Sculpture by the Sea will be returning to Cottesloe Beach from Friday, 5 March 2021 to Monday, 22 March 2021 for its 17th annual art exhibition. Sculpture by the Sea is Australia's largest outdoor art exhibition and one of the world's largest free public events. It got its start at Bondi Beach in 1997 showcasing art from local and international artists. The first Cottesloe event was held in 2005 and has been an annual event ever since. Sculpture by the Sea is an incredibly popular event in Cottesloe that regularly draws huge crowds.
Glenn Parker, Solar Sea Shell, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Richard Watson
Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2021 will feature over 70 sculptures from local and international artists displayed along Cottesloe Beach transforming the coastal strip into a sculpture park overlooking the Indian Ocean. It will be a great day out for the family wandering the beach and surrounding grassed areas enjoying the art, sun, and fresh sea air. Planning a school trip to Sculpture by the Sea? There will be lots to see and do for primary and secondary school students including sculpture workshops, focus tours, artist spotlight talks and workshops for teachers. For more information please click here.
Merle Davis, Sea Enemies 5, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld
Prepare for your visit by visiting the Sculpture by the Sea website and checking out the sections on public transport options to and from the event, accessibility information, tourist accommodation, and details about the restaurants, cafes and bars located up and down Marine Parade. For updates about Sculpture by the Sea make sure you check out the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2021 Facebook Page.