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Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Passionate committed citizens, including artists, historians, and politicians, were the driving force behind the gradual development of the collection into a gallery.

Manly Art Gallery & Museum (MAG&M) was the first metropolitan-based regional gallery in NSW, and is one of 40 public galleries in the state.

Manly Council and the MAG&M Society fund the ongoing acquisitions and conservation program of its significant and valuable art, ceramics, photography and beach objects collections. Manly Council owns more than 1,300 paintings which depict the life of Manly since

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