wendy Sharpe, Two Girls on the Wharf Manly, oil on canvas, 30 x 30cm
Catie Sully, Tracy Stirzaker & Regula Wettstein,