The finalists are confirmed, and we're excited to announce an incredible roll call of Australia's finest sculptors and visual artists for Montalto Sculpture Prize 2020. 24 sculptures will be installed with the winner announced at Montalto on Sunday, 23rd February.
Montalto Sculpture Prize is among the most valuable private sculpture prizes in Australia - and founders John and Wendy Mitchell have, once again, confirmed a prize value of $40,000 for 2020. The winning piece becomes part of the stunning Sculpture Trail at Montalto in Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula.
There’s nothing we love more than getting off the beaten track. Yabby Lake, is one of these destinations - frequented by many, yet passed by even more as they approach the Balnarring exit (off the Peninsula Link).
With fruit coming from six unique vineyards located across the Peninsula, Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove creates interesting and complex wines reflecting the fantastic diversity of the vineyards, according to winemaker Simon Black. There’s more than the multiple award winning wines and the restaurants 11 chef’s hats since 2002 that make a visit to Montalto such a rewarding place to visit.
Peppers Moonah Links Resort is a stylish contemporary holiday base located in the heart of the southern Peninsula. From here you can enjoy some of the best experiences the region offers including Peninsula Hot Springs, wineries, miles of coastal escapades, quaint townships or if you’re more inclined to ‘bunk in’ beautifully appointed rooms, two outstanding golf courses, landscaped gardens, an in-house spa, gymnasium and outdoor pool.
City people are always rushing about from this to that and connecting more with electronics than each other, but even coastal life can sweep you up in the busy-ness of modern daily business. To retreat, rejuvenate, rebalance and reconnect to the essence of being present is the fuel stop we often need.
In August, the area around the lake is spectacular. Drifts of daffodils carve shapes in the landscape, backed by the yellow haze of wattles in bloom. The chill of winter is forgotten, with the promise of early spring.
30 November 2019, 11:00 AM to 1 December 2019, 5:00 PMDiscover the Beauty of Art, Nature and Culture at Pt. Leo Estate's Sculpture Park Open Weekend!Pt. Leo Estate welcomes you to our annual Sculpture P...
21 July 2019, 9:00 AM to 21 July 2019, 12:00 PMIn July, we will take you through and beyond the inner garden, to explore the rest of the property on a special half-day adventure. The...
Be guided through the bushland surrounding Peninsula Hot Springs to discover local bush tucker and bush medicine. Pause at viewing points to hear about the cultural significance and Dreamtime stories of local landmarks. The journey concludes in our Cultural Meeting Space, designed in collaboration with Aboriginal Elders, where you will experience an unforgettable didgeridoo meditation.
Sculpture is an integral part of life at Montalto and a highlight of any visit to the estate. Our Sculpture Trail winds its way through the property and our beautiful natural gallery provides diverse settings for our pieces. You might find monumental works sited in open spaces through to more intimate pieces amongst the wetlands and vines.