Established in 2009, the Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award supports Victorian studio ceramics and acknowledge the special place ceramics have in the Manningham region. 

The biennial acquisitive award and accompanying exhibition celebrates the best in contemporary Victorian ceramic art practice from across the state. Works acquired through the award form part of the Manningham Art Collection and are subsequently displayed in public buildings throughout the municipality, including Manningham Art Gallery exhibitions.

Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award 2019

This year's award is now open for entry. Enter online here

If you experience any difficulties with the online entry form, please contact or phone 03 9840 9367

Key Dates:

Entries Close: 5.00pm Friday 21 June 2019
Selection Notification: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Delivery of Finalists' Work: Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 2019
Finalists' Exhibition Opening: Wednesday 14 August 2019, 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Finalists' Exhibition Dates: Wednesday 14 August to Saturday 14 September 2019

Past Winners and Acquisitions

The Manningham Art Collection includes almost thirty ceramic artworks acquired through the Award since 2009, representing some of the best contemporary ceramic work in Victoria. View a full list of past winners and acquisitions.