Past Exhibitions

2012 MGA Annual Fundraising Auction Preview Exhibition

14 March 2012 to 24 March 2012

MGA needs to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for exhibitions and gallery programs through fundraising. Our annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction is our major charitable event for the year. Thanks to the generosity of artists and patrons, our auction raises over $60,000 a year!

Save the date: artists and patrons will come together at MGA on Saturday 24 March 2012. The fabulous Bryan Dawe will be our host, and the event will feature a spectacular dinner, excellent entertainment and outstanding art for auction on the night.This is your opportunity to help support the work of MGA, one of Australia's only insitutions dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying Australian photography.

Individuals: $150/$130 Friends of MGA
Table of ten: $1 400
DRESS: black tie
call 03 8544 0500

Our auctioneer will be auctioning major work by some of Australia's best photographers, including: Cherine Fahd, Geoff Parr, Sonia Payes, Alex Wisser, Drew Pettifer


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Current Exhibitions

  • Portrait of Monash: the ties that bind

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • Not standing still: new approaches in documentary photography
  • STAGES: photography through the pandemic

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • Arts action: exploring the personal and political
  • 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

  • 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
  • 2011 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
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