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Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize - Gala Launch Night Tickets on Sale Now

BY Angie | 22-Jun-2012
Join us in celebrating 10 years of the prestigious Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize at the South Australian Museum. The black tie gala launch on Friday 20 July will include the presentation of prizes and the first opportunity to purchase artworks. This is the richest natural history art prize in Australia, with prize money totalling $114,500.
Venue: South Australian Museum
Address: North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000
Date: Friday 20 July 2012
Time: 7pm
Ticket: $125pp - CALL: 08 8207 7660 - Dress code: black tie.
Web: http://www.waterhouse.samuseum.sa.gov.au/
: http://www.facebook.com/WaterhouseArtPrize
EMail: waterhouseartprize@samuseum.sa.gov.au
Promotional poster, South Australian Museum 2012.
This is the 10th year of the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Australia's richest prize for natural history art. The international competition celebrates our complex global biodiversity and encourages excellence in natural history art. Artists can enter artworks into three categories: Paintings; Works on Paper; and Sculpture & Objects. There is also a Youth section for emerging artists aged 16-25 years old. Winners are announced on Friday 20 July 2012, followed by a black tie gala event at the South Australian Museum. Tickets are $125pp and can be purchased to this a-list evening by calling 08 8207 7660. The exhibition opens to the public from Saturday 21 July to Sunday 9 September 2012. Selected works will then tour to the National Archives of Australia, Canberra from 21 September to 11 November 2012.