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An evening with the Archibald BOOKED OUT

Celebrity, champagne and canapes

Image: David Griggs TV Moore 2013 (detail), Archibald Prize 2013 finalist

Saturday 12 July 2014, 6pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Free viewing for members

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2014

Image: Mariola Smarzak Wendy 2014 (detail), Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Sunday 20 July 2014, 5.15-8pm
Monday 21 July 2014, 10am-12.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Salon des Refusés 2014

Exhibition viewing at SH Ervin Gallery

Image: Angus McDonald Natalie Wilkin 2013, oil on linen, 205 × 270 cm

Monday 28 July 2014, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Live music: Green Mohair Suits

Launching Archibald Prize party season

Image: Green Mohair Suits

Wednesdays 23 & 30 July 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Portraiture K-6 teachers day BOOKED OUT

Focus on the visual language of portraiture

Image: Del Kathryn Barton hugo (detail), Archibald Prize 2013 winner

Friday 8 August 2014, 10am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Fresh faces symposium

New thinking on portraiture

Image: Shaun Gladwell Double Field/Viewfinder (Tarin Kowt) 2009-10 (detail) dual-channel synchronised high-definition video, 16:9, stereo, colour, 18:39 min © Shaun Gladwell

Saturday 9 August 2014, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

The art of drawing

Image: David Legge

Sunday 13 July, 10 August 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Kids Club: Fascinating faces

For members’ children aged 5–8

Saturday 9, Sunday 10 August 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Young Archie 2014 presentation

Join us to congratulate the finalists

Image: Mario Sukkar Caught eating in the night (detail) Young Archie 2014 finalist, age 15, Granville NSW

Wednesday 13 August 2014
6.15pm

Duration 15 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Short talks: portraits

Explore a different portrait each week

Image: Robert Peake the Elder Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia c1610 (detail). National Portrait Gallery, London

Wednesdays 7.15pm
23 July - 13 August 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Spotlight: Unknown faces

Take a tour of some mysterious portraits

Image: Giovanni Battista Moroni Portrait of a young man 1565-70 (detail)

Sunday 17 August 2014, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Drop in and draw: Portraits

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Margaret Olley Portrait in the mirror 1948 (detail) © Estate of Margaret Olley

Sunday 17 August 2014, 1-4pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

Archibald 2014 luncheon BOOKED OUT

Be part of the conversation

Wednesday 20 August 2014, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Auslan-interpreted tour: Archibald Prize 2014

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Wednesday 27 August 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Coffee afternoon: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes

For members and guests

Image: Joanna Braithwaite Bright spark, Archibald Prize 2014 Finalist

Thursdays 7 & 14 August,
Saturdays 23 & 30 August 2014, 3pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 August 2014, 10am - 5pm

Duration 7 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes artists talk

Hear from three of the 2014 finalists

Image: Tim Maguire Cate, take 1 / Cate, take 2 (detail), Archibald Prize 2014 finalist and Kate Beynon Sangeeta and Fuji, Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Wednesday 17 September 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

Art & About Sydney 2014 launch night

Join us for Friday night live

Friday 19 September 2014, 5-10pm

Duration 5 hours
Free

Performance: Face 2 Face

Free performance for kids

Sunday 21 September 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Korean-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2014

한국어 안내 관람: 2014년도 아치볼드, 윈 그리고 술만 공모전

Image: Juan Ford Channelling WC Piguenit, startled by a spectacular sunset viewed through a canopy (detail), Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Wednesdays 1pm
6 August - 24 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Celebrity events: Archibald Prize 2014

Interviews, talks and a comedic routine

Image: Richard Glover

Wednesdays 6.30pm
23 July - 24 September 2014
27 August talk is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Sydney students speak: portraits

Explore a different portrait each week

Image: Pablo Picasso Femme allongée sur un canapé (Dora Maar) 1939 (detail) oil on canvas, 97.1 × 130.2 cm © Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. The Lewis Collection

Wednesdays 7.15pm
20 August - 24 September 2014

Location: Ground level
Free

Paint and create children's holiday workshop

Sessions for ages 3-13

Image: Phillip Barnes Anna Meares, Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Tuesday 23 - Friday 26 September 2014
See listing for details

Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Face 2 Face

School holiday performance

Monday 22 - Friday 26 September 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Face off BOOKED OUT

Portrait drawing with Mike Barnard

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009 (detail)

Sunday 27 July 2014, 1pm
Sunday 17 August 2014, 1pm
Saturday 27 September 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2014

普通話導覽:2014年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Dapeng Liu Portrait of Yin Cao on blue-and-green landscape (detail), Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Saturdays 2pm
23 August - 27 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2014

粵語導覽:2014年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Dapeng Liu Portrait of Yin Cao on blue-and-green landscape (detail), Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Sundays 2pm
24 August - 28 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Sunday 14, 28 September 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes

Highlights from the 2014 exhibition

Monday-Friday 11am, 2pm, 3pm
Wednesday also 5.30pm, 7pm
Saturday, Sunday 2.30pm
21 July - 28 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Portraits film series

In conjunction with the Archibald Prize 2014

Image: Still from Broken flowers

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
20 August - 5 October 2014

Location: Domain Theatre
Free