Melbourne Art Foundation
Melbourne Art Foundation is a not for profit organisation established in 2003 to promote contemporary art and living Australian artists.
Melbourne Art Foundation produces the biennial Melbourne Art Fair, the biennial Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for the Visual Arts, and a year round program in support of contemporary art and living artists.
Awards for the Visual Arts
Australia's preeminent awards for the visual arts will be announced at a sumptuous gala dinner 15 September 2011.
Melbourne Art Fair
Melbourne Art Foundation's flagship event the Melbourne Art Fair is one of Australia's premier visual arts events.
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A program to facilitate public discussion and develop new audiences for contemporary art.
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Melbourne Art Foundation funds an artist to create ambitious new work to be unveiled at Melbourne Art Fair.
Emerging and independent artists and art spaces are supported in the presentation of innovative and experimental work.
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Collectors and curators from around the world are invited to participate in and contribute to Melbourne Art Week.
Lectures & Forums
Keynote lectures and public art forums promoting education, discussion and interest in contemporary art.
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Melbourne Art Week
A full program of activities during the week of Melbourne Art Fair.
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The most influential art collectors from Australia and New Zealand are part of the Foundation's exclusive collector group.
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Melbourne Art Foundation sponsors a range of programs at Melbourne Art Fair for the benefit of living artists, to facilitate public discussion and develop new audiences for contemporary art. These include: Major Commissions; Project Rooms featuring emerging and independent artists and art spaces; Public Lectures and Forums featuring artists, curators and international guests; Collector Programs; Guided Tours; Publications; and the celebrated opening night Vernissage.
Melbourne Art Foundation is registered for tax-deductible donations (deductible gift recipient status) and has charitable tax concession status through the Australian Government's Register of Cultural Organisations.