Archibald Prize: 2020
Australia’s most famous and controversial art portraits, awarded annually to the best portrait, of someone distinguished in art, letters, science or politics. Everyone has an opinion, we can’t wait to hear yours.
The Archibald Prize 2020 is an Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition with presenting partner ANZ.
Image Credit: Vincent Namatjira, Stand strong for who you are, acrylic on linen, 152 x 198 cm, © the artist. Photo: AGNSW, Mim Stirling. Sitter: Adam Goodes - former professional Australian rules footballer.
Workshop and Event Details
Black Tie Opening, 6pm Friday 14 May
Be part of a delightfully decadent celebration to welcome the Archibald Prize 2020 to Griffith. Smooth beats, great food, lively art banter and premium wine from our sponsors Dee Vine Estate. Join VIP guest finalist Wendy Sharpe, for an exclusive night viewing Australia’s most prestigious portrait exhibition. Bookings essential.
Artist talk: Wendy Sharpe FREE, 11am Saturday 15 may
Guided Tours FREE, 10:30am & 1:30pm, Weekends
Kids Art Trail, 11:30am & 2:30pm, Weekends
Young Archie Competition FREE, entries close Wednesday 26 May
Lecture: High Art and Hysteria the History of the Archibald Prize, 6pm Thursday 27 May
Workshop: Portrait Painting, Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 June
That painting is just terrible! The return of the Burgernauts, FREE, 6pm Thursday 17 June
Bookings are essential for all events
Hape Kiddle: Custodian
Neridah Stockley: A Secular View
Rethinking the Winter Solstice: A Community Art Exhibition
Local Indigenous Exhibition
Portrait of Australia: Stories Through the Lens of Australian Geographic
Finding Home: Engaging Youth in Regional Australia Exhibition
Objects of Desire