• Anne Numont and Bernadette Facer, Creative Space installation 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studios

Together through arts and creativity

More than ever in these extraordinary times our community needs arts, culture and creativity.

To support our artists, creatives and cultural workers we’ve curated a handy list of resources, funding and support to keep you up to date. We will keep bringing you links to local arts and culture, creative sector support and artists’ opportunities through Creative News and MAG&M News, so subscribe to our mailing list to keep up-to-date with the latest happenings across the sector. 

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Northern Composure, Youth band competition

Arts and Creativity Strategy

Learn more about Council’s commitment to supporting and growing a vibrant creative culture, authentic to the Northern Beaches.

Making from nature workshop with Leesa Knights, Avalon Workshop, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio

Arts and culture events

Find out what arts and culture events and activities are happening on the Northern Beaches.

Image credit: Katika Schultz's studio. Photograph by Kayapa Creative Studio

Create at Home

A series of hands-on activities made by local artists.

Courtesy of: Connor Neil Photography

Creative opportunities

Have a look at our range of cultural and creative opportunities.

Brayden Harry, Behind the seen stills. Photo by Olivia Foley

Arts and creativity grants

Grants are available to artists, arts and cultural organisations, and creatives of all kinds.

Ceramix installation, MAG&M, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio. 

Creative spaces and studios

Learn more about the creative spaces available for exhibitions and programs and the Northern Beaches Studios for creative's professional development.

Glen Street Theatre

Our most enduring and loved performance space for professional theatre productions, music concerts, kids shows and community events

Image detail: MAG&M by Kayapa Creative Studio, 2021

Manly Art Gallery & Museum (MAG&M)

Discover Manly Art Gallery & Museum, with visual arts and museum exhibitions, workshops, artist talks, performances and special events.

Bradley Eastman (Beastman), Topographic / Typographic (YOYOS), 2021

Public art

Council’s public art program creates opportunities for artists and the community to celebrate the creative life of the Northern Beaches in public ...

2021 Eramboo Artist in Residence, Catriona Pollard. 

Artist Residency Program

This is your chance to be supported while you express your creative vision as an artist in residence on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Kevin Diallo, Northern Beaches Studio artist, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio

Local creatives

Learn more about the Northern Beaches creative community and the local cultural and creative sector.

Minna Graham, Fracked

Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize

The Prize invites audiences to explore the diverse ways artists and designers have interpreted our unique Australian landscape, responded to issues...