Mosman Art Gallery

What's on exhibition

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.

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.

The Balnaves Gift

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

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AUBURN City of Hidden Delights

Sat 23 Aug, 10:15AM – 4:00PM

Hop on a train with Friends of the Gallery to Auburn, one of the most multicultural communities in Australia.

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Mosman Art Prize Highlights Tour

Sun 24 Aug, 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Hear from respected artist, Brigiat Maltese who will talk about her painting, Out of the blue and how, in 'finding the most unexpected things in the most unexpected places', she 'takes the seemly discarded and changes it all'.
Free, includes afternoon tea

Drawn to Nature Bushwalk

Sat 30 Aug, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Australian artist, Patrick Shirvington, will guide a bushwalk through Parriwi Park, describing his process of connecting to the Australian landscape through art.
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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.

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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Winners announced on Mosman Art Prize opening night · Fri 1 Aug

On Thursday night 31 July around 300 people gathered in the Grand Hall to hear the winner of the Mosman Art Prize 2014 announced.

Mosman Art Prize finalists have now been selected and are ready for viewing · Fri 25 Jul

This year the Mosman Art Prize received over 700 entries. Of these 99 have been selected by the Judge Felicity Fenner.

Public Programs for Une Australienne Attract Record Attendances · Tue 24 Jun

The attendance for the series of talks presented as part of the exhibition Une Australienne: Hilda Rix Nicholas in Paris, Tangier and Sydney has far exceeded any previous records for public programs at the Mosman Art Gallery with over 300 people participating.

Coming soon to Mosman Art Gallery - Eye of the Beholder by Lucy Culliton · Thu 19 Jun

MAG is currently developing a blockbuster survey show on the art of Lucy Culliton.

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Mosman Art Prize
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