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  • Image detail courtesy Kenneth Chu

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. View the 2019 Highlights Brochure                 

What's On?

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

          

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 18 Oct
Sun 20 Oct

The Sydney Chamber Music Festival 2019: Imaginary

This year’s series of concerts brings together music inspired by the voluptuous, worldly artworks of Australian painter Wendy Sharpe.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Education and Learning, Council Events, Arts Festival, Hear, MAG&M Talks and Events
Sat 23 Nov
7.00 PM - 9.00 PM

Jim Moginie’s MAG&M Music Lounge - Satu Vänskä, Jim Moginie & Brian Ritchie

Jim Moginie is the special guest curator of the Music Lounge for this year’s Manly Arts Festival
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, Arts Festival, Hear, MAG&M Talks and Events

Contact Information

Manly Art Gallery & Museum
Phone: 
9976 1421