• Artwork by Jessica Birk

Arts and Culture Events

Check out these interesting activities to get inspired in all things creative!

Tramshed Watercolour Painter

Art Spaces for Hire

Spaces to hire for teaching arts or craft or holding an exhibition.

Artist Opportunities

We have a range of cultural, performance, public art and event opportunities. See the yearly Council event program. Express your interest in one ...

Our 2019 acquisitions on display at Manly Art Gallery and Museum. 

Artists' Book Award

Artists’ books are an art form, and every two years since 2011 Manly Library has held an Artists’ Book Award attracting entries from around the ...

Creative Made Makers Market

Now into its fifth year, Creative Made has become a destination for contemporary craft and design on the Northern Beaches.
Creative Space - view from Abbott Road, North Curl Curl

Creative Space - view from Abbott Road, North Curl Curl

Creative Space

Creative Space offers affordable studio and gallery hire on the Northern Beaches where you can work and exhibit.

Glen Street Theatre

Glen Street Theatre is owned by Northern Beaches Council, a proud initiative of former Warringah Council. Located in a unique bushland setting.

Anne Zahalka Artwork, After Kilgour, 2015

Manly Art Gallery & Museum (MAG&M)

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

Image detail courtesy Kenneth Chu

Manly Arts Festival

Manly Arts Festival 6 – 29 September 2019. Celebrating creativity on the Northern Beaches!

Northern Beaches Art Prize

Our annual Northern Beaches Art Prize is our community’s most prestigious art competition.

Modus Operandi Brewery Mural, Mona Vale

Public Art

You can discover public art up and down the Northern Beaches, sometimes in the most unexpected places.

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.