16 July 2013
The South Australian Museum invites members of the media to attend the announcement of winners in the 2013 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize.
The new-look competition has changed its name from “Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize” and encouraged artists to do more to generate scientific debate, find dynamic and creative ways to represent our research and contribute to artistic dialogue about the most pressing issues facing our planet.
A record 859 artists from around the world submitted entries in the Paintings, Works on Paper, Sculpture and Objects and Youth categories. Top judges from the worlds of science and art will be choosing the overall and category winners.
- Announcement: South Australian Museum Acting Director Professor Andy Lowe will present winners with their prizes.
- When: 10.30am on Friday, 19 July 2013.
- Where: South Australian Museum front foyer, North Terrace, Adelaide.
Please RSVP to Publicist Alex Parry to ensure you receive the materials necessary to cover the story.
The exhibition of winners and finalists in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize will run from 20 July to 8 September 2013. Winning and highly commended entries tour to the National Archives of Australia in Canberra from September to November.