Art Exhibitions

Hornsby Library has a program of free art exhibitions. Please phone 9847 6813 before attending to make sure the exhibition space is open.

Art exhibitions

Did you know that Hornsby Library has a community exhibition space where you can display your art free of charge?

The exhibition space provides opportunities for new and established local artists and groups of the community to display their works in a professional space.

For more information visit our Exhibition Space page.

Current Exhibition

Fine pencil drawings of Sydney, the UK and Europe by Maurice Larkin

Drawing of Dawes Point and The Rocks by Maurice Larkin
Looking out to Dawes Point by Maurice Larkin

Maurice Larkin has been drawing from his early childhood in Liverpool, England.  He is self-taught and has been drawing and painting places that have inspired him on his extensive travels.  With his love of history and a good eye for a picture, Maurice is able to capture a moment in time in his drawings and paintings. This attention to detail is something that all lovers of fine art can appreciate.

Maurice likes to work from his sketchbook as well as his photos, and in doing so emphasises the fine details in his paintings and drawing.

Maurice will donate ten percent of the sale proceeds to the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter.

The exhibition is on display from Monday 30 September to Thursday 31 October

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Natural World by The Enamellers Association

Photographs of a pendant by Jimmy Lim and a plate by Annette Clark
Pendant (left) by Jimmy Lim and plate (right) by Annette Clark

The Natural World is an exhibition of vitreous enamel artwork by the Enamellers Association, a group that has been promoting vitreous enamelling expertise and appreciation for nearly 30 years. By applying intense heat to granulated glass, members create miniature works of art, thus preserving an ancient tradition that dates back nearly 3,000 years.

This exhibition explores members' responses to the natural world and highlights the diversity of enamelling techniques and artistic interpretation.

The Natural World is on display from Friday 1 November to Saturday 30 November