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The Walters Prize

15 May 2021 - 05 Sep 2021

When

Saturday 15 May 2021, 10.00am - Sunday 5 September 2021, 5.00pm


10am-5pm daily

Where

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, corner Kitchener Street and Wellesley Street East, Auckland City Centre

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Cost
Free
Website

aucklandartgallery.com/about/major-projects/walters-prize

This year marks the 10th iteration of New Zealand’s national art prize.

The Walters Prize showcases the most outstanding of the country’s contemporary art from the years preceding the prize.

The finalists in this year’s prize are Fiona Amundsen, Sonya Lacey, Mata Aho Collective and Sriwhana Spong.

The exhibition – and the announcement of the winner of this renowned award – means The Walters Prize provides an opportunity for all New Zealanders to discover the pulse of contemporary art in the country today.

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