The City of Palmerston Art Exhibition returns in 2019 to celebrate National Families Week (15 May to 21 May) and the vital role that families play in community well-being.

The exhibition will be on display at the Palmerston Recreation Centre from Tuesday 7 May until Saturday 25 May 2019.

Children aged 3 to 16 years have the opportunity to get creative with the exhibition categories encouraging a range of entries including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, poetry, writing and much more.

How to enter?  


  1. Download and read the Exhibition Categories and Terms and Conditions flyer.
  2. Select an exhibition category or categories that your child wishes to enter. Please ensure the artwork meets the criteria listed. 
  3. Download and complete an entry form and return it to palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au by Friday 26 April 2019.
  4. Deliver your artwork to the Palmerston Recreation Centre (11 The Boulevard) on Wednesday 1 May 2019 between 8.00am and 5.00pm. 

People’s choice award 


The community are invited to vote for the their favourite artworks. The top 10 artworks with the most votes will receive a prize and certificate.  

Voting is open from Tuesday 7 May until 25 May at the Palmerston Recreation Centre. One entry or vote per person only. 

Voters that include their name and phone number go into the draw to win a $50 movie voucher. 

Exhibition times 


Monday to Thursday: 8.15am to 5.00pm 
Friday: 8.15am to 8.00pm 
Saturday 25 May (weekend open day): 11.00am to 1.00pm 
Please note: the exhibition is not open weekends with the exception of Saturday 25 May. 

Download 


Exhibition Categories and Terms and Conditions of Entry 
Entry Form 

Don’t forget… 


  • Please label all artworks with the child’s name and age. Please don’t forget to include the submitting organisations name or parent name & contact number.  
  • One entry per child, per category.