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2019 Balco Balaklava Art Prize ExhibitionBalaklava Courthouse Gallery

More than 100 diverse and vibrant multiple media works, by student, emerging and established artists, showcased in the beautiful historic former courthouse.

Award prizes total more than $3500 across 10 categories, with art works invited across a range of mediums and genres, including painting, photography, printmaking, pastel and sculpture.

Dates Open: 04-Jul-2019 Until 01-Sep-2019

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Mount View Art Show
Mount View Primary School

Our show is now in its 35th year. We showcase work from Australian artists while raising funds for our school. We include painting, drawing, mixed media, jewellery, sculpture and textiles.

Artworks Shown in Preview: 487

Location: Mount View Primary School
Shepherd Road
Glen Waverley VIC 3150

Dates Open: 21-Aug-2019 Until 25-Aug-2019

Website: https://mountviewartshow.com.au/

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Leongatha Art and Photography ShowMesley Hall

The organizers are now accepting entries for this year’s show up until 9th August. Apart from the opportunity to display your work to an interested audience, the show has had a great record of buyers over its long history. The show attracts over 550 entries from artists and photographers from across Gippsland, Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate. New and established artists of all ages are welcome to enter and prizes totaling over $6000 which include awards for various mediums, photography, 3D (e.g. sculpture), junior sections and All Abilities section. The awards are announced on opening night. \r\nYou can enter on line and get more information by visiting the website www.leonartshow.com.au\r\nThe Annual Arts Prom Country , Art and Photography Show, is being held this year from 30th Aug to 1st September at Mesley Hall, cnr Ogilvy and Horn St, Leongatha. This highly successful show is in its 43rd year and is organized by the Rotary Club of Leongatha. \r\nThe opening hours of the show are Friday 30th Aug , 1-5pm (official opening 8pm). Saturday 31st 10am – 630pm and Sun 1st Sept, 10am – 3pm . Entry to view the show is $5 per person.\r\nMark your diary for Friday 30th Aug, the opening night for this year’s Art and Photography Show starting at 8.00pm. Cost is $20 and includes finger food and drinks while entered artists are free. Tickets for the opening can be purchased at the door. \r\nThe Show is on the same weekend as the popular Leongatha Daffodil festival, now in its 63rd year, it is a major weekend for the region. On the Saturday there will also be a street market, entertainment and car display. Don’t miss these excellent family events.\r\nArt Show Chairman Harry Leggett has also said there will be a major raffle prize – a magnificent oil painting and previous winner of the show. The raffle and other money made over the event go towards many worthy local charities and services. \r\nSo artists and photographers get your entry in at www.leonartshow .com.au or enquire at info@leonartshow.com.au\r\n

Dates Open: 30-Aug-2019 Until 01-Sep-2019

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Warranwood Art Show 2019
Oak Hall, Melbourne Rudolf Steiner School

With a long history of local art and craft exhibitions in the area, Warranwood Art Show continues to grow its vision of ‘supporting the artistic community’ by running an art show and artistic events throughout the year to the arts and wider community.

Artworks Shown in Preview: 143

Location: Oak Hall, Melbourne Rudolf Steiner School
213 Wonga Rd
Warranwood VIC 3134

Dates Open: 31-Aug-2019 Until 01-Sep-2019

Website: https://warranwoodartshow.com.au

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Australian Watercolour Muster 2019
Emporium Hotel South Bank

The ‘Australian Watercolour Muster’ is designed to give Australian Artists a broader platform to showcase our Artwork to the World, to create opportunities to interact with each other and international markets, and to share/exchange studios and exhibit where possible in this World

‘Submission’ of Work by Australian Watercolour Artists to this Australian Watercolour Muster, is also the way to be part of the annual selection process for FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy an amazing Meetup of over 86 Countries, and an opportunity to showcase your Artwork internationally.

Location: Emporium Hotel South Bank
267 Grey Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Dates Open: 15-Sep-2019 Until 10-Nov-2019

Website: https://australianwatercolourmuster.com/

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ANL Maritime Art Prize & ExhibitionMission to Seafarers Victoria

The ANL Maritime Art Prize follows the theme of 'the Relationship of Humanity to the Sea', and promotes maritime and seafaring topics in art. Prize money of over $27,000 is up for grabs in four categories. Entries accepted until August 30 at 5pm.

Dates Open: 04-Oct-2019 Until 20-Oct-2019

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Flemington Art Show 2019
Kensington Town Hall

Following the success of the first Flem-Ken Festival of Arts and Ideas 2018 the local Rotary Club has agreed to support another ‘first’ for the local community. So, sharpen your pencils, load up your brushes and spread the word to art lovers, artisans, clay artists, photographers, digital creators and makers! Prize money over $8,000 is on offer across a range of categories – including Student Awards!

Location: Kensington Town Hall
30-34 Bellair Street
Kensington VIC 3031

Dates Open: 04-Oct-2019 Until 06-Oct-2019

Website: http://flemingtonartshow.com.au/

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Walkerville Art Show 2019
St Andrew's School Hall

The Walkerville Art Show is one of key art shows in South Australia and the premier community event in the Walkerville Council area. The Show continues to grow and attract quality art from across the state and beyond.

Location: St Andrew's School Hall
Corner of Church Terrace and Smith Street
Walkerville SA 5081

Dates Open: 04-Oct-2019 Until 12-Oct-2019

Website: http://www.walkervilleartshow.com.au/

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Rotary Club of CharltonShire Hall

Running for over 30 years in Central Victoria. Highly successful sales rate. Over $3500 in prizes for includes painting, drawing, other media and photography sections.

Dates Open: 11-Oct-2019 Until 14-Oct-2019

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Glenside Lions Art Show 2019
Burnside Town Hall

Come along and see up to 450 works of art from community based artists from 10am to 5pm each day from 10/10/2018 .

This year our beneficiary is MNDSA (Motor Neurone Disease, South Australia ), so support your an organisation that works to serve its community.

Location: Burnside Town Hall
401 Greenhill Road
Tusmore SA 5065

Dates Open: 16-Oct-2019 Until 22-Oct-2019

Website: http://glensidelionsartshow.com.au/

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Albert Park College Art Show 2019
Bay Street Environmental Hub

Each year in October the Albert Park College Art Show exhibits both Professional and Student artworks from around Australia. This year was our 7th year.This fundraising project directly benefits our students’ education. With a Gala opening night, followed by a weekend of family-friendly festivities, fabulous food and fine entertainment, it's sure to have something for everyone. Sponsored by supportive businesses and our local community.

Location: Bay Street Environmental Hub
40 Bay Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207

Dates Open: 18-Oct-2019 Until 20-Oct-2019

Website: http://albertparkcollegeartshow.com.au/

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Mount Eliza Art ShowMount Eliza North Primary School

The Mount Eliza Art Show is celebrating its 41st year in 2019. The event showcases a vast array of talent from across Melbourne and beyond in areas of painting, sculpture, photography and functional design. It is a highly regarded event on the Mornington Peninsula each year and we welcome new artists and encourage young talent to apply to exhibit their work. Proceeds from the show are used to enhance the school’s facilities. We look forward to another successful year for the artists and a wonderful weekend of art. See you there, The Mount Eliza Art Show Committee

Dates Open: 25-Oct-2019 Until 27-Oct-2019

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Mount Eliza Art and Design ShowMount Eliza North Primary School

The Mount Eliza Art and Design Show has been running for 40 years. The show is hosted by Mount Eliza North Primary School and is a well known and respected event on the Mornington Peninsula art calendar each year. Paintings, photography, sculptures, pottery, jewellery and crafts by artists from Melbourne and beyond are exhibited and the show welcomes new artists and offerings each year. Come along and browse this fine selection of art and have lunch in our cafe, or join us at our gala opening night to be held on 25th October this year at which you can view the art and get first dibs on anything you like. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Dates Open: 26-Oct-2019 Until 27-Oct-2019

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Somers Arts Fair 2019
Somers Primary School

The Somers Arts Fair—now in its 16th year—is held in the beautiful coastal village of Somers on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. It is Somers Primary School’s most important annual fundraising event. Our Arts Fairs were established in 2003 to highlight the wealth of talented artists and creative people in our community, to foster interest in various art forms and to bring the community together for a wonderful family-orientated day. Visitors to the Somers Arts Fair can view and be tempted by the amazing artwork in the art exhibition and the wonderful array of outdoor sculptures and totem poles that are displayed within the School grounds. Participants can whet their own creative appetite by participating in hands-on creative workshops led by talented artists, or simply relax and be entertained by a diverse line-up of talented local musicians. 

At 2:00 pm the main event of the day – the art auction – takes place at the Old School House featuring beautiful artwork donated by renowned artists. The totem poles are a distinctive feature of the auction, with many local artists creating these highly sought after artworks. 

Throughout the day there will be a variety of gourmet foods and homemade cakes on offer, local Mornington Peninsula wine, beer, great coffee and many country fair activities including children’s games, a wide range of craft market stalls and more.

Location: Somers Primary School
87 Camp Hill Road
Somers VIC 3927

Dates Open: 27-Oct-2019 Until 27-Oct-2019

Website: http://somersartsfair.com/

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Portland Art Show 2019
Civic Hall

The Gala Art Show Opening and Preview Evening will be held on Friday 12t November 7:00 pm. Official Opening & Presentation at 7:30 pm.

SAVORIES, CHAMPAGNE & BEER SUPPER

Tickets at $30.00 each

This is when most paintings are sold. Competition for the purchase of works when the exhibition opens will be keen and we intend making this preview evening one to remember.

Location: Civic Hall
30 Bentinck St
Portland VIC 3305

Dates Open: 02-Nov-2019 Until 04-Nov-2019

Website: http://portlandartshow.com.au/

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Kinglake Ranges Rotary Art ShowKingalke Community Centre

TEN categories ranging from painting to textiles, quilts to photography, single and mixed media, 3D printing/laser engraving/CNC creations plus special primary school category. Best in Show Award plus Emerging Artist (under 25) Encouragement Award (over 25) - cash prizes all round. Check the website.

Dates Open: 22-Nov-2019 Until 24-Nov-2019

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