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.

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.

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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.

Winner 2014 - Michael Muir, Past the stacks

2015 Mosman Art Prize

Until Sun 30 August

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.

The Balnaves Gift

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

Coming Soon

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.

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.

Dream Merchant - Contemporary works after Norman Lindsay

Opens Sat 12 September

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

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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Meet the Artists!

Sun 16 Aug, 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Join some of the winning artists and finalists in this year’s Mosman Art Prize for some personal insights into their art practices, creative journeys and artworks in the exhibition.

Winner 2014 - Michael Muir, Past the stacks

2015 Mosman Art Prize Highlights Tour

Sun 23 Aug, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Join our gallery guides for a Highlights Tour of the annual Mosman Art Prize. After the tour afternoon tea will be served.

Bel a cappella presents Brahms - A German Requiem

Sat 29 Aug, 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Bel a cappella will be presenting music by Johannes Brahms with his German Requiem and Liebeslieder Waltzes.

Guided Walking Tour: Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp

Sun 6 Sep, 10:30AM – 12:30PM

Join our gallery guides for a walking tour of the Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp along the foreshore of Little Sirius Cove.

Guided Walking Tour: Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp

Wed 9 Sep, 10:30AM – 12:30PM

Join our gallery guides for a walking tour of the Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp along the foreshore of Little Sirius Cove.

Guided Walking Tour: Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp

Sun 13 Sep, 10:30AM – 12:30PM

Join our gallery guides for a walking tour of the Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp along the foreshore of Little Sirius Cove.


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 gallery@mosman.nsw.gov.au
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