Waverley Library Galleries

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Current Exhibitions

Youth Art Prize

6 June – 24 July
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 9pm
Saturday - 9.30am - 3pm
Sunday - 1 - 5pm
Waverley Library Galleries

Soup cans to radio bands, icons in vogue, or 15 minutes of fame….this is pop culture!

In 2019, Waverley’s Youth Art Prize is celebrating the ‘POP YOUR CULTURE'. Interpret the theme ‘Pop Your Culture’ however you like- show us your artistic skills!

The purpose of the Waverley Youth Art Prize is to encourage creativity in young artists from within the Waverley Council area. It is an open prize and all entrants work is hung so they get to experience the joy of being an exhibiting artist and seeing an audience appreciate their work and talents. We ask parents, guardians and teachers to respect the age guidelines of the prize. While there are prizes awarded, the joy of being showcased is the real prize.

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Coming Soon

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Underwater – Fernanda Infanti

27th Jul 2019

Diving in the imaginary ocean of Underwater an exhibition by Fernanda Infanti comprising works from 2013 to the present day. Take a deep breath and dive into this playful ocean that inhabits the artists mind.

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Art of Aging

29th Aug 2019

Waverley residents are encouraged to challenge their views on older people by visiting the 2018 Art of Ageing Exhibition at the Waverley Library Galleries. A learner driver, gymnast and ukulele player are among the extraordinary older people who feature in the 2018 exhibition, which celebrates the lives of older people living in regional NSW.

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Intentional – Christopher Armstrong

26th Sep 2019

Christopher Armstrong’s current body of work plays with notions of painting and drawing using light and colour. However he does so using contemporary photography. Using intentional Camera Movement, the artist explores what it means to create photographic digital art and where the boundaries lie between photography and painting.

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Focus on Women – Mel Hayton

26th Sep 2019

Join local artist Mel Heyton for an exhibition of recent works celebrating women through oil paintings and 3D art works.
In the words of Heyton “Female elements surround me and are primary in my paintings. I have a passion for the female form, female artists, authors, for women in history whom I admire and for male artists whose works have a female perspective.”

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31st Oct 2019

Waverley Library launched its collage making art classes in 2018 as a fun, creative, sustainable program run fortnightly by library staff. Using discarded magazines and books, participants developed skills to create modern collage designs while engaging with fellow community members in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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Look Around You – PAPOW (Plein Air Painters of Waverley)

28th Nov 2019

Look Around You.
Do you recognize your neighbourhood, your local streets, and the natural spaces of your locality? We are here to reveal them to you with fresh eyes, artist’s eyes, and reinforce to all the pleasure of living or visiting such a beautiful area! Look around you and enjoy!

Need more information?

Visual Arts Team
Phone: 8362 3400

Waverley Library

32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction
Phone: 9386 7777