Archibald party

Members’ preview

Thursday 29 March 2012, 6.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

People and portraits

School holiday performance

Daily, 9–13 April 2012, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

The art and science of face perception

Symposium in conjunction with the 39th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference

Image: William Dobell Margaret Olley 1948 © Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation

Saturday 14 April 2012, 1.30–4.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

10–20 April 2012 (Mon–Fri)
Times as indicated


Location: Information desk
Charges apply

Archibald Prize 2012 special lectures

The history of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes and their significance to contemporary art

Wednesdays 18 & 25 April 2012, 7.30pm


Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Archibald 2012 luncheon

(SOLD OUT)

Image: Nigel Milsom Untitled (Kerry) (detail) View full work

Friday 27 April 2012, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Saturday 5 May 2012, 10.00am

Duration 7 hours
Free

Special Archibald Prize film

Jenny Sages: Paths to Portraiture

Image: Jenny Sages After Jack (detail)

Wednesday 9 May 2012, 7.15pm

Duration 28 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

ArtBar: M Carney Ensemble

Musical trio – piano / accordion & glockenspiel / mandolin

Image: Mike McCarthy, Michael Carney, Jo Izzard

Wednesday 25 April, 2 & 9 May 2012,
5.15pm & 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Archibald Prize 2012 tour

Including the Wynne & Sulman Prizes

Image: Tim Storrier The histrionic wayfarer (after Bosch), winner Archibald Prize 2012 (detail) View full work

Saturday 12 May, 1.30pm

Tours also available:
Monday–Friday 12pm, 1pm & 3pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm
2 April – 3 June 2012

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Coffee tours

Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes

Image courtesy of Stock.xchng

12 April 10am
24 April, 4 May, 22 May 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Figures of fame

Talks on iconic portraits

Image: Pierre Bonnard Self portrait c1938–40 © Pierre Bonnard/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Weekly from Wednesday 4 April 2012, 5.30pm until Wednesday 30 May 2012


Location: Information desk
Free

Archibald Prize 2012 celebrity events

Personal insights and artist interviews

Wednesdays 6.30pm
4 April – 30 May 2012


Location: Entrance court
Free

ArtBar: The Rescue Ships

Singer/songwriters

Image: Elana Stone & Brian Campeau

Wednesday 16, 23 & 30 May 2012, 5.15pm & 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Archibald Prize 2012 tour

Including the Wynne & Sulman Prizes

Image: Tim Storrier The histrionic wayfarer (after Bosch), winner Archibald Prize 2012 (detail) View full work

Monday–Friday 12pm, 1pm & 3pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm
2 April – 3 June 2012

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Australian Collection Links guided tour

Links to the Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes

Image: Elioth Gruner Spring frost 1919 Gift of F G White 1939

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays 1pm
15 May – 3 June 2012

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free