Past Exhibitions

William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize 2009

6 November 2009 to 13 December 2009

Discover the changing face of contemporary Australian photography.

With over 450 entries the 2009 Bowness Prize is the biggest yet - come and see the 50 short-listed photographs and vote for your favourite! The MGA Foundation will award $20,000 to the winning photographer, with $1,000 awarded to the winner of the peoples' choice award. The annual William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize is an initiative of the MGA Foundation. Established to attract a range of support with the aim of expanding and enriching the MGA permanent collection, the MGA Foundation is an initiative of the MGA and is governed by an independent Board of Trustees.

Click here for more information on the Bowness Photography Prize.

Current Exhibitions

  • Portrait of Monash: the ties that bind

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Not standing still: new approaches in documentary photography

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • 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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