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Suffrage 125 contemporary artwork: Request for Proposal

Job details

Wellington Museum
16 Feb 2018
Work type
Call for entries, Expressions of interest
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Visual Arts


Wellington Museum plans to acknowledge the 125th anniversary of Suffrage in a contemporary, thought-provoking, awareness raising and creative fashion! As such, we are commissioning an artwork to hang in the historic Board Room; a strong statement and juxtaposition to what is currently a very male dominated space. Although we are open to medium, textile works will be strong contenders given the historic banners women have created together to promote their causes (think Suffrage or 1913 Waterfront Dispute).

As we have been considering the project our thinking has been along the lines of - 125 years of Suffrage - So what? Are women in Aotearoa New Zealand equal today

To apply, download the pdf for more information here

Submissions close 16 February 2018 at 5pm. 

Written by

Wellington Museums Trust

14 Dec 2017