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Left to right: Margaret Olley Portrait in the mirror 1948, Ben Quilty Margaret Olley 2011

Portraiture education kit

Designed to engage audiences with portraiture, this online education kit includes making activities for children and students in K-12 as well as suggestions for looking at and responding to portraits.

It can be used in conjunction with any exhibition or study of portraits, and is particular relevant to the Gallery’s annual Archibald Prize.


Find out more about the Archibald Prize, including images of artworks in our prizes database