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National Photography Prize - 2024 finalists

Finalists announced for 2024 National Photography Prize

Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) announces 14 contemporary artists who have been selected as finalists for the $30,000 National Photography Prize 2024, Australia's longest running photography prize.
Artist Courtney Young

Courtney Young: Recipient of the Susan Moorhead Memorial Award

Courtney Young is an artist and agroecological farmer based in Rutherglen, Victoria and is the Recipient of the Susan Moorhead Memorial Award.
RAW 24 is written in Grey Font on a black background

RAW 24 Selection Announced

Murray Art Museum Albury is thrilled to announce the selection of artists for the annual youth exhibition, RAW24.
Marie Salinger, Wherever you are is called here, Acrylic paint and collage on canvas

Open Call Artists 2024 Announced

MAMA announces the artists selected through the 2023 Open Call program.

MAMA announces major solo exhibition by Newell Harry

Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) today announced a major exhibition by internationally celebrated contemporary artist Newell Harry, the artist's largest solo project to date, opening 28 July 2023.

MAMA Director Bree Pickering accepts new position as Director of the National Portrait Gallery

MAMA Director Bree Pickering has accepted the role of Director at one of Australia’s leading cultural institutions, the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.

Applications Now Open for Local Artists

Each year, the Museum invites artists, artist groups, collaborative practitioners, curators and makers of all kinds to apply to our Open Call program. Applications for 2024 Exhibition program closing 3 February 2023.

MAMA wins at the IMAGinE Awards

MAMA received the Engagement Program of the Year Award for TABLE, presented as part of the 2021-22 Major Exhibition SIMMER. The Award was presented by Museums & Galleries across NSW.
RAW 23 is written in Grey Font on a black background

RAW 23 Selection Announced

Murray Art Museum Albury is excited to announce the selection of artists for the inaugural youth exhibition, RAW 23.
Four children (3 girls and 1 boy) dressed in casual clothes stand in a line against a colourful all of swirling bright block colours. The children are laughing at the camera.

Kids Gallery Launches as Permanant Space for Families

MAMA launches permanent Kids Gallery with a new commission by Australian artist Mikala Dwyer.
Young women with curly hair wearing a floral top and blue blazer pant suit stands next to a middle aged man in plaid shirt, grey suit jacket and chinos next to a older women with short grey hair wearing a red jumper over a black skivvy. They are all smiling at the camera and standing in the TAFE art studio next to multiple large wooden benches with clay fired tableware on them.

Creative Education Opportunities expand with MAMA x TAFE Partnership

Murray Art Museum Albury and NSW TAFE Albury have joined together in a new partnership offering short courses held in the specialty art studios at Albury TAFE campus.
Young girl in white top and black cardigan stands smiling into the camera in front of a three large collage artworks of gold, white, pink, black.

RAW 2023 Applications Open

RAW23 Open Call Applications are open 1 September - 30 September 2022.
abtract painting looks like school of fishes in yellow white blue light pink light blue and green

Open Call Artists 2023 Announced

MAMA announces the artists selected through the 2023 Open Call program.
Building Exterior_Dean Street_Side On_Daytime

2022 MAMA Art Foundation AGM

The MAMA Art Foundation Annual General Meeting will be held at MAMA, 546 Dean Street, Albury on Thursday 14th July at 5.30pm.
Foyer Hero_Lorraine Connelly-Northey, 'On Country', 2017, MAMA, Photo Jeremy Weihrauch, 8854.jpg

CALLING LOCAL ARTISTS! Open Call Applications Now Open

For the last 5 years, Murray Art Museum Albury has invited applications from local artists to present an exhibition at the museum.

Tiyan Baker wins the 2022 National Photography Prize

Newcastle artist Tiyan Baker is the recipient of the prestigious Murray Art Museum Albury National Photography Prize 2022.
Foyer Hero_Lorraine Connelly-Northey, 'On Country', 2017, MAMA, Photo Jeremy Weihrauch, 8854.jpg

RAW 2022 Selection Announced

Murray Art Museum Albury is excited to announce the selection of artists for the inaugural exhibition, RAW 2022. RAW 2022 is a new, annual open call for young people of the Murray region. Artists aged 16 – 21 are invited to submit an artwork, or a small series of artworks, for consideration for a group exhibition early next year.
Artist Julianne Piko leans over a desk covered in arts books and resources and stares into the camera.

Julianne Piko: Recipient of the Susan Moorhead Memorial Award

Julianne Piko is a multidisciplinary artist based in North East Victoria working across sculpture, film and installation and is the 2020 Recipient of the Susan Moorhead Memorial Award.
Parallel Branding, word and green wavy lines

New curatorial fellowship to be hosted by MAMA

MAMA is thrilled to be partnered with Parallel to create structural change with, beside and beyond the museum.
Foyer Hero_Lorraine Connelly-Northey, 'On Country', 2017, MAMA, Photo Jeremy Weihrauch, 8854.jpg

National Photography Prize 2022 Finalists Announced

Murray Art Museum Albury is thrilled to announce the 12 finalists in the National Photography Prize 2022.
: A yellow room with a silent film of two kids playing props and blown up polaroids of a person and their house.

MAMA announces major gift from the Russell Mills Foundation

For the last 5 years, Murray Art Museum Albury has invited applications from local artists to present an exhibition at the museum.
 Building Interior_Mezzanine_during certain realities 2019. Photo Jeremy Weihrauch

Tourism Boost for Murray Art Museum Albury

With record high visitors numbers, MAMA has recieved two major tourism grants to develop increase promotion of the Museum and to develop a new children's gallery.
 series of small pencil and charcoal artworks of leaves and plants regrowing in bushfire affected areas. Two blurry silhouettes of people look at the exhibitions.

Local Artists Announced as part of the 2021-2022 Open Call Program

MAMA announces the artists selected through the 2020 Open Call program.
 Photographs of varying sizes depicted the creation of a 'perfect' silicon sphere including metal off-cuts to create the mold and in progress images from the workshop.

Debra Phillips awarded National Photography Prize 2020

Sydney based artist Debra Phillips is the recipient of the prestigious Murray Art Museum Albury National Photography Prize 2020.
Vicky Browne, Cosmic Noise, Installation view, Material Sound, Murray Art Museum Albury, 2018. Photo Jules Boag

Material Sound travels to the United States in a first for MAMA

Material Sound, an original experimental sound and kinetic exhibition travels to the United States in a first for MAMA.