Port of Sale precinct to be transformed by the Victoria Sculpture Prize, November 12-14.
60 of Victoria’s biggest names in sculpture will be exhibiting their work in a free public exhibition, festival style event alongside the Archibald Prize Gippsland this weekend. With over 150 works on display ranging from small bronze and silver work to 5 metre high steel installations, there will be plenty to take in.
Major works are eligible to win the first ever Victoria Sculpture Prize valued at $20,000, along with a host of other awards including the Gippsland Art Gallery's $5,000 Wildlife Acquisition Award.
The Victoria Sculpture Prize opens on Friday 12 November at 6 pm- when award winners are announced.
You can join in the fun with daily children’s sculpting workshops 10am- 12pm and “hear it from the artists talks” at 1pm or take a guided tour through the art of the Sale Botanic Gardens. Tours leave the Port of Sale at 2pm.
The Victoria Sculpture Prize is a great opportunity to buy quality sculpture straight from the artists. Works are priced from $190 to $35, 000 andthere is plenty to suit every budget. All works are for sale and all events are free!
Its going to be a sculpture event like no other in regional Victoria, so don’t miss it.