James Powditch, Kerry O’Brien – all along the watch tower

The Archibald Prize – Opening Event (Auslan sign interpreted)

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All welcome, tickets essential, refreshments included

Please join us as we officially open the 2021 Archibald Prize at Maitland Regional Art Gallery. The Archibald Prize, first awarded in 1921, is the country’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture―from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists.

This Opening Event has been generously supported by Tyrrell’s Wines and The Pourhouse.

To be opened by the Hon. Don Harwin MLC, Special Minister of State Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations, Aboriginal Affairs, and the Arts.

The Archibald is proudly presented by ANZ. An Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition.


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