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Calleen Art Award

Sat 8 October - Sun 20 November

The Cowra Regional Art Gallery and the Calleen Trust invite you to the opening of the Calleen Art Award 2022.

The Calleen Art Award was founded by Cowra art patron and collector Mrs Patricia Fagan, OAM in 1977. This year the Calleen Art Award 2022 exhibition presents a diverse and visually compelling collection of paintings selected from over 300 entries received from across Australia. Through the generous support of the Calleen Trust, $25,000 in prize money will be awarded to the winner of the Calleen Art Award 2022 and their winning artwork will join the Calleen Collection at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery


Sat 8 October
Sun 20 November
Event Category:


Cowra Regional Art Gallery
02 6340 2190
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Local government area
Visual arts


Cowra Regional Art Gallery
77 Darling Street
Cowra, NSW 2794 Australia
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02 6340 2190
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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