6 - 29 September 2019

SEE exhibitions, theatre, film + events                   
HEAR music, talks + tours                                             
PLAY art, music + literary workshops                      
Open Studios Weekend 

         

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
Thu 15 Aug
Sun 8 Sep

Image detail: Go Big or Go Home - Fiona Chandler

Go Big or Go Home

An exhibition of paintings by Jessica Watts and Fiona Chandler who explore scale, pushing their work to the limit. Is there such a thing as too big?
Sydney Road Gallery, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Wed 28 Aug
Sun 8 Sep

Surfdog and Artbird

Beach culture and passion for the beach life on display.
Gallery 109, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Wed 28 Aug
Sun 8 Sep

Image detail: Dallas Lesley, Uncovering the patterns of nature

Dallas Lesley

View Dallas Lesley's core love of nature and its link to humankind.
Gallery 109, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Mon 2 Sep
Tue 10 Sep

Image: Kere M. Baker, You're like a promise I'm afraid you might not keep

Succubus or Muse

An exhibition of paintings and the written word in art by Kere M. Baker exploring the divine feminine and the source of creative energy.
Art Smart, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Wed 4 Sep
Sun 6 Oct

Image detail: Midori Furze, Belonging

Belonging - A Group Art Exhibition

Art & Soul Collective (A&SC) group exhibition brings together the diverse works of local artists who explore the theme of ‘belonging’.
Art & Soul Collective Gallery, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Fri 20 Sep

Diversarty studios - dy+pine

Big and Bold

This exhibition showcases works by local artists depicting the Northern Beaches.
Diversarty Studio and Gallery, Cromer
Art and Culture, 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
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
5.30 PM - 9.00 PM

Seaforth Art Hub Celebration

Wander from one gallery to the other with a glass of wine, to see inspiring paintings and sculpture on this art night of nights.
Art Smart, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

Between the Trees, Rachel Carroll

Between the Trees

An exhibition of paintings by Rachel Carroll from here to sunset, often between the trees shows a painted journey through rural New South Wales.
Hamptons House, Fairlight
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sat 7 Sep
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

Flame-Boyant

Experience an energetic expression of fire and light along the theme ‘Flame-Boyant’ at Silver Plus Studio
Granma's Refuge, Ingleside
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Sat 7 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sun 8 Sep
9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

Stony Range 'Back to the Bush' Spring Festival

The Festival will include sale of native plants and advice, environmental displays, children's activities, music, sculptures and photography
Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Art and Culture, Children, Disability, Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability, Families, Markets and Festivals, Music and Dance, Seniors, Youth, Arts Festival, See
Sun 8 Sep
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

Flame-Boyant

Experience an energetic expression of fire and light along the theme ‘Flame-Boyant’ at Silver Plus Studio
Granma's Refuge, Ingleside
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Tue 10 Sep
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Screenings - 24/7 Youth Film Festival

Watch the 7-minute films created in just 24 hours by local young filmmakers
Hoyts Warringah Mall - Cinema 3, Brookvale
Art and Culture, Markets and Festivals, Youth, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Wed 11 Sep
Sun 22 Sep

Hot May day-Smoke over water-Northern beaches from North head David K Wiggs 2019

Headlands, Fire and Home and Away

An exhibition of paintings and drawings by David Wiggs produced on site around the harbour, the beaches, the lush landscape of Palm Beach and North Head
Gallery 109, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Wed 11 Sep
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Screenings - 24/7 Youth Film Festival

Watch the 7-minute films created in just 24 hours by local young filmmakers
Hoyts Warringah Mall - Cinema 3, Brookvale
Art and Culture, Markets and Festivals, Youth, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Thu 12 Sep
Wed 2 Oct

Leonie Barton

Manly - By Perspective

Three week solo exhibition displaying a continuation of Leonie Barton’s photography of ephemeral art installations created in Manly and its surrounds.
Sydney Road Gallery, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Thu 12 Sep
Thu 26 Sep

Art & Word Project Launch

Authors with a connection to the Northern Beaches were asked to create works inspired by the theme ‘saltwater’.
Manly Library, Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 13 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sat 14 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

MAG&M Society Life Drawing Group

The timeless endeavour to describe the human form on display by the Manly Art Gallery & Museum Society Life Drawing Group who attend open studio sessions fortnightly.
Art Smart, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Sat 14 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sun 15 Sep
10.00 AM - 2.00 PM

Life in Quarantine

At Q Station's 2019 Open Day, discover the stories of everyday life in quarantine: staff, passengers and now their descendants.
Q Station, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Tue 17 Sep
Sat 21 Sep

Out of the Earth Exhibition

Collaborative creation of artworks by students who attend Schools of Specific Purpose and Support Classes from the Northern Beaches area
Creative Space, North Curl Curl
Art and Culture, Creative Space - Curl Curl, Disability, Exhibitions, Arts Festival, See
Thu 19 Sep
7.00 PM - 9.00 PM

Seaforth Art Show and Sale

An annual community event of art, music and dance, with a focus on the positive impacts of art and music on mental health and raise funds for the Burdekin Association.
St Pauls Church, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 20 Sep
10.00 AM - 10.00 PM

Seaforth Art Show and Sale

An annual community event of art, music and dance, with a focus on the positive impacts of art and music on mental health and raise funds for the Burdekin Association.
St Pauls Church, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 20 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sat 21 Sep
Sun 22 Sep

Surfing on the northern beaches. A visual journey - Morgan

Stories from the Ocean

Five photographers based on the Northern Beaches come together to bring you visual stories from the ocean.
Queenscliff Surf Club, Queenscliff
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Sat 21 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

'Sublimated Heritage' - Dong-Shin Starzacher

Sublimated Heritage

A joint exhibition of works by artists Dong-Shin Starzacher, Chinese/Swiss and Stacie Smith, American.
Eramboo Gallery, Terrey Hills
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Sat 21 Sep
10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Seaforth Art Show and Sale

An annual community event of art, music and dance, with a focus on the positive impacts of art and music on mental health and raise funds for the Burdekin Association.
St Pauls Church, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
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
Sat 21 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sun 22 Sep
6.00 PM - 9.00 PM

Finals & Awards Night - 24/7 Youth Film Festival

The top 10 24/7 Youth Film Festival submissions battle it out over $5000 worth of prizes!
Hoyts Warringah Mall - Cinema 8, Brookvale
Art and Culture, Markets and Festivals, Youth, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Wed 25 Sep
Sat 28 Sep

Jane Bennet artwork 2017

No Place Like Home

A community art exhibition highlighting the importance of a safe, secure home with each artwork conveying what home means to the artist.
Creative Space, North Curl Curl
Art and Culture, Community Group, Creative Space - Curl Curl, Exhibitions, Arts Festival, See
Wed 25 Sep
Sun 6 Oct

A Primal Move, Heather Mead

A Primal Move

An exhibition titled Dancing - that uninhabited act of movement – is a collection of expressive paintings and sculptures that explore the personalities, culture and generation...
Gallery 109, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 27 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

Shot

A three day exhibition of 10 local Northern Beaches artists, showcasing film and photography, coordinated by Katika Schultz.
Yaw waY Gallery Sunk Cocktail Bar, Narrabeen
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 27 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Sat 28 Sep
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM

Spiegelesque Too

After a sell out season in 2018, Spiegelesque is back with a brand new show!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Art and Culture, Music and Dance, Council Events, Arts Festival, See