TAP Art Gallery, Bar & Function House
Ph: (02) 9361 0440
Email: info@tapgallery.org.au
Address: 108/248 Palmer St. (Republic Sq)
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Gallery: 10am - 6 pm daily   Venue: 6 -10 pm

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Mood Dogs art show by Omar Roxas

Mood Dogs art show by Omar Roxas

Mood Dogs art show at TAP gallery Opening night on Wednesday 10 February from 6:30 to 8PM Show opens from Monday 8 February – Sunday 14 February 2016. CONCEPT Mood Dogs looks at the topic of depression through the lens of a sample colour spectrum – employing a framework set...
REDHEADS! Featuring artwork by Angela Stretch, Lou Steer & Lesley Dimmick. Meet the artists: Opening  Tuesday 16th February at 6pm

REDHEADS! Featuring artwork by Angela Stretch, Lou Steer & Lesley Dimmick. Meet the artists: Opening Tuesday 16th February at 6pm

Redheads Exhibition:               Monday 15 – Sunday 21 2016 Exhibition opening: Tuesday 16th, 6pm Movie Matinee:                  Saturday 20th  Three on a mic @ 2pm                          ...
Tides Turn   'a queer take on mermaids'  an exhibition by Wolf and Fern, Opening Night: 6-8 pm, Tuesday 23 February 2016

Tides Turn ‘a queer take on mermaids’ an exhibition by Wolf and Fern, Opening Night: 6-8 pm, Tuesday 23 February 2016

Tides Turn  ‘a queer take on mermaids’ Opening Night: 6-8 pm, Tuesday 23 February 2016   Creative workshops @ TAP  by Wolf and Fern 2- 4pm Wednesday 24 – Fern Thursday 25 – Wolf Friday 26 – Fern Saturday 27 – Artist chats Wolf and Fern Sunday 28 – Afternoon closing...
CALLING ALL ARTISTS: KANGAROOS BOUNCE BACK EXHIBITION GROUP SHOW OPENING TUES 2ND FEB 6PM

CALLING ALL ARTISTS: KANGAROOS BOUNCE BACK EXHIBITION GROUP SHOW OPENING TUES 2ND FEB 6PM

ANNOUNCING AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXHIBIT IN A GREAT GROUP SHOW in 2 weeks time at The TAP Gallery – THE KANGAROOS BOUNCE BACK WITH FRIENDS. This show is open to all artists and the cost is only $10! The exhibition opening night is TUESDAY 2nd Feb. All mediums & sizes...
Step into a glittering galaxy of art....  Galaxy and Glitter Thursday March 3, 6-10pm in conjunction with Sydney Mardi Gras!

Step into a glittering galaxy of art…. Galaxy and Glitter Thursday March 3, 6-10pm in conjunction with Sydney Mardi Gras!

In this one night only event, be dazzled by provocative art, mind blowing performances, sizzling hot half naked men and hot beats. Tickets are only $25 – with drinks included – and a percentage of the profits will be donated to ACON to fund LGBTQI inclusion initiatives. So dress in...
ANNOUNCING HAPPY HOUR FOR #ARTISTS &  #ART STUDENTS 4.30PM - 6.30PM MONDAY - FRIDAY

ANNOUNCING HAPPY HOUR FOR #ARTISTS & #ART STUDENTS 4.30PM – 6.30PM MONDAY – FRIDAY

  Meet like minded creatives, with weekly changing exhibitions of emerging & professional artists. Wine,beer & champas at an affordable $4 a glass. Musicians are welcome to get up. Be prepared for a surprise or two!!  A resident guitar, piano & ukulele available for a strum!!! 4.30pm – 6.30pm Monday to Friday....
JANUARY 26 - 31  “CHAMPIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS" - OPENING NIGHT JANUARY  Tuesday 26, 6-8pm Artist - DEBRA KEENAHAN

JANUARY 26 – 31 “CHAMPIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS” – OPENING NIGHT JANUARY Tuesday 26, 6-8pm Artist – DEBRA KEENAHAN

JANUARY 26 – 31 “CHAMPIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS” OPENING NIGHT TUESDAY 26 JAN 6-8pm Artist – DEBRA KEENAHAN Guest speaker: Professor Andre Renzaho is the Head of Humanitarian and Development Studies, Western Sydney University. Prior to joining the University he was the Director of Migration, Social Disadvantage, and Health Programs, Monash University....
#FILM Nights at the TAP ART BAR

#FILM Nights at the TAP ART BAR

We just got 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 02 93610 440 for more information  
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
TAP GALLERY HAS MOVED!

TAP GALLERY HAS MOVED!

TAP GALLERY  has moved across the road to the REPUBLIC which is between Burton & Liverpool Streets. We are hidden in a corner, but it is a great space & I am looking forward to you all coming for a visit. Come & check out the NEW SPACE!! I have hand...
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 $780/week and a little bigger in size than Gallery 1 in the old space. There is 48 metres of wall space to hang artwork. Artists wanting to have a show or book...
#CALLING ALL ARTISTS! INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ART PRIZE 2016 - INVITING ARTISTS TO SUBMIT WORK. OPENING TUESDAY 8TH MARCH 8TH

#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...

Sign our petition to save the Performance Space at TAP!

The closure of the TAP Gallery performance space will deprive Sydney independent theatre practitioners of a much needed venue-for-hire. Please help us by signing this petition to Lord Mayor Clover Moore. SAVE THE TAP GALLERY THEATRE FROM CLOSURE https://www.change.org/p/lord-mayor-clover-moore-save-the-tap-gallery-theatre-from-closure  If you wish to support TAP financially  we have a campaign to raise funds for costs incurred applying for compliance with council: THANK YOU! Tap Gallery manager Lesley Dimmick explains why Tap needs your support with Pozible funding. http://www.pozible.com/project/187869  
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...
JANET VENN- BROWN 90th BIRTHDAY - Celebration & Show, Wednesday 14th OCTOBER 6-9pm

JANET VENN- BROWN 90th BIRTHDAY – Celebration & Show, Wednesday 14th OCTOBER 6-9pm

JANET VENN- BROWN 90TH BIRTHDAY SHOW Janet lived and painted in Italy for 40 years  where she painted interiors of well known artists and associates.Pictured above is the interior of Justin O’Brian’s interior. Justin was a well known Australian figurative painter.Janet also painted the interior of Jeffrey Smart’s studio and many more....
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                             ...
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...
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#MAP OF TAP. TAP is a hidden gem tucked away in the corner of REPUBLIC SQUARE, next to Phamish Restaurant, 248 Palmer St

#MAP OF TAP. TAP is a hidden gem tucked away in the corner of REPUBLIC SQUARE, next to Phamish Restaurant, 248 Palmer St

CALLING ALL ARTIST TO CELEBRATE TAP GALLERY'S 27TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!!

CALLING ALL ARTIST TO CELEBRATE TAP GALLERY’S 27TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!!

The Pride Art Exhibition - Gala opening, Wednesday 24th June, 6-8.30pm

The Pride Art Exhibition – Gala opening, Wednesday 24th 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 on the evening of June...
THE PYRMONT ART PRIZE 2015 - Congratulations to the winners!

THE PYRMONT ART PRIZE 2015 – Congratulations to the winners!

Congratulation to the winners of the Pyrmont Art Prize Judges Choice: 1st prize awarded to Robert Sheperd 2nd Prize awarded to Emel Jurd 3rd Prize awarded to Isabella Anteineivich PEOPLE’S CHOICE PRIZE 1st Prize awarded to Angie K 2nd Prize awarded to Cliff Penny 3rd Prize to Vittorio Oriana WE ALL HAD A GREAT TIME!...
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY ART PRIZE: HELD EVERY MARCH  FOR WOMEN ARTISTS.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ART PRIZE: HELD EVERY MARCH FOR WOMEN ARTISTS.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2014 ART PRIZE WINNERS 1st Prize Judges Choice – ‘Losing it’ Catherine Kennedy 2nd Prize Judges Choice Janet Venn-Brown 1st Prize People’s Choice Eileen Haley WINNER 2013 Youth Award Jourdan Hancock   1ST PRIZE JUDGES CHOICE 2013: Niki McDonald ‘Tapestry Girl’ who won $2,500 cash prize from the generous sponsor WOMEN ON BOARDS...
Teacher, Sally Atkins' wins 'Freedom Art Prize' for Humans rights!!

Teacher, Sally Atkins’ wins ‘Freedom Art Prize’ for Humans rights!!

Congratulations to mixed media artist Sally Atkins who recently won the Freedom Art Prize for Humans rights 2014 organised and held at the TAP Galley in Darlinghurst. The focus of the art prize and exhibition is the artist’s interpretation of what freedom means to them (or the lack of Freedom). This year the Critic’s Choice...
Palm House 2

Palm House 2

Meet Artists Anna Boros, Ekaterina Mortensen, Ann Cahill and Lesley Dimmick and hear about their Artwork.
OXFORD ART PRIZE 2014

OXFORD ART PRIZE 2014

We have an open section for artists to put in work. It must be on unframed canvas and 16″ x 20″ or smaller Tell your artist friends about this great event which will be outdoors with all day entertainment, Tapas dining and Sangria for all.  TAP Gallery & the Darlinghurst Business Partnership are excited to...
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