The perfect day out

7th & 8th October 2017.

High on a cliff overlooking a spectacular coastline, the
Scarborough Art Show has become a cultural beacon of the Illawarra, attracting visitors and exhibitors from the region and across the state.

Now in its 19th year, the annual show has developed a reputation for its quality, its breadth and its affordability. Painters, printmakers, photographers and sculptors join with jewellers, ceramicists and craftspeople from Sydney to the Southern Highlands to create a vibrant exhibition, with something for everyone.

An hour’s drive south of Sydney through the Royal National Park and across the scenic Seacliff Bridge, visitors can enjoy a coffee, food, live music and kids' entertainment, and come away with an affordable piece of art.

Saturday 7th October 2017 10am-4pm
Sunday 8th October 2017 10am-4pm

The perfect night out

Opening night tickets

Friday 6th October, 2017 6-9pm.

Opening night is the perfect opportunity to view the exhibition and have first pick of the work, meet the artists and enjoy a range of delicious canapés, wine, beer and live music.
Buy tickets online.

Where we are

To the south of Sydney, Scarborough Public School is situated on the south coast road, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, walking distance south of the new Sea Cliff Bridge, part of the Grand Pacific Drive.

There is parking outside the school or at the Clifton School of arts.

Scarborough Railway Station is directly across the road with trains running on the South Coast Line between Central Station and Bomaderry. See the » Transport infoline or » CountryLink websites for a timetable.

Premier Charters formally Greens Northern Coaches run past the school from Wollongong through to Stanwell Park on Saturdays.

For timetable information visit the » Greens Northern Coaches website.

Opening times

Saturday 8th October - 10am-5pm
Sunday 9th October - 10am-4pm


- $5 for adults
- $3 concession
- children under 13 entering free of charge


Beautiful and intriguing 

From textiles and jewellery to ceramics and glass, the Craft gallery offers a collection of unique, hand crafted pieces from the Illawarra, Sydney and beyond. We promote Australian artisans who are proud of their craftsmanship and who are dedicated to keeping local industry alive. Visitors are treated to an array of beautiful objects, decorative and functional, curious and inspiring. The Craft Gallery offers a perfect opportunity to get ahead on Christmas shopping, with an extensive range of affordable gifts for all ages. Credit card facilities are available.

Susan Smith

Susan Smith has created a range of fine white textured porcelain bowls, reminiscent of delicate patterned sea urchins. Exciting both the hand and the eye, Smith’s pieces are a sensory treat which combine functionality and beauty. Interested in showing your work? Click here to find out how.

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