Mosman Art Gallery

What's on exhibition

2014 Mosman Art Prize

Until Sun 7 September

Now in its 67th 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.

KATE SCARDIFIELD: Locating the Pulse

Until Sun 12 October

Developed for The Cube at Mosman Art Gallery, Locating the Pulse is a new sculptural installation by artist Kate Scardifield who is best known for her work that takes an expanded approach to textiles.

JOSEFIA LEMON: Tranquil Moments

Until Sun 12 October

In this exhibition Josefia Lemon captures the vistas of the Middle Harbour area between Mosman and Cremorne in watercolours and oils.

The Balnaves Gift

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

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Sydney Sacred Music Festival - Journey to Stillness

Sun 7 Sep, 7:00PM – 8:00PM

Featuring Riley Lee on the Shakuhachi, a Japanese flute.

Art Brunch: Lucy & Friends

Tue 23 Sep, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Join much loved Australian artist Lucy Culliton with her good friends and fellow artists Euan Macleod and Peter O’Doherty in conversation with ABC Radio 702 presenter, Simon Marnie.

School Holiday Program Art Attack: Fungi, Fruit & Veg

Thu 2 Oct, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Be inspired by the exhibition, Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Lucy Culliton. Learn how to do observation drawings of fruit, mushrooms and veggies and then bring your artwork to life by mixing & applying paint! Ages 5-10.

Sculpture by the Sea and Twilight Seafood Picnic Dinner

Mon 27 Oct, 1:15PM – 8:45PM

Join the Friends of Mosman Art Gallery for the popular Sculpture by the Sea Highlights Tour to view this year’s selection of sculptures and installations.

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It’s a tie – winners announced for the Mosman Art Society Viewers’ Choice Prize · Tue 2 Sep

The votes have been counted and two artists have received 43 votes each to share the Viewers’ Choice Prize.

Friends Excursion - Auburn: City of Hidden Delights · Thu 28 Aug

The sensory delights of one of Australia’s most multicultural residential areas were uncovered on Saturday when a group of Friends defied threatening skies & traveled by train to Auburn.

MAP Highlights Tour · Thu 28 Aug

Exhibiting guest artist, Brigiat Maltese spoke about her art practice and how, in ‘finding the most unexpected things in the most unexpected places’, she ‘takes the seemly discarded and changes it all’.

Winning Artists Share Their Thoughts on Art Prizes · Thu 21 Aug

Last week during a Q & A session at the Gallery. Mosman Art Prize winner Michael Muir, Commendation Prize winner Paul Ryan and Young Emerging Artist Winner Eric Davidson Gluyas shared their thoughts on what art prizes meant to them.

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Winner 2014

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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)
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