Art Awards

Calling all Broome Creatives!

Artist are invited to submit their works for the Shinju Matsuri Art Awards. The Awards are open to bona-fide Broome Residents and will be exhibited at the Broome Civic Centre from 27th August- 2nd September 2018.

There is no set theme for the Art Awards, however, inspiration can be drawn from Shinju Matsuri as well as from, a celebration of the people, culture and history of Broome.

This is a community festival and art must be suitable for viewing by the general public. Works deemed to cause offence, may be subject to review by Shinju Matsuri Inc.

Winners will be announced at the Official Opening on Monday 27th August 2018 at the Broome Civic Centre and People’s Choice winner will be announced at the Festival Finale on Sunday 2nd September.

The Shinju Matsuri Arts Awards gets more exciting every year with the sheer diversity and incredible talent we have up here.
The categories and prizes are as follows:

Shire of Broome Acquisitive Art Prize – TBC
People’s Choice Award- TBC


  • Paintings (Oils & Acrylics) – TBC
  • Works on Paper – TBC
  • Photography – TBC
  • Aboriginal Art – TBC
  • Sculpture – TBC
  • Textiles – TBC
  • Teen Art Awards Prize – TBC

A registration fee of $35 to enter.

Stay tuned for entries opening in 2018!

We hope to see you there!

Conditions of Entry
Entry Form

Art Awards Registration Form

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