• Leila Jeffreys: Birdland, 2021. Photo by Kayapa Creative Studio

MAG&M’s accessible location, array of gallery spaces, and its lively exhibitions program are perfectly suited for creative arts education experiences. The gallery and its staff provide the ideal environment for developing and practising critical art analysis, creating an artist ‘case study’ or exploring the process of curating an exhibition.

Speak to MAG&M staff before your next visit to discuss customised learning opportunities and the resources that are available.

Enquiries and bookings

For any enquiries or bookings, please contact Katherine Roberts and Ross Heathcote by email at or call 9976 1418 / 9976 1417.

Express Yourself annual exhibition

Each year, MAG&M curates an annual showcase of HSC Visual Arts by talented students from the 20 secondary schools across Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The exhibition typically features around 40 works across all media, including digital and film, painting, sculpture and drawing. Express Yourself presents an illuminating insight into this uniquely demanding creative process and is a must-see for all students studying Visual Arts at any level.

Learn more about Express Yourself and how it relates to the Visual Arts classroom in an online resource specifically made for local visual arts teachers and students. The Express Yourself Video, walks the viewer through the 2020 exhibition, discussing the scope and quality of the art on display and providing syllabus-linked commentary.