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Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes 2012

Important dates

Entries for the 2012 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes delivered to the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Monday 5 March – Friday 9 March

The Packing Room Prize and announcement of finalists for the 2012 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes

Thursday 15 March, 11am

The names of artists selected for the Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes will be announced on Thursday 15 March at 11am (media only) along with the Packing Room Prize winner.

The Packing Room Prize winner receives $1000 cash and a $500 ANZ Visa debit card. First awarded in 1991, the Packing Room Prize is adjudicated by the Gallery’s storeman, Steve Peters.

View Archibald, Wynne & Sulman finalists and the Packing Room Prize winner.

Announcement of winners for the 2012 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes

Friday 30 March, 12 noon

Australia’s most extraordinary art event, the Archibald Prize was first awarded in 1921. The winners of the all three prizes will be announced on Friday 30 March at 12 noon (media only). The winner of the Archibald Prize receives $75,000, the Wynne Prize for landscape painting or figure sculpture $35,000, and the Sulman Prize for subject/genre painting and/or mural work $30,000.

Announcement of the People’s Choice winner 2012

Thursday 17 May, 11am

Since 1988 the public has voted for their favourite portrait in the Archibald exhibition. The winner of the People’s Choice will be announced on Thursday 17 May, 11am. Both the artist and a lucky voter will be presented with $2500 cash and a $1000 ANZ Visa debit card.

The Archibald, Wynne & Sulman exhibition is open to the public

Saturday 31 March – Sunday 3 June 2012

Regional tour

10 June 2012 – 8 July 2012TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
14 July 2012 – 26 August 2012Newcastle Art Gallery
1 September 2012 – 14 October 2012Cowra Regional Art Gallery
20 October 2012 – 2 December 2012Western Plains Cultural Centre
7 December 2012 – 20 January 2013Grafton Regional Gallery
25 January 2013 – 10 March 2013Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
15 March 2013 – 28 April 2013New England Regional Gallery

 
Principal sponsor ANZ

On view
31 Mar – 3 Jun 2012
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney

Admission

$10.00 adult
$8.00 concession
$7.00 member
$28.00 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
$7.00 student in booked school group

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Media contact

Claire Martin
Tel +61 2 9225 1734
Mob 0414 437 588
claire.martin@ag.nsw.gov.au