Archibald Prize 2016 tour
Louise Hearman Barry (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 winner
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 2016.
|14 October 2016 – 27 November 2016||Art Gallery of Ballarat|
|2 December 2016 – 15 January 2017||Wagga Wagga Art Gallery|
|20 January 2017 – 19 March 2017||Cowra Regional Art Gallery|
|24 March 2017 – 13 May 2017||Bega Valley Regional Gallery|
|19 May 2017 – 2 July 2017||Hawkesbury Regional Gallery|
|7 July 2017 – 20 August 2017||Western Plains Cultural Centre|
Dates subject to change.