Mosman Art Gallery

What's on exhibition
Kate Rae, Fall

Kate Rae: Free fall

Until Sun 27 April

Balmoral artist Kate Rae has been inspired by the enthusiasm and daredevil of people who leap off the Balmoral Baths boardwalk into the water below. Their flight into the air are captured beautifully in oils and acrylic as Kate explores the experience of the body in space.

The Balnaves Gift

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

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Sat 10 May, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

The vital role that private collectors play in the development of public collections may be an uncomfortable reality for museum professionals and academics.

From the Valley to the Mountain Friends Excursion

Fri 16 May, 8:15AM – 7:00PM

Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba
Rug up and hop on a train to the Blue Mountains with Friends of Mosman Art Gallery. Enjoy a Highlights Tour of Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba.

An international artist returns: Hilda Rix Nicholas in 1920s Sydney

Sun 18 May, 2:00PM

Join with exhibition curator Julie Petersen as we discover the impact Hilda Rix Nicholas’ artwork had on Sydney artists and critics and the stories behind her paintings and photographic archive from that time.


Painting along the foreshores of Mosman with artist Haydn Wilson

Wed 21 May, 9:00AM – 3:30PM

Join Hadyn Wilson for a day’s ‘plein air’ painting in the magical environs of Mosman, following in the footsteps of Hilda Rix Nicholas.

In conversation, an exhibition floortalk with collector Dr. John Yu AC and curator Dr. Siobhan Campbell

Sun 25 May, 2:30PM

In this dialogue between collector Dr John Yu and exhibition curator Dr. Siobhan Campbell, the pair will discuss how Dr. Yu was drawn into the world of Indonesian textiles

UNE AUSTRALIENNE Symposium Out There! Australian women artists and the modern world

Sun 1 Jun, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

This Symposium takes as its theme the early experiences of artist Hilda Rix Nicholas to explore the international engagement of Australian female artists with the modern world. Guest lecturers include curators and academics Professor Jeanette Hoorn, Elena Taylor and Professor Catherine Speck.

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What's in a Prize · Wed 2 Apr

Follow the story of J.D. Reforma as he recounts how his experiences with the Mosman Youth Art Prize and his relationship with the Mosman Art Gallery, affected his current journey as a 24 year old young emerging artist.

Artists of Mosman Highlights Tour: 2088 with guest speaker, Jo Bertini · Mon 17 Mar

On Sunday 9 March Mosman Art Gallery saw a large crowd gather for a Highlights Tour of Artists of Mosman: 2088 presented by the Gallery Guides and to hear special guest speaker, Jo Bertini

Friends Focus Tour: 2088 Studio Tour · Thu 6 Mar

Friends of Mosman Art Gallery were privileged to gain insight into the creative processes of Mosman artists, Judy Lane, Jon and Tanya Crothers, Sue Anderson and Gwen Harrison as they embarked on an exclusive behind the scenes self-drive studio tour.

Art Attack!! · Thu 16 Jan

School Holiday Program
15 January 2014

Drawing inspiration from Alister Simpson’s exhibition, A Brush with Horses, young artists participating in the Art Attack!! school holiday program, harnessed their horse-making skills to create Hurdling Horse Puppets.

Side notes

Mosman Art Prize
Winner 2013

In Situ 13
Successful artist list

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Location Corner Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road, Mosman 2088 Australia (map)
Opening hours 10am – 5pm, 7 days a week (closed on public holidays)
Over the holiday period from Friday 18 of April until Friday 25 April the Mosman Art Gallery will be closed on the following days:
  • Easter Friday 18 April
  • Easter Saturday 19 April
  • Easter Sunday 20 April (except for Balnaves Gift on the Ground Floor and Khaled Sabsabi on Level 1)
  • Easter Monday 21 April
  • Anzac Day Friday 25 April
Contact phone (02) 9978 4178 or
Winner of 2011 Museums and Galleries National Award for Exhibition
Winner of 2011 Local Government Cultural Award for Aboriginal Cultural Development
Winner of 2012 NSW Local Government Art and Cultural Award for Festivals and Events
Highly Commended in 2012 IMAGINE Awards for Exhibitions and Public Programs
Winner of 2013 Museums Australia Publications and Design Award
Highly commended in 2013 Museums and Galleries National Award for Exhibition
Highly Commended in 2013 IMAGINE Awards for Collection Management