The Camberwell Art Show is the premier Australian art show and this year’s 53rd edition will attract entries from more than 500 of the nation’s leading artists vying for prizes valued at $37,500, including a best in show prize of $20,000.

Its scale and quality mark it as one of the most significant in the Australian art calendar, sitting alongside the Archibald in terms of prestige.

Leading Australian boutique law firm, Parke Lawyers is again delighted to be a gold sponsor of the event, which opens on Friday, 6 July and continues until 15 July. The art show has become a centrepiece of art and culture for all Australians.

The size of the Camberwell Art Show is mind-boggling and a showcase of the tremendous talent that exists not only in Melbourne but throughout Australia.

The Camberwell Art Show is conducted by the Rotary Club of Camberwell and since 1964 the community has been the beneficiary with more than $3 million contributed to the many Rotary programs at local, regional, national and international levels.

Parke Lawyers commends what the Rotary Club of Camberwell has achieved in the more than 50 years of this show. We are pleased to be the gold sponsor of an event run by a committed group of volunteers and where all funds raised are channelled back into communities making them stronger and better places to live.

Swinburne University of Technology’s impressive steel and glass ATC Building at 441-451 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, will be transformed into a state of the art gallery to professionally showcase the paintings.

There will be a gala opening at 6.30pm on Friday, July 6, when patrons will have first choice of the art and witness the unveiling of the winning art. During the next nine days, members of the public can view th