Date: Friday, 26 May, 2017 to Sunday, 30 July, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location ( This location has disabled access): City of Canning - 1317 Albany Hwy, Cannington WA 6107

Cost: Free

The City's annual prestigious Canning Art Awards provides upcoming artists, both youth and adults with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, as well as a chance to share in a huge range of sponsored cash prizes. The event this year will be displayed in the City Administration building and foyer, showcasing works in categories of Works on Paper, Works on Canvas, Photography, 3D Sculpture/Textiles and Works Made of Recycled Materials. 


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Nominations close: Monday 26 June 2017, 5pm.

Entries delivered on: Tuesday 18 July 2017 | 8.30am - 11.00am only to Civic Administration Building

Opening Night: Friday 21 July 2017 | 6pm - 9pm

Exhibition: Saturday 22 July - Sunday 30 July 2017 | 10am - 3pm daily

Artwork collection: Sunday 30 July 2017 | 3pm - 4.30pm 


Entry cost for Adults 18+ is $20 (non-refundable) Youth 12-17 are free.


Artwork guidelines - download here


ONLINE ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN! Hard copies will be available from Thursday 1 June at City Admin Building, libraries, youth centres and the Canning Arts Centre.


How to enter and pay

  1. Download the entry form here and email to 
  2. Pay online with a credit card here
  3. Complete a hard copy and pay in person via credit card, cheque or cash at the City of Canning Administration Building (located at 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington, between 8am and 5pm).


Proudly sponsored by Act - Belong - Commit

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