Opening Night: Thursday 19th January, 2023

Show runs from: Friday 20th - 26th January, 2023

Virtual Show: Sunday 22nd - 29th January, 2023


Terms and Conditions 2023 

The Fees and Key Dates at the foot of this document form an integral part of these Terms and Conditions.


  1. Entries for consideration to accept for hanging or display will be accepted on the dates shown under Key Dates.    Entries to be made online via Gallery 247.

  2. By submitting your works through our online process you enter into an agreement with The Rotary Club of Mornington Inc, hereafter referred to as “the Organisers” and you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

  3. Each art work must be the original uncopied work of the exhibitor, have been executed during the 18 months preceding 1st January 2023 and must be for sale at the nominated price inclusive of GST where applicable.

  4. Photographs will be accepted for submission when entered as a limited numbered edition, signed and numbered by the artist. Photographic work needs to be entered through Gallery 247 and must adhere to the terms and conditions as displayed on the website

  5. Non Acceptable works (unless specifically invited by the organisers) include: Works of beaten metal, painted porcelain, ceramics, sculpture, computer generated works, bark arrangements or plaster relief. Other than numbered lino prints, all other prints will not be accepted.

  6. All entries must be supported with a photograph of the work on submission.

  7. In selecting art work for hanging, the organisers will show preference to works not previously exhibited in the Mornington Art Show.

  8. You may submit any number of works for consideration for acceptance into the show, each submission attracting a fee as shown under Fees.  The Organisers, reserve the right to accept up to four (4) works from any one artist.  All accepted works will be displayed.

  9. Additional works may be accepted at the sole discretion of the Organisers.

  10. Submitted works should not have any dimension greater than 1.5 meters. However any over-sized entries with a measurement in excess of 1.5 m may be considered for hanging and sale at the discretion of the committee.

  11. Artwork works must be entered into the correct category with accurate dimensions that includes the frame when submitted.

  12. Multi-panelled pieces are accepted as one work but overall must not exceed the size limits as a whole.

  13. Artists will be notified by both email and text message when their work has been accepted for hanging/display. Artists must ensure correct (email/phone) are registered with Gallery 247.

  14. Artists whose work has been accepted will receive one free ticket to any of the public opening days excluding Opening Night.

  15. All art work must of a durable material, made ready for hanging (fitted with substantial hanging wire or heavy duty cord and 'flush D hangers'- NB:eyehooks are not acceptable).  Identifying labels supplied by the Organisers must be affixed securely to the rear of the work.

  16. You hereby authorise the Organisers to photograph and/or publish your work for the purposes of producing a catalogue or otherwise promoting the show by any means.

  17. The exhibitor shall permit his/her exhibit to remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.

  18. If due to Government  Covid 19 restrictions changing, the Art Show Committee reserves the right to change to a Virtual Art Show. In which case artists will be informed of any differences in Terms & Conditions.


  1. All exhibits for the Physical Art Show must be delivered to Peninsula Community Theatre, corner Nepean Highway and Wilsons Road Mornington, on Sunday 15 January, 2023 from 8:30am -4:00pm.

  2. Whilst the Organisers will exercise all reasonable care with exhibits in its custody, any damage to or loss of any exhibit caused during transit, or on display or in storage shall be the sole responsibility of the exhibitor. Entrants are advised to insure their exhibits against any such damages or loss.

  3. Exhibitors accept responsibility for freight and other charges incurred in the delivery or return of an entry.

  4. Exhibitors and purchasers must collect their works on the designated date Friday January 27 2023 between (8:30am - 3:30pm), as no storage facilities are available after these times.

  5. If the exhibitor authorises an agent or courier (including Pack & Send) to collect unsold exhibits, this authority must be provide in written form to the Organisers at the time of delivery.

  6. Unsold art work collected by couriers will be packaged by the courier. Organisers are unable to guarantee return of art work in the original packaging.


  1. Prizes will be awarded in designated categories detailed on the Mornington Art Show website. Such prizes are at the sole discretion of the Organisers and/or the appointed judge, and no artwork will be eligible for more than one prize except where a prize winner has been elected by the public as "the People's Choice ' Award. No prize will be awarded for any category with less than 10 entries.

  2. Entries wishing to be judged for 'Best Mornington Peninsula Scene' must nominate at the time of online entry on Gallery 247 by checking the specific category box.


  1. Payment of submission fees will be made at the time of submission, and acceptance fees are payable at the time of acceptance; all such fees are non-refundable.

  2. Submission fee, payable at the time of entering: $5.00 per artwork for both Physical and Virtual Art Shows.

  3. Acceptance fee, payable at the time of acceptance for display/hanging    *Small works: up to and equal to a total of 1.5m measured on two adjacent sides $12.00    *Large works: above 1.5m but not exceeding 2.5m measured on two adjacent sides $20.00     *Oversized works: above 2.5m on two adjacent sides $30.00 (if accepted by the organisers) 

  4. Acceptance fee for the Virtual Mornington Art Show payable at the time of acceptance will be $5.00 per artwork.    
  5. All artworks accepted into the Physical Art Show will not incur the additional $5.00                                                     
  6. Summary of Acceptance FeesPhysical only $12.00, $20.00 or $30.00 depending on size,  Physical and Virtual same as Physical only, Virtual is $5.00.
  7. All  payments are via Gallery 247. 


The Club undertakes to pay by EFT to the Artist the sale proceeds less commission (inclusive of GST) plus any award prizes within 14 business days of the close of the Show ie February 15 2023. Artists will need to register current banking details either on Gallery 247 or directly with the Mornington Art Show. Any online sales will be paid by Gallery 247(see Gallery 247 for payment details).



  1. By entering this art show you acknowledge that the Rotary Club of Mornington Inc. is entitled to 25% commission on all sales effected by them, and that you have read and understand the above Conditions of entry and agree to be bound by them.


  1. Submissions: Open Tuesday November 1, 2022 and  Close Sunday December 15, 2022 at Midnight

  2. Notification that entries have been accepted: Tuesday January 3, 2023

  3. Delivery of accepted works:Sunday January 15, 2023   8:30am - 4:00pm to Peninsula Community Theatre, Cnr. Wilsons Road & Nepean Highway, Mornington.

  4. Opening Night:Thursday January 19, 2023.

  5. Duration of Art Show:  Physical Art Show continues from: Friday January 20 - Thursday 26, 2023 (Australia Day) 10:00am - 5:00pm each day, Virtual Art Show January 22 - 29, 2023

  6. Collection of unsold works: Friday January 27, 2023 from 8:30am - 3:30pm from Peninsula Community Theatre Corner Nepean Highway and Wilsons Road Mornington.

Contact Details for Organisers

Jo  0412 235 868

Meredith  0412 800 036

Richard 0417 352 212