Upcoming Exhibitions

Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre

Exhibitions at Wallarobba are open 10am-4pm daily.

The Head On Photography Festival is a Australian and international, annual celebration of photography. Hornsby Shire Council works with selected local photographers to present an exhibition/s in association with Head On every year, exploring something about the Hornsby Shire area. 2018 will see two exhibitions presented by artists, David Starr and Lidia Mincev.


10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 29 May – Sunday 17 June 2018

Delivered in partnership with the Hornsby Art Society, the annual Remagine exhibition explores the reuse of waste objects through art. On display you will find the final artworks, as well as information about the process by which the artist transformed the waste into art. There is a competition that precedes this exhibition, open to all Hornsby Council residents. For more information about participating in the exhibition, contact Council’s Waste Team on 9847 4889.

Visual Dialogues 2018

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 19 June – Sunday 26 August 2018

Opening Event: 2pm, Sunday 24 June 2018

Artists, Eva Molnar, Vladomir Pavlovic, David Hammersley, Jeanette Watson and Elizabeth Wilson present an exhibition of works inspired by various facets of life and landscape.

Hornsby Art Society Members’ Exhibition

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 22 July – Sunday 26 August 2018

An annual exhibition of artworks produced by the members of Hornsby Art Society. For more information on the exhibition or how to become a member, visit the Hornsby Art Society’ website.

Hornsby Art Society 9x5 Exhibition

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 14 August – Sunday 26 August 2018

An exhibition of paintings presented in the classic 9 inches by 5 inches format. For more information on the exhibition visit the Hornsby Art Society’ website.

Brushworks Exhibition

10am-4pm Thursday – Sunday, Tuesday 27 August – Sunday 9 September 2018

An exhibition of paintings and works on paper by the Berowra Artists. Join them for an opening afternoon event on Saturday 1 September, 2pm – 4pm. For further information, call Hazel Fell on 0408 666 939 or email

No place like home

10am-4pm daily, Wednesday 3 – Tuesday 9 October

Community housing provider, Link Housing, is hosting its third community art exhibition aimed at highlighting the importance of a safe and secure home.  The exhibition aims to:

  • Highlight the importance of a safe and secure home
  • Show how a stable home can contribute to higher levels of overall health and wellbeing
  • Highlight the lack of affordable housing in Northern Sydney
  • Increase awareness of social housing
  • Encourage social inclusion through art.

This special community event will display an eclectic range of artworks, each an interpretation of the theme: ‘No Place Like Home’. For further details contact or call (02) 9412 5104.

2018 Hornsby Art Prize Finalists’ Exhibition

10am-4pm daily, Wednesday 17 – Sunday 28 October 2018

The Hornsby Art Prize is an annual visual arts competition and exhibition delivered by Hornsby Shire Council in partnership with the Hornsby Art Society. The Finalists Exhibition is a presentation of the top artworks chosen by a panel of judges from 2018 from five categories, Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, 3D Works and Digital Art Stills. The Hornsby Art Prize Competition is open to all artists resident in Australia. Visit the Hornsby Art Prize page for more information regarding the prize and how to participate.

Lyndall Beck – 2018 Wallarobba Outstanding Local Artist Recipient Exhibition

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 30 October – Sunday 4 November 2018

Opening Night: 6pm, Friday 2 November 2018

Lyndall Beck is a long standing artist and teacher in Hornsby Shire. In 2017, she won the inaugural Wallarobba Outstanding Local Artist Award for her painting, Hornsby Postcards. This exhibition is a presentation of Lyndall’s’ works spanning her considerable career.

Hornsby Art Society Anzac Exhibition

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 6 – Sunday 11 November 2018

Join the Hornsby Art Society for an exhibition of both artworks and artefacts exploring Australia’s contribution to WW1. For more information on the exhibition visit the Hornsby Art Society’ website.

Introducing… Samantha Wiltshire: 2017 Hornsby Emerging Artist Exhibition

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 27 November – Sunday 2 December 2018

Opening Night: 6pm, Friday 30 November 2018

The Hornsby Shire Emerging Artist Award is a prize and program delivered out of the annual Hornsby Art Prize. It aims to support a local artist at the beginning of their creative career by providing money and exhibition experience, as well as giving the local community the chance to see outstanding, locally developed works. Samantha Wiltshire was the 2017 recipient, for her painting Garney Jen. Samantha was also the winner of the 2017 Hornsby Art Society’s Young Artist Competition.

Hornsby Art Society Christmas Exhibition and Market

10am-4pm daily, Tuesday 4 December – Sunday 9 December 2018

Need a unique Christmas present? Want to support local artists in the process? Check out the annual Hornsby Art Society Christmas Exhibition and Market. For more information on the exhibition visit the Hornsby Art Society’ website.