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 Balnaves Gift

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

Coming Soon

The Cloud: Biljana Jancic + Alex Munt

Opens Sat 30 May

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

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.

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Exhibition floor talk with Gary Grealy

Sun 31 May, 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Photographer Gary Grealy will give an exhibition floor talk about the development of his project ART – maker, patron, lover.

Cabaret in the Day - Glorious Mud!

Sun 31 May, 3:00PM – 5:00PM

In the 1950’s and 60’s, the most sophisticated musical duo in England were Michael Flanders and Donald Swann. Performed by Andrew O’Keefe and Glenn Amer.


From the personal to the public – Photographic portraiture forum

Sat 20 Jun, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Andrew Frost will lead a discussion with highly regarded photographers about the complex relationships between photographers, their subjects and the audience.

Photographic Portrait Master Class with Gary Grealy

Photographic Portrait Master class with Gary Grealy

Sun 28 Jun, 9:30AM – 4:00PM

Learn how to approach a photographic subject and devise an aesthetic treatment which will determine lighting, position and communication with the subject.


Cabaret in the Day - Memories of Peter Dawson

Sun 28 Jun, 3:00PM – 5:00PM

A performance by Geoffrey Chard and Glenn Amer celebrating Peter Dawson, Australia’s Ambassador of Song and the most famous recording artist in the world.


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.

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 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