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The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

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An evening with the Archibald

Be among the first in Sydney to see this much loved exhibition

Image: Dee Smart Lunch in the outback, Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Sunday 6 May 2018, 6pm

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

Free viewing for members

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

Image: Joanna Braithwaite Hall of fame – portrait of Pat Corrigan (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Sunday 13 May 2018, 5.15pm
Monday 14 May 2018, 10am

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free, bookings required

Teacher salon: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes and The lady and the unicorn

Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

Wednesday 16 May 2018, 5pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Live music: Ric Rufio

A fresh take on RnB

Image: Ric Ruffio

Wednesday 16 May 2018, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Microwave Jenny

Pop, folk and love

Image: Microwave Jenny

Wednesday 23 May 2018, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Vivid Art After Hours

Let's talk about death. It won't kill you.

Image: Mary Hoang

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 5-10pm

Free

Young Members: Archibald tour BOOKED OUT

With Jonathan Dalton and Kathrin Longhurst

Image: Jonathan Dalton Abdul (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist.

Wednesday 6 June 2018, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Vivid Art After Hours

Common ground

Image: Rebecca Huntley

Wednesdays 6 June 2018, 5-10pm

Free

Vivid Art After Hours

Come closer… a revealing look at sex and pleasure

Image: Nina Funnell

Wednesdays 13 June 2018, 5-10pm

Free

Celebrity talks: Archibald Prize 2018

Hear from artists and their sitters

Image: Fenella Kernebone

Wednesdays 6.30pm
16-23 May, 20-27 June 2018

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

FOMArt: June

Presented by the Youth Collective

Photograph: Diego Esquivel

Saturday 30 June 2018, 1- 4pm

Free

ANZ customer weekend

Free entry to the Archibald Prize 2018 for ANZ cardholders

Image: Jamie Preisz Jimmy (title fight) (detail), Packing Room Prize 2018 winner

Saturday 30 June, Sunday 1 July 2018, 10am - 5pm

Duration 7 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk

ANZ customer weekend: Drop in and make

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Marina Finlay Peter, Coco and Susan O’Doherty (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Saturday 30 June, Sunday 1 July 2018, 10am-4pm

Duration 6 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Family workshop: Fun portrait tea towel BOOKED OUT

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Monday 9 July 2018, 10.30am

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

Family workshop: Here’s looking at you BOOKED OUT

School holiday activity for children aged 9+

Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 July 2018, 10.30am

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

Sunday 15 July 2018, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Del Kathryn Barton Self-portrait with studio wife (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Sunday 24 June 2018, 1.30pm
Wednesday 18 July 2018, 7.15pm

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

Drop in and make: Faces, places and spaces

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Marina Finlay Peter, Coco and Susan O’Doherty (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

11am-3.30pm
Sundays 3, 17 June 2018
Monday-Friday 16-20 July 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Access tour and workshop: Portraits and the Archibald Prize

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Tuesday 10 July 2018, 11am
Thursday 9 August 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Wednesday 15 Aug 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Archibald 2018 high tea BOOKED OUT

Special event at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Image: Yvette Coppersmith Self-portrait, after George Lambert (detail) Archibald Prize 2018 winner

Tuesday 21 August 2018, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Korean-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

한국어 안내 관람: 2018년도 아치볼드, 윈 그리고 술만 공모전들

Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Wednesdays 1pm
23 May - 22 August 2018

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

Art and dementia: The Archibald Prize 2018

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Image: Marc Etherington Me and Granny (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Thursday 23 August 2018, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Coffee tour: Archibald Prize 2018

For members and guests

Image: Stephanie Monteith The letter – I really wanted to paint Germaine Greer, but she said 'no’ (self-portrait) (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Tuesday 29 May, 12 June, 4 September 2018, 10am
Thursday 5 July, 2 August 2018, 10am

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

Japanese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

日本語ガイドツアー:アーチボルド、ウィン、サルマン賞2018

Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Wednesdays 1pm
6 June - 5 September 2018

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

Late night laughs: In association with the Archibald Prize 2018

Featuring some of Australia’s leading figures in the comedy world

Image: Joanna Braithwaite Hall of fame – portrait of Pat Corrigan (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Wednesdays 22, 29 Aug & 5 Sep 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: The Speakers

Performing with Tina Harrod

Image: David Symes.

Wednesdays 15, 22, 29 August and 5 Sept, 2018, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

普通話導覽:2018年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Saturdays 1pm
12 May - 8 September 2018
except 30 June

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

粵語導覽:2018年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Sundays 1pm
13 May - 9 September 2018
except 1 July

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

ANZ Blue express tour: Archibald Prize 2018

A half hour of highlights from the Archibald

Image: Anne Middleton Guy (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Daily 1.30pm
12 May – 9 September 2018
except 30 June, 1 July

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

ANZ Blue guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

An hour of highlights from the exhibition

Image: Anne Middleton Guy (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Daily 11.30am, 3pm
Wednesdays also 5.30pm
12 May – 9 September 2018
except 30 June, 1 July

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