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* Archibald Prize Exhibition 2018 *
2018 Archibald Prize 22 September 2018 to 18 November 2018 First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales' Archibald Prize is Australia's favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it's a who's who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been engaging art enthusiasts, often stirring up controversy and always challenging the way we see ourselves and our society. Over the years, the prize has been awarded to many of Australia's most prominent artists. The Geelong Gallery is delighted to be the exclusive Victorian venue for the 2018 Archibald Prize. To view the winners and finalists for 2018, visit Art Gallery of New South Wales. The 2018 Archibald Prize is an Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition and is supported by Presenting partner ANZ. Visiting the 2018 Archibald Prize in Geelong? Download the Frequently asked questions (FAQs) guide and Eat, Play, Shop, Stay Geelong brochure.
Archibald Prize Exhibition EventsPeggy and Leslie Cranbourne Learn Space: The Studio Saturday 22 September until Sunday 18 November, open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm Pop-up café & bar Saturday 22 September until Sunday 18 November, open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm Creative conversation: The Prize-Benjamin Aitken, Nicholas Harding and Anne Ryan Saturday 22 September, from 11.00am Archibald kid's tour (ages 3-5) Monday 1 October, from 9.15am Archibald kid's tour (ages 6-10) Tuesday 2 October, from 9.15am Archibald kid's tour (ages 9-13) Wednesday 3 October, from 9.15am to 9.45am First Friday: Dr Julie Cotter-Tom Roberts and the art of portraiture Friday 5 October at 11.00am Creative conversation: Art collectors-Robert Malherbe, Joanna Braithwaite, Michael Reid, Pat Corrigan and Jason Smith Saturday 13 October, from 11.00am White Night Geelong-a city reimagined Saturday 13 October, from 7.00pm Geelong Contemporary: Talking art @ the Archibald Prize-Yvette Coppersmith and Jason Smith Friday 19 October, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm Creative conversation: A portrait of an artist-Fiona McMonagle, Jonathan Dalton, Abdul Abdullah and Lisa Sullivan Saturday 27 October, from 11.00am Little Creatures after dark-2018 Archibald Prize Friday 16 November, from 5.00pm to 9.00pm Adult $16.00 Concession $12.00 Child $7.00 Members $10.00 Family (2 adults and 2 children) $40.00 Group (over 10) $14.00
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