Rotorua Museum Art Awards

Rotorua Museum Art Awards 2017

Entries for this years Rotorua Museum Art Awards are now closed (Friday 12 August 2017, 5pm). The Art Awards are proudly sponsored by Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, Friends of Rotorua Museum, More FM and Toi Ohomai.

2017 Award Categories

Key Dates
  • Sunday 27 August 2017, 9am – 5pm: Artworks delivered by hand to Rotorua Museum (back door), Oruawhata Drive, Government Gardens
  • Monday 28 August 2017, 4pm: Artworks delivered by courier to Rotorua Museum (back door), Oruawhata Drive, Government Gardens
  • Friday 8 September 2017, 5.15pm: Official opening and awards at Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre, Fenton Street, Rotorua
  • 9 September – 6 October 2017: Finalists exhibition opens to the public at Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre
  • 14 September – 7 October 2017: Salon des Refusés exhibition open to the public at Rotorua Library, 1238 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua
  • Terms and Conditions

    Please ensure you carefully read all the requirements around eligibility, artwork size and presentation requirements as set out in the Conditions of Entry
    *Please note there is one amendment to the acceptable artwork size: 2D works on standard 40 inch (1016mm) canvasses will be accepted.

    For more information, please contact:
    Julie Parsons
    07 351 7823

    Previous winners

    Lead Exhibition Curator, Ane Tonga, has been revisiting some of our previous winners. Check out her blog featuring some of the outstanding entries we have had in the past.

    Click here to read more

    2017 Art Awards Judge

    Rotorua Museum is delighted to announce that highly regarded curator and writer Emma Bugden will judge the 2017 Rotorua Museum Art Awards.

    Read the media release here

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