Upcoming Exhibitions

  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

9 September 2021 to 7 November 2021

The Bowness Photography Prize is an important survey of contemporary photographic practice and one of the most prestigious prizes in the country, providing Australian artists with the opportunity to exhibit at one of Australia's leading public galleries. The winning work will be awarded $30,000 and will be acquired into MGA’s nationally significant collection of Australian photographs. The Smith & Singer People’s Choice Award will be voted by the public with the recipient receiving $5,000.

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Current Exhibitions

  • Develop
  • STAGES: photography through the pandemic

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • STAGES: life in lockdown
  • Atrium Gallery – information

Travelling Exhibitions

  • John Gollings: the history of the built world
  • The light fades but the gods remain | Bill Henson
  • Robyn Stacey: as still as life

Bowness Prize

  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2019 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2018 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2017 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2016 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2015 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2014 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2013 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2012 Bowness Photography Prize
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