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Ready Set Go

Jan. 4, 2018 - Jan. 24, 2018

Jump into the world of the Northbridge Rope Skippers. This dynamic documentary photographic exhibition celebrates and gives recognition to the skilful young athletes and insight ...

Romancing the Skull

Oct. 14, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2018

The skull has entranced and fascinated generations of artists. Romancing the Skull looks at the depiction of the skull in art and examines why we ...

BUSH to BAY: Hinton and the Artists' Camps

Dec. 2, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2018

Contemporary artists meet the greats of Australian Impressionism for summer exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery.


Dec. 8, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2018

Young artists in Years 11 & 12 from colleges in the north Canberra region explore the world around them through photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, textiles and ...

Designing Bright Futures

Nov. 23, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2018

Designing Bright Futures will exhibit the work of twelve 2017 UNSW Art & Design outstanding graduating students across Bachelor and Masters of Design fields including; jewellery ...

Gathering Mist • Amber Grace • Interlude Gallery

Jan. 25, 2018 - Feb. 3, 2018

Interlude Gallery is excited to announce our first exhibition of the year by Canberra based artist Amber Grace!

2018 is here with some intriguing collaborations ...

Out of nowhere

Oct. 1, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2018

Out of Nowhere is a collaborative exhibition that explores the issue of roadkill and the loss of wildlife found on Tasmanian roads. Each of the ...

Dusk 'Til Dawn

Jan. 16, 2018 - Feb. 4, 2018

Each “Hybrid” landscape represents different times of day on a pond. Creating bridges between representation and abstraction, the recognisable is filtered and transformed. You are ...

Syndicate III (the Council)

Nov. 25, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2018

The Council is a new body of work by Western Australian artist Stuart Elliott, underpinned by his philosophical approach of *fakeology, - bogus archaeology.

Letters to the Living

Feb. 5, 2018

Parents, guardians and carers of young children are invited to write a letter for the time capsule, which will be displayed at the Bendigo Art ...

Through the Screen

Jan. 19, 2018 - Feb. 8, 2018

First encounters are difficult to manage. However, contemporary cinematic photographer, Steve Sumpton shows us that confronting perceptions can be therapeutic.

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Bailer - Duality

Jan. 30, 2018 - Feb. 10, 2018

Duality, is an exhibition by Melbourne artist, Bailer, featuring paintings and sculptural works that traverse liminal states of being. Bailer has been painting publicly for ...

A Thousand Journeys: The Helen Read Collection

Nov. 25, 2017 - Feb. 11, 2018

Aboriginal art captured the heart and soul of Helen Read more than thirty years ago when she first worked with remote Indigenous artists and their ...

COLOURS OF VENICE by Kristine Ballard

Feb. 17, 2018 - Feb. 17, 2018

Kristine Ballard's Venetian artwork series, join us for art and food! This special day event will feature Kristine Ballard’s Venetian series along with ...


Jan. 19, 2018 - Feb. 20, 2018

"Lindy Lynch is at the cutting edge, the grindstone and all the rest of a very modern Artist's technique & trade. Sometimes in a playful ...

Positive Visions

Feb. 23, 2018 - March 3, 2018

Nine days of profound play, focused fun & catalysing creativity: In the guidance of Adam Scott Miller & Chris Dyer, create an astounding ...

Morocco Painting Tour with BERNARD OLLIS

Feb. 21, 2018 - March 5, 2018


21 February – 5 March 2018

Marrakech & the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

+ Atlas Mountains – Skoura Oasis – Essaouira

Renowned artist and ...

Introspective Restrospective

Feb. 16, 2018 - March 12, 2018

Circles are the main catalyst for this exhibition celebrating realism and abstraction in the cycle of life.

Red – it’s more than just a colour! A group exhibition of female contemporary jewellers

March 1, 2018 - March 24, 2018

This exhibition is part of The Red Project, a North Sydney Council Arts & Cultural event exhibiting artworks by 74 women at 6 venues throughout the ...

Sanguine - Anita Larkin, Jenny Pollak & Margarita Sampson

March 1, 2018 - March 24, 2018

Anita Larkin, Jenny Pollak & Margarita Sampson are three mid-career artists working in new media, found object & textiles; with work represented in major prizes and collections ...

Morocco Art Photography Tour with SUSAN PURDY

April 9, 2018 - April 23, 2018



…a tour of Morocco in pursuit of the beautiful and mysterious colour blue.

9 – 23 April 2018

An ...

Join ArtSHINE @ SURTEX in New York May 2018.

Nov. 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Have you ever wanted to have your artwork reach thousands of people?

Have you ever wanted to become a full-time artist doing what you love ...


April 30, 2018 - May 14, 2018

Explore the traditional Amazigh (Berber) crafts of Morocco at a grassroots level where women’s cooperative ventures present a range of textile creations that meld ...

Morocco Painting Tour with WENDY SHARPE

Oct. 29, 2018 - Nov. 8, 2018

Renowned artist Wendy Sharpe will lead a 10 day Painting Tour in the glorious North of Morocco. Starting in the capital, the Imperial City of ...

Saturday afternoon art meetups

Every Saturday between 1 - 2pm we run a one hour class introducing a drawing skill. This week we experiment with frottage as texture in drawing.

Friday night life drawing

Come and draw the model in our well-equipped studio near Sydenham train station.

Upcoming Council Events - Waverly

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The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health short course explores personal and community health and wellness strategies using visual arts mediums.

Saturday afternoon Creative Meetups

This is a weekly group meetup with consultation style contact with a professional artist. Open between 1 - 5pm, we charge $15 by the hour. Bring ...