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NCJA opening night black tie soiree.

  • Griffith Regional Art Gallery 167 Banna Avenue Griffith, NSW, 2680 Australia (map)

The official exhibition opening and awards evening for the Griffith Regional Art Gallery's biennial National Contemporary Jewellery Award will be held on Friday 10th August from 6pm. 

This event will be a black- tie soiree held in partnership with McWilliams Family Wines. Tickets $30 per person. Includes catering by In Bocca, wine by McWilliam's Wines, music by DJ Lady Barber and fashion show by Lola & Iris, Stomp, Boheme Beauty and Masters of Hair

Contemporary Jewellers from across Australia will have their recent work on display in this exhibition. The award is an acquisitive award with $6000 going to the winner and a $1000 prize for a Riverina entrant. These awards are sponsored by Griffith City Council and will be announced at the opening event. 

The exhibition will be on display until Sunday 23rd September and includes the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery's National Emerging Art Glass Prize, an acquisitive, biennial national competition established to promote innovation and excellence in contemporary glass - this will be exhibiting at the same time. Find out more about the NEAGP here

Image: Claire McArdle, Snorkel (whistle),2016, neckpiece, agatised fossil coral, wood, cord. Winner of the National Contemporary Jewellery Award, 2016