The Prix de Rome 2011 Visual Arts will be awarded by Halbe Zijlstra, State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science.
Besides the first prize (€ 45,000), the second prize (€ 20,000) and two basic prices (€ 10,000 each) will be awarded.
The four finalists developed new work that has been assessed by the jury, chaired by Hendrik Driessen (Director De Pont Museum of contemporary art).
Prior to the presentation of the Prix de Rome, also the winner of KPN Art Prix will be announced, and the children jury of IMC Weekend School present their winner. Also, the Prix de Rome 2011 publication will be presented.
The ceremony will take place at SMART Project Space, where until July 24 the Prix de Rome exhibition is still on view. Here visitors can choose their own winner on the "My Prix goes to .." posters, or give their vote on Facebook
and our website
As space is limited the award ceremony will be streamed live on this website and smartprojectspace.net
from 15.45, around 16.45 the jury will announce the winner.