TAP Art Gallery, Bar & Function House
Ph: (02) 9361 0440
Email: info@tapgallery.org.au
Address: 259 Riley St.
Surryhills NSW 2010
Gallery: 12pm - 6 pm daily   Venue: 6 -10 pm

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Not hung in the ARCHIBALD this year? Announcing the 20th Real Refuse' Gala Presentations SATURDAY 23rd JULY 5-8PM. Prizes to be won.

Not hung in the ARCHIBALD this year? Announcing the 20th Real Refuse’ Gala Presentations SATURDAY 23rd JULY 5-8PM. Prizes to be won.

Here is the winner 1st Prize People’s Choice Sanet Gerber. Congratulations!! On show at the moment at TAP Gallery is the REAL REFUSES ( rejects from the ARCHIBALD WYNE & SULMAN. Please pop in for a visit. The show is great! The dates for artists to pick the works not...
Anja Meixner Photography exhibition 12 - 17 July. Meet the artist Tuesday 12th July 6-8.30pm

Anja Meixner Photography exhibition 12 – 17 July. Meet the artist Tuesday 12th July 6-8.30pm

Anja Meixner Exhibition of Photo Art 11 – 17  July Echoes in Eternity Meixner is a German Foto artist based in Sydney. Her poetic and socio-critical topics are the complexity of gender, the estrangement of the human being from nature and from oneself and its fragility. “Echoes in Eternity” is...
We have moved to STUDIO 259

We have moved to STUDIO 259

The boutique 259 Studio space is situated in Sydney’s inner city suburb of Surry Hills. Amongst designers and fashion houses, the space is located on the corner of Riley and Reservoir Street and is only five minutes from the city. The studio space for hire for Art exhibitions, film screenings, film shoots,...
IF WE SHADOWS Documentary & portrait photography of Fetish Life by Sam King, opening night Friday 2nd September 6-9pm.

IF WE SHADOWS Documentary & portrait photography of Fetish Life by Sam King, opening night Friday 2nd September 6-9pm.

Sam King. Artist.                  Education. Bachelor of Arts. Visual Arts. College of Fine Arts. UNSW.     1991-93. Group Shows. Tap Gallery, Sydney, Australia.                                                  2002. First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia.                                         2006. Medium Rare Gallery, Sydney, Australia.                                   2007. Aurora Gallery, Sydney, Australia.                                                   2007. The Playground, Shows 1 & 2. Newtown...
Sunday Jazz Jam Sessions Sunday 19th June 3-6 pm. Open Mic. All Musicians welcome.

Sunday Jazz Jam Sessions Sunday 19th June 3-6 pm. Open Mic. All Musicians welcome.

Chill out to cool tunes, great company, drinks and nibbles. Pow Wow with Tula. Fundraiser for Tula Tzoras, candidate for the Sydney Seat Online Direct Democracy. Donations from $10. Calling all Musicians, welcome to come in for a Jam Session.
Drawing class on the 22nd of February will take place at the NEW TAP!

Drawing class on the 22nd of February will take place at the NEW TAP!

Please note the change of our address! Address: L1/259 Riley St. Surry Hills NSW 2010  
LIFE DRAWING CLASS EVERY MONDAY 7-10PM resumed in our new space

LIFE DRAWING CLASS EVERY MONDAY 7-10PM resumed in our new space

Every Monday including most public holidays Class is conducted in the gallery with a nude model. 7-10pm  $15 class ($10 concession) Easels are available on a first-come-first-served basis(no cost) TAP Gallery, 248 Palmer st, Darlinghurst  REPUBLIC SQUARE (next to Phamish) / (02) 9361 0440
#FILM Nights at the TAP ART BAR

#FILM Nights at the TAP ART BAR

  We have a new projector, screen and speakers, so our new space is ready and set up for Film Screenings Plenty of seats and room available Private and public screenings Film Previews Short Film competitions Refreshments and drinks Student discounts Call 0400610440 for more information  
MAP OF THE NEW TAP

MAP OF THE NEW TAP

  PLEASE NOTE THAT TAP GALLERY HAS MOVED AGAIN TO OUR NEW & PERMANENT HOME 259 RILEY ST SURRY HILLS (JUST PAST THE COP SHOP) ON 28TH FEB, 2016
TAP Gallery is now taking bookings for 2016

TAP Gallery is now taking bookings for 2016

We are offering 15% off exhibition fees for the 4 first solo shows to book, so don’t hesitate. The space is $550/week and a little bigger in size than Gallery 1 in the old space. There is 48 metres of wall space to hang artwork, with extra mobile panels available for bigger shows....
The Pride Art Exhibition - Gala opening, Wednesday 15th June, 6-8.30pm

The Pride Art Exhibition – Gala opening, Wednesday 15th June, 6-8.30pm

We are again proud to be hosting the annual Sydney Pride Festival’s Art Exhibition, featuring works submitted by members of our vibrant Sydney GLBTQI community. To help us kick this year’s event off, the iconic Miss 3D and effervescent Dawn Service will be entertaining our guests at the Gala Opening...

#CALLING ALL ARTISTS! INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ART PRIZE 2016 – INVITING ARTISTS TO SUBMIT WORK. OPENING TUESDAY 8TH MARCH 8TH

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY ART PRIZE 4th – 15th March 2015 Presentations Sunday 8th March   3pm to 6pm at TAP Gallery To celebrate International Women’s Day, Women on Boards (WOB) will award first prize for the 2015 International Women’s Day Art Prize at TAP Gallery on Sunday 8th March. Last year saw more than 150 entries in all media and was judged by well known art professionals. “It was an honour to have my print chosen from the diverse and interesting works entered for the 2013 WOB International Women’s Day Art Prize. As a part-time print-maker who juggles a passion for print-making with full-time employment, I was thrilled to win the prize” said Kirsten McDonald, winner of the 2010 award. TAP Gallery is calling for artists to enter the 2015 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ART PRIZE. “We are passionate about the progression of women in all walks of life and it’s for...
TAP is alive and well, but alas, our theatre space will be closed from Nov 5 2014 until further notice

TAP is alive and well, but alas, our theatre space will be closed from Nov 5 2014 until further notice

As many of you know, TAP occupies old premises that, despite changing hands twice since we opened, have never been updated. Alas, as time went by and fire safety codes improved, our premises fell behind. The result is that we recently failed a fire safety inspection in relation to the use...
Online Gallery: Art for sale

Online Gallery: Art for sale

Welcome to our online store. This new section will enable artists to exhibit their works for sale on the TAP Gallery website. We now offer exhibition space in both our Darlinghurst gallery, AND in our online store for you to sell from. Our website recieves over 1000 visitors each week...
Online gallery : Art for sale  2

Online gallery : Art for sale 2

Title: Farm Cove Sydney Harbour Title: Mother and Child,  Morocco   Title: Venitian Sunset Title: Half Sunken boat – Lane Cove  River Sydney   Title: Festival Clowns, NSW House Flower Festival Title: Historical Ship Departing  Sydney Harbour                             ...
Past works at TAP

Past works at TAP

             
SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR NOFI SCREENING

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR NOFI SCREENING

Unveiling emergent Sydney filmmakers by showcasing their works of all mediums, styles and subjects to the community and allowing them to get their message across! Have you ever made a short film, documentary, film clip? We believe there is a world of talented filmmakers out there in the community who...
Latest entries
Calling all artists to NUDES ON TAP 16 - 29 May 2016. Gala presentation event on Saturday 21 at 5pm.

Calling all artists to NUDES ON TAP 16 – 29 May 2016. Gala presentation event on Saturday 21 at 5pm.

Winner announced last night! Congratulations Stephen Wong with a fine image below: (doctored for facebook!!)   For the seventh consecutive year TAP Gallery is staging the very successful Nudes on TAP as part of the Head On Photo Festival. Head On Photo Festival is Sydney’s major innovative showcase for Australian and international photography of all...
Come & view the OXFORD ART PRIZE AT TAP THIS WEDNESDAY 1ST OF JUNE 6-8PM

Come & view the OXFORD ART PRIZE AT TAP THIS WEDNESDAY 1ST OF JUNE 6-8PM

Saturday I woke up at dawn excited about the OXFORD ART PRIZE, and our plan to hanging the art on the Supreme Court fence at TAYLOR SQUARE. The weather forecast was for a light shower in the morning and so we waited before hanging the art on the fence. It got gradually colder and started...
The annual International Women's Day Art Prize -  8th March

The annual International Women’s Day Art Prize – 8th March

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE  INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ART PRIZE Winner judges 1st Prize awarded to Alison Peters for her work, a drawing tiltled ‘Memento, Homo, Quia Pulvis es, et Pulverem Revertis’ Winner 1st prize People’s Choice, International Women’s Day Art prize  Amber Hammad with her digital collage titled ‘Unveiling the Visible’ after Chigall....
OUTLOUD Art Prize in conjunction with Sydney Gay Lesbian # Mardi Gras - Every February.

OUTLOUD Art Prize in conjunction with Sydney Gay Lesbian # Mardi Gras – Every February.

OUTLOUD ART PRIZE Presentations  Dates are yet to be confirmed for 2017 Artists deliver works by Sunday 21st Feb 12-6pm  All  works will be on view 23rd – 28th Feb People’s Choice prize – guest can vote for their favourite work ! OUTLOUD is an annual and popular event,always fun and well attended. The presentation...
Palm House 2

Palm House 2

Meet Artists Anna Boros, Ekaterina Mortensen, Ann Cahill and Lesley Dimmick and hear about their Artwork.
Palm House 1

Palm House 1

Lesley Dimmick and her daughter Amy and granddaughter Eva and Michelle, Steve McLaren, Annie Boros
OXFORD ART PRIZE & PEOPLE'S CHOICE

OXFORD ART PRIZE & PEOPLE’S CHOICE

OXFORD ART 1ST PRIZE  Sydney Says Yes by Jenna Bloom    OXFORD ART PRIZE PEOPLE’S CHOICE Francis St by Vino Nukaiya Bourke St by Vino Nukaiya  CONGRATULATIONS!!! MANY THANKS TO EVERYBODY
TAP GALLERY FLOOR PLAN

TAP GALLERY FLOOR PLAN