THE HALLORAN CONTEMPORARY ART PRIZE 2025

This biannual contemporary art prize first took place in 2022, and aims to place a contemporary lens and understanding over the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum’s Halloran Collection: Science and the Sea. This diverse collection is displayed in the manner of an eighteenth century curiosity cabinet, or Wunderkammer, and includes artworks, nautical equipment, scrimshaw, navigational equipment such as sextants, figureheads, historical weapons and much more.

Works entered in the Prize must be produced in response to the Science and the Sea Collection, and must be new work.

The Halloran Contemporary Art Prize is open to all permanent New South Wales residents aged 18 years and over.

Expressions of interest will open in May 2024. Further details, including entry fee, conditions of entry, judging, closing date and dates for the Halloran Contemporary Art Prize exhibition will be available then.

 

THE HALLORAN CONTEMPORARY ART PRIZE 2025