Media Releases

Ashley Frost Wins Viewers' Choice – 2017 Mosman Art Prize

26 October 2017

Ashley Frost has won The Viewers’ Choice 2017 Mosman Art Prize with Tradies Sublime, a richly layered and colourful painting that pays quiet homage to the humble worker whose early morning starts regularly witness perhaps the best and most visually beautiful time of the day – sunrise.

Festival of Mosman ends on pawfect note

23 October 2017

The Festival of Mosman has drawn to a close for 2017 after 10 days of festivities which started with HMAS Penguin’s Freedom of Entry parade through the streets and evening Opening Concert at Balmoral before ending with the ever popular Pet’s Day Out.

Youth survey highlights study stress

20 October 2017

Academic pressure is a key concern for Mosman youth, according to early results from Mosman Council Youth Services’ youth consultation project.

Monday Matters at Barry O'Keefe Library

18 October 2017

Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, Angela Zhu, will be the guest speaker at the next “Monday Matters” presentation in Barry O’Keefe Library.

Combined Schools Art Exhibition 2017 at Barry O'Keefe Library

17 October 2017

The annual Combined Schools Art Exhibition, which celebrates its 43rd year in 2017, will be on display at Barry O’Keefe Library during library opening hours from 23 October to 5 November.

HMAS Penguin exercises her Freedom of Entry to Mosman

13 October 2017

With pride and enthusiasm, up to 200 officers and sailors from training establishment HMAS Penguin today exercised their Freedom of Entry into the Municipality of Mosman.

Mental Health Month at Barry O'Keefe Library

09 October 2017

To coincide with Mental Health Month this October the Library has organised some informative talks on mental health and a special display in the Library’s foyer to highlight the 2017 Mental Health Month theme of “Share the Journey.”

Jane Webster at the Library

09 October 2017

Jane Webster grew up in Melbourne but has had a lifelong passion for French culture. Her latest book French House Chic is a glimpse inside the most private of French residences, from supremely elegant Parisian apartments to lavishly upholstered sitting rooms in French country estates.

Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist at the Library

09 October 2017

Two Steps Forward is co-written by Graeme Simsion, the author of The Rosie Project and his wife, psychiatrist and novelist, Anne Buist.

Michael Smith at the Library

09 October 2017

Michael Smith will be speaking at Barry O’Keefe Library about his solo journey around the world in an amphibious plane, retracing the 1938 Qantas, Imperial and Pan Am flying boat routes between Sydney, Southampton and New York.