Mosman Art Gallery

What's on exhibition

John Olsen gifts new Sydney Harbour painting

Until Thu 31 December

Esteemed Australian artist John Olsen has gifted a new painting of Sydney Harbour to the Balnaves Gift collection.

Gary Grealy, McLean Edwards, Artist (detail) 2007

ART - maker, patron, lover          Photographs by Gary Grealy

Until Sun 12 July

In this series of portraits, professional photographer Gary Grealy captures some of the most unique characters of Australia’s art world.

G W Bot, Glyphs - Between worlds, 2012

Interchange: A printmaking dialogue between Australia and Thailand

Until Sun 12 July

This exhibition features thirty artists from Thailand and Australia, selected to showcase the diversity of print as a contemporary art discipline.

Gerald Chrismas Balmoral Bird

In Profile: Gerald Christmas - Balmoral Kaleidoscope

Until Sun 23 August

Mosman artist Gerald Christmas presents a unique interpretation of life at Balmoral through his kaleidoscopic paintings of a harbour side paradise.


The Cloud: Biljana Jancic + Alex Munt

Until Sun 23 August

This collaborative new media and installation work by artists Biljana Jancic and Alex Munt questions our contemporary interactions with the physical, metaphorical, virtual and omnipresent cloudscapes.

The Balnaves Gift

A significant collection of Australian impressionist and early twentieth century artworks.

Coming Soon
Winner 2014 - Michael Muir, Past the stacks

2015 Mosman Art Prize

Opens Sat 25 July

Now in its 68th year, the Mosman Art Prize is one of the oldest and most prestigious municipally funded visual art prizes in Australia. It is an annual, acquisitive award for painting sponsored by Mosman Municipal Council.

In Profile: Patrick Faulkner - Lunacy

Opens Sat 29 August

Lunacy came about when Patrick Faulkner discovered unused collage material created by his uncle Dr Kenneth Mackey whose work as a psychiatrist at Callan Park influenced his artworks.

Mythical Truth - Yiwon Park

Opens Sat 29 August

Korean artist Yiwon Park’s drawing animation Mythical truth is a new experiment in the artist’s process of art making.

Dream Merchant - Contemporary works after Norman Lindsay

Opens Wed 2 September

Dream Merchant takes the legacy of Norman Lindsay into a new domain: the streets and suburbs of Springwood, Parramatta, Emu Plains and Penrith.

Ann Cape, A Separate Space

An Unending Shadow - Works exploring dementia by Ann and Sophie Cape

Opens Sat 12 September

An Unending Shadow is an exhibition of artworks by prominent Australian mother and daughter artists, Ann and Sophie Cape. The exhibition examines the emotional and psychological ‘spaces’ that people with dementia inhabit, as well as those of their family, friends and loved ones.

W H Howes, Old bridge across Mosman Bay, 1892

Safe from the city's haste - Mosman vistas from 1838 - 1955

Opens Sat 3 October

This exhibition presents selected works from the Mosman Art Gallery collection which have been acquired through donations and bequests. Together, these paintings reveal the delight artists have taken in Mosman vistas over a hundred year period from 1838 to 1955.

Mosman Art Society 20th Anniversary

Opens Sat 7 November

Mosman Art Society formed in June 1995 and will celebrate 20 years of continuing the rich artistic heritage of Mosman with an anniversary exhibition.

Destination Sydney

Opens Sat 5 December

In a unique collaboration, the three major Sydney independent public galleries, Manly Art Gallery, Mosman Art Gallery and the National Trust’s S. H. Ervin Gallery, have worked together in partnership with curator Lou Klepac to host an exhibition which showcases iconic artworks by nine major Australian artists all responding to the theme of Sydney as a destination for creative endeavours.

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Art Attack School Holiday Workshop

School Holiday Art Attack Workshop

Fri 3 Jul, 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Art Attack aims to introduce children to a variety of art media in fun and creative ways. Workshops are targeted at a range of ages and abilities.


Meet the artists - Biljana Jancic and Alex Munt

Sat 4 Jul, 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Hear directly from the artists Biljana Jancic and Alex Muntwho will speak about the concepts behind the development of The Cloud currently on exhibition in The Cube.


Cabaret in the Day - Our Glad

Sun 5 Jul, 3:00PM – 5:00PM

What Joan Sutherland was to grand opera, Gladys Moncrieff, ‘Our Glad”, was to the golden age of operetta and musical comedy. Performance by Christine Douglas and Glenn Amer.


Interchange - Meet the artists!

Sun 5 Jul, 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Join exhibition artists Rew Hanks, Michael Kempson, Euan Macleod, Patsy Payne and Ben Rak for an informative discussion on their individual art practices and their engagement with print making.

Location Corner Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road, Mosman 2088 Australia (map)
Opening hours 10am – 5pm, 7 days a week (closed on public holidays)
Contact phone (02) 9978 4178 or
Overall National Winner of the 2015 Museum and Galleries National Awards for Bungaree’s Farm
Winner of the 2015 Museums and Galleries National Award for Indigenous Project or Keeping Place
Winner of the 2014 IMAGINE Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Staff Member (Volunteer)
Highly Commended in 2013 IMAGINE Awards for Collection Management
Highly commended in 2013 Museums and Galleries National Award for Exhibition
Winner of 2013 Museums Australia Publications and Design Award
Highly Commended in 2012 IMAGINE Awards for Exhibitions and Public Programs
Winner of 2012 NSW Local Government Art and Cultural Award for Festivals and Events
Winner of 2011 Local Government Cultural Award for Aboriginal Cultural Development
Winner of 2011 Museums and Galleries National Award for Exhibition