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Archibald Prize 2018 – Orange Regional Gallery
Sat February 9 - Wed April 10
Awarded to the best painting of a notable Australian, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture, from politicians to celebrities and from sporting heroes to artists. Showing at Orange Regional Gallery from 9 Feb – 10 Apr.
Please join us for the opening of the Archibald Prize 2018 on Friday 8 February 2019 at 6 for 6.30pm to be opened by Richard Morecroft
Join Yvette Coppersmith, winner of the Archibald Prize 2018, and Richard Morecroft in conversation at 5.30pm prior to the opening.
The Archibald Prize 2018 is an Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition and will continue until 10 April 2019.
This is a family friendly opening with free art making activities for children (K-6) from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Call the Gallery on 6393 8133 or email email@example.com to book a place.
Prestigious and controversial, the Archibald Prize is Australia’s foremost portraiture prize. The Archibald Prize awards $100,000 prize money for the winning artist.
In its 97th year, the Archibald Prize has been held annually since 1921. An open competition, the Archibald Prize is judged by the trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Entries to the Archibald Prize must be painted in the past year from at least one live sitting.
Finalists are exhibited at the Art Gallery of New South Wales before embarking on a year-long regional tour, including Orange Regional Gallery.
The Archibald Prize 2018 is an Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition.
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