Celebrating 50 Exhibitions in Australia & Denmark

Posted: March 15, 2022 / News

In 2022, the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition marked the 50th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition held around the world.

 23 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibitions have been held on the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk since 1997.

  • 18 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibitions have been staged from 2005-202
  • Four Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus exhibitions were conducted in Denmark in 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015; and
  • Five Olympic Arts Festival exhibitions were curated and celebrated in 1998: Albany (WA), Bondi (NSW), Darwin (NT), Noosa (Qld); and Tasman Peninsula (TAS – the Tasmanian exhibition was staged again in 2001.

Messages of congratulations and ongoing support were received from around the world to mark the occasion of a half century of Exhibitions, expressing what the world-class public exhibitions curated by Sculpture by the Sea has meant to them – both from a personal perspective and on behalf of the people, places   artists they represent.

The messages below were received from all over the world – from past and present Mayors of Waverley and Cottesloe, through to artists, art historians and gallery curators from Denmark, New Zealand and Japan.


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