Join Photography 500: Curate, Collect, Conserve

Just imagine what an impact $100,000 can have on MGA, our exhibitions, collection and our artists…we have, and we need your help to make it a reality.

Art Announcement from Australia. Published by Monash Gallery of Art on Wednesday 17 April 2019.

Join Photography 500: Curate, Collect, Conserve image

Help us raise $50,000 before 31 May 2019 and Creative Partnerships Australia through Plus1 will match it, doubling your gift and its impact. Join Photography 500 and create a powerful platform for us to showcase Australian photographers, acquire work of cultural significance and conserve MGA’s collection for future generations.

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Photography 500


Support Australian photographers and champion their careers through MGA’s ‘The Luminaries’, a series dedicated to celebrating and profiling exceptional Australian photographers.


Acquire work of national cultural significance for MGA’s collection, the only public collection solely dedicated to Australian photography.


Conserve and protect MGA’s collection for future generations.

Join with us as we change the landscape for MGA, Australian photography and its artists.

Our Patrons Program

By donating to Photography 500, you become part of our Patrons Program, which brings together visionary donors who share our passion for photography and recognise the transformative power of the arts.

Photography 500 is supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through Plus1.

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Image caption:
Rosemary LAING
flight research #6 1999-2000
chromogenic print 70.0 × 141.0 cm
Monash Gallery of Art, City of Monash Collection
courtesy of the artist and Tolarno Galleries (Melbourne)