About the Mil-Pra AECG Exhibition

The annual Mil-Pra Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) exhibition and art prize celebrates the significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture in our region and beyond. This year we will proudly be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Mil-Pra Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) exhibition and art prize!

Exhibition entries are open to all types and sizes of artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists of all ages living in both NSW and the ACT.

The Mil-Pra AECG Award of $1500 will be awarded to the artist whose work best responds to the theme ‘Healing Country’

The major prizes include; the $2000 acquisitive Maria Lock Award, the $3000 acquisitive Liverpool City Council’s Mayor’s Choice Award, the $500 Bruce & Carol Kendall OAM Memorial Award, the $500 KARI Foundation Award, the $500 Kate Nicholas Liverpool Women’s Services Award and the $50 Family and Early Childhood Art Award as well as awards for various student categories.

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will also support a special prize: The Casula Powerhouse Aboriginal Scholarship Award. The winner will receive $1500 to develop an exhibition at Casula Powerhouse in 2022. The award is sponsored by Dharug Strategic Management Group.

Key Dates

The key dates for 2022 will be announced soon.

Please be advised that the 2021 Mil-Pra AECG exhibition and art prize will no longer be taking place due to Covid-19 restrictions in NSW. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for further updates. We look forward to celebrating the special 30th anniversary of Mil-Pra in the second half of 2022.

Any Questions? or

(02) 8711 7123 - Please visit the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre front desk if you require a paper form.