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Wallace Art Awards 2012


Wed 20 Feb 2013, 10:00am–4:30pm
Thu 21 Feb 2013, 10:00am–4:30pm
Fri 22 Feb 2013, 10:00am–4:30pm
Sat 23 Feb 2013, 10:00am–4:30pm
Sun 24 Feb 2013, 11:00am–4:30pm

Where: PATAKA Art + Museum, Cnr Parumoana and Norrie St, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

The Annual Wallace Art Awards aim to support, promote and expose New Zealand contemporary art and artists. Sir James Wallace established the Annual Wallace Art Awards 21 years ago. These awards are now the longest surviving and largest annual art awards of their kind in New Zealand, with a value amounting to over $165,000. They differ from other important New Zealand art prizes in that they aim to provide challenging opportunities and broadening experiences to the four major winners by way of residencies at top-class international institutions.

The Awards are given for contemporary New Zealand painting, sculpture, video, drawing and unique photography and print to encourage and develop the visual arts in New Zealand, and in particular to reward artists creating outstanding work.