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EVENTS: 2017 ARCHIBALD PRIZE REGIONAL TOUR LAUNCH DAY

24 Mar 2018 | 2.00pm - 4.00pm

You are invited to join us as we launch the 2017 Archibald Prize Regional Tour here at Casula Powerhouse.

Enjoy the visual delights as you're treated to delicious, complimentary catering with drinks from our newly-launched in-house restaurant, Bellbird.


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.

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 96th 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. In the early years, all entries were hung.

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre

Duration2 hrs

AgesAll ages

CostFree admission


Phone02 9824 1121

Emailreception@casulapowerhouse.com

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