Cabonne Acquisitive Art Prize Exhibition Opening Soon

Published on 23 March 2021


The Cabonne Acquisitive Art Prize is taking up residence at the Molong RSL from Saturday 27 March for its annual exhibition and judging of the artworks.

The art prize, currently in its second year, aims to foster a sense of identity, pride and place in Cabonne whilst encouraging and showcasing the high calibre of creative talent in the region. Council has received in excess of 20 artworks for the Acquisitive Art Prize and over 50 artworks for the Primary and Secondary School sections.

The artworks will be displayed at the Molong RSL from Saturday 27 March to Thursday 8 April, with opening times displayed below for general public viewing.


Opening to general public

Saturday 27 March


Sunday 28 March


Monday 29 March


Tuesday 30 March


Wednesday 31 March


Thursday 1 April


Friday 2 April

Closed (Good Friday)

Saturday 3 April


Sunday 4 April

Closed (Easter)

Monday 5 April


Tuesday 6 April


Wednesday 7 April


Thursday 8 April



Council is fortunate to be joined by two fantastic judges; Robert Stephens, the Director of the Aarwun Gallery in Canberra, will be judging the Cabonne Acquisitive Art Prize, and local Orange artist, Joy Engelman will be judging the Primary and Secondary Cabonne Art Prizes.

People’s Choice voting will be open via in-person submission at the exhibition or online submission through the Cabonne Council website from 11am Saturday 27 March. There is a cost of $2 per vote. The winner of the People’s Choice award will win $1000.

The winner of each category will be announced at an awards evening to be held on Thursday 8 April. Due to COVID, this will be an invite only event. The award recipients will also be announced on Council’s website and social media channels on Friday 9 April.

An Exhibition Catalogue will be available online on Council’s website from 5pm Thursday 25 March 2021. A hard copy version will be available for purchase for a gold coin at the exhibition. For further information on the Art Prize, check out Council’s website or contact Council’s Tourism, Culture and Events Coordinator on 6392 3200.


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