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Archibald Prize 2015 tour

Australia’s favourite portrait prize

The annual Archibald Prize is eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.

First awarded in 1921, it is one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious art awards. Judged by the trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW and awarded to the best portrait painting, the Archibald Prize exhibition is a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists.

This touring exhibition is an opportunity to see all the finalists in the Archibald Prize 2015.

2 October 2015 – 15 November 2015Art Gallery of Ballarat
20 November 2015 – 10 January 2016New England Regional Art Museum
15 January 2016 – 28 February 2016Tweed River Art Gallery
5 March 2016 – 17 April 2016Manning Regional Art Gallery
30 April 2016 – 5 June 2016Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
11 June 2016 – 24 July 2016Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Principal sponsor ANZ