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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''Mother & Daughter'' Artist talk with Carolyne May & Bea Spry on Saturday, August 27th from 4 PM - 6 PM

”Mother & Daughter” Artist talk with Carolyne May & Bea Spry on Saturday, August 27th from 4 PM – 6 PM

For those who missed out on a great Opening Night, here’s a second chance to enjoy drinks with the talented artistic duo of Carolyne May & Bea Spry. A Real life Mother and Daughter artistic duo sharing their artistic journey together. Come and enjoy a truly varied series of art in a...
CAROLYNE MAY MILLER & BEA SPRY,  “MOTHER & DAUGHTER” drinks Tuesday 23rd 6-9pm

CAROLYNE MAY MILLER & BEA SPRY, “MOTHER & DAUGHTER” drinks Tuesday 23rd 6-9pm

COMBINED EXHIBITION OF CAROLYNE MAY MILLER & BEA SPRY, “MOTHER & DAUGHTER” Experience the Tranquil Peace and Silent Mystery of Life and Experience from the Magic of the World of Fantasy and Fairytail to the Exceptional Blending of the Rainbow Spectrum and Beauty of Nature’s Colours Framing also the Emotion...
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.

These photographs, taken over a ten year period are of photograher Sam King’s journey through the Leather and Fetish scene. Living in a professional dungeon space and as part of the fetish community, Sam King photographed Performance Artists, Masters and Mistresses and documented the intimate environment in which they played....
'Strange Abstract Colour Field Portraits!!!' by Yianni Johns Opening Night September 20th Tuesday 7 p.m

‘Strange Abstract Colour Field Portraits!!!’ by Yianni Johns Opening Night September 20th Tuesday 7 p.m

‘Strange Abstract Colour Field Portraits!!!’ by Yianni Johns is the only Art Show where you will be asked to please turn you phones ON. Take a look at his art, by seeing them real through your cell phone camera! Come and meet the artist on the Exhibition’s Opening Night September 20th...
ULTIMATE BOUDOIR - Exhibit your Boudoir Art, whether you are a photographer, a painter or a graphic artist. Exhibition runs from the 26th of September to the 2nd of October.

ULTIMATE BOUDOIR – Exhibit your Boudoir Art, whether you are a photographer, a painter or a graphic artist. Exhibition runs from the 26th of September to the 2nd of October.

ULTIMATE BOUDOIR Exhibition Here is an opportunity to exhibit your Boudoir art, to meet other artists, models and muses. Whether you are a photographer, a painter or a graphic artist, all visions are welcome. Exhibition runs from the 26th of September to the 2nd of October. Download link for entry...
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,...
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...
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.
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...
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