QPRC Art Awards Exhibition


May 24 – 11 June 2022
Opening Hours
10:00am - 4:00pm
253 Crawford Street, Queanbeyan NSW 2620
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About this event

Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council has again partnered with Bendigo Bank’s – Braidwood & Bungendore Community Branches to bring our vast regions art prize to the artists and community of the QPRC LGA.
The 2022 Major Art Prize is a $5000. Acquisitive Award with the winning artwork joining the council’s art collection. There are additional prizes comprising of; $3000 3D Award for small sculpture and objects in any medium, $2000 Emerging Artist Award for 18-29 year old’s. The $1000 Bendigo Pick Prize,
Lastly the $1000 People’s Choice Award, voted by our viewers during the exhibition, will be tallied and announced after the close of the exhibition.

Please NOTE: the exhibiton is Open Tuesday to Saturday – 10am to 4pm only



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Terms & Conditions – Caroloke Competition

  • Entry is free.
  • Only one entry per person whether you are an individual or in a group.
  • Categories are: Primary School, High School, Adults – Individual, Duet or Group.
  • There will be amazing prizes from local businesses for the winner in each category.
  • Your performance must be a Christmas Carol that is no longer than 3 minutes long.
  • Your performance must not contain any explicit language.
  • Please note, this is not a religious event.
  • Entrants must also not be professional singers. If you are a professional singer, please contact the events team on 0481 007 012 to book your performance.
  • Registrations close Friday 8th July 2022 at midday.


  • All entries can be dropped off at the Queanbeyan Showground on Friday 8th July 2022 between 4:30pm and 6:30pm.
  • You can only enter once in each category. i.e. 1 x Christmas Cake & 1 x Gingerbread House in your age group.
  • Cakes and gingerbread houses must not exceed 30cm in height, width and length.
  • All care will be taken while on display but we will not be responsible for any damages.
  • Cakes & gingerbread houses will be judged on decoration only.
  • All entries will be judged on Friday evening 8th July 2022 and winners will be announced at midday on the main stage on Saturday 9th July 2022.
  • All entries will be on display at the event in the building behind the Grand Stand.
  • A photo will be taken of the winners and their creations for promotional material.
  • Collection of yours entry can be done from 3pm to 5pm on Saturday 9th July unless previously organised with the QPRC events team.

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