Glover Prize 2019

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Glover Prize for landscape art, Evandale, Tasmania

John Glover and Prize John Glover was a successful British painter and contemporary of Turner and John Constable. Glover painted in the picturesque style advocated by Claude Lorraine, taking the Grand Tour of Europe and wandering the moors and mountains of Britain in search of inspiration. Glover immigrated to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) to join his children, arriving on 18 … Read More

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival 2018

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After the resounding success of the inaugural festival in 2017, the Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival is set to return for a second year, bringing some of the world?s finest musicians to the state?s north for a romantic spring weekend of fine food, wine and captivating musical performances. Set among the exquisite halls, churches and barns of historic Evandale, before moving … Read More

Glover Prize 2018

Delphine

Glover Prize 2018

Held over the long weekend in March, the Glover Prize celebrates the legacy of English born artist John Glover. The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting, open to?artists from anywhere in the world.

Penny Farthing Festival

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The Evandale Village Fair is held annually in February, and features a full program of Penny Farthing bicycle racing featuring the National Penny Farthing Championship.

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival

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Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival at Evandale

This event promises a feast of fine classical music and gourmet cuisine, and is set among some of Tasmania?s most exquisite historic homes and gardens. We have some of Australia?s oldest and best preserved heritage places and precincts, including Evandale in northern Tasmania where the Festival is taking place. Timed to coincide with the spring bloom, the event will also … Read More

Glover Prize

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Glover Prize for landscape painting - Evandale

2017 is the 250th anniversary of Glover?s birth. To honour this significant date, the Glover Society is facilitating Glover 250, a program of activities throughout the state The diverse program gives you the chance to walk in the footsteps of this most important artist who wandered the island, sketching its landscape, its colonial homesteads and imagining an Aboriginal place prior to … Read More

National Penny Farthing Championships

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The wheels of time turn back over a hundred years as the peaceful village of Evandale in northern Tasmania once again plays host to the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships. The Evandale Village Fair is held annually in February, and features a full program of Penny Farthing bicycle racing featuring the National Penny Farthing Championship. Started in 1983 … Read More

Glover Prize

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Glover Prize for landscape painting - Evandale

The Glover Prize for Landscape Painting The Glover Prize has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting. It is awarded annually for the work judged the best contemporary landscape painting of Tasmania. The winner receives $40,000 and a bronze maquette of colonial artist John Glover, whose legacy is celebrated though the Prize. Landscape painting is defined in … Read More

Evandale Village Fair and National Pennyfarthing Championships

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Since 1983 the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships has built up a reputation for holding the most competitive Penny Farthing races in the world. This year promises to live up to the reputation. Events that will be held in 2016 include: – The feature race of the day, the National Penny Farthing Championship.?The fastest eight riders advance … Read More

The Glover Prize

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The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) is an acquisitive award for a landscape painting of Tasmania. The Glover Prize is awarded by The John Glover Society Inc. Entry is open to local, interstate and international Artists. The winner receives $40,000 plus a bronze maquette of John Glover by Peter Corlett valued at $5,000. All other exhibited entries are eligible … Read More