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  • Image detail: Wendy Sharpe, Manly Wharf, 2019, oil on canvas, 30 x 30cm

6 - 29 September 2019

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 

          

 

Tue 1 Jan
Tue 31 Dec

Manly Art Gallery & Museum ceramics gallery installation © the artists and Karen Watson Photography

In the Storeroom - MAG&M’s Ceramics Collection

View 'behind the scenes' ceramics collection which currently comprises over 390 works dating back to the 1970s.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 26 Jul
Sun 20 Oct

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 photographic artist not afraid of...
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 20 Oct

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 Northern Beaches, he has been...
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 20 Oct

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 artist’s world travels, and...
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Image: Wendy Sharpe, Two Girls on the Wharf Manly, oil on canvas, 30 x 30cm

Manly Arts Festival Launch Party

Come join the party as we kick off this year’s Manly Arts Festival!
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, Arts Festival, Play, Hear, See
Sat 7 Sep
10.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Artist Book Workshop

To celebrate our artist book collection, join artist Susan Baran, to learn the techniques to make a small, simple concertina book with a sleeve to hold your drawings, prints,...
Manly Library, Manly
Art and Culture, Education and Learning, Council Events, Arts Festival, Play
Sat 14 Sep
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

Open Studios Bus Tour

Join a special bus tour to several of the open studios.
Art and Culture, Council Events, Arts Festival, Open Studio
Sun 15 Sep
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

Open Studios Bus Tour

Join a special bus tour to several of the open studios.
Art and Culture, Council Events, Arts Festival, Open Studio
Thu 19 Sep
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

  Catie Sully, Tracy Stirzaker & Regula Wettstein,​​​​​

Creatives Connect - White Rhino Artspace

Artists and friends Regula Wettstein, Catie Sully and Tracy Stirzaker come in to talk about their lives in the arts and the White Rhino Artspace
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, Hear, MAG&M Society, MAG&M Talks and Events
Sat 21 Sep
11.00 AM - 2.00 PM

Northern Beaches Zine Fair 2019

This event is a part of Manly Arts Festival << Back to list Browse zines, comics and artist books by local and international artists and zine-makers at the annual Northern...
Manly Library Forecourt, Manly
Art and Culture, Children, Markets and Festivals, Youth, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sun 22 Sep
10.30 AM - 1.00 PM
Origami Challenge

Origami Challenge

Let's have fun with origami!
Shuffle Studio (Building 10D), Brookvale
Art and Culture, Families, Arts Festival, Play

Contact Information

Manly Art Gallery & Museum
Phone: 
9976 1421