Artists, musicians, performers and arts organisations are invited to take part in the 2018 Manly Arts Festival, which will be held from 7 - 23 September.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, this community-based arts festival aims to celebrate the achievements, dedication and innovation of the Northern Beaches creative community in the fields of visual, musical, film, literary and the performing arts.
SEE: exhibitions and events
HEAR: music, talks and tours
A highlight of the Festival will be Manly Art Gallery & Museum’s exhibition Octennial: Reg Mombassa & Peter O’Doherty. The celebrated art of ‘Reg and Pete’ includes recent and early works featuring Reg Mombassa’s iconic allegorical landscapes and Peter O’Doherty’s studies of deceptively mundane domestic and suburban Australian scenes. The exhibition also includes recent graphic works and is accompanied by unique public programming, including a Music Lounge series of live music concerts.
Festival program coming soon!
Image (detail): Reg Mombassa, Replacing a differential, south western NSW, 2001, charcoal and coloured pencil on paper, 45 x 52cm