Related events

  • Lecture: Do portraits require posing?

    Hear from Cynthia Freeland, University of Houston

    Wednesday 12 July 2017, 6pm

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Hugh Ramsay Artist in studio 1901-02 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

  • An evening with the Archibald

    Celebrity, champagne and canapes

    Saturday 22 July 2017, 6pm

    Entrance court | Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Jessica Ashton Self-portrait as a clown (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Free viewing for members

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    Sunday 30 July 2017, 5.15pm
    Monday 31 July 2017, 10am

    Major exhibition gallery | Free

    Image: Nicholas Harding John Olsen AO, OBE (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Teacher salon: Archibald and O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

    Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

    Wednesday 2 August 2017, 5pm

    Free, bookings required

    Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Lucy Culliton Finished packing (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Celebrity talks: Archibald artists tell all

    In conversation with Richard Glover

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    2, 9 August 2017
    (2 August Auslan interpreted)

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Richard Glover

  • Art and dementia: Portraits in the collection

    Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia

    Thursday 17 August 2017, 10.30am

    Free, bookings required

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings required

    Image: Tom Roberts Portrait of Florence c1898 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

  • Access tour and workshop: Portraiture and identity

    Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

    Friday 25 August 2017, 11am

    Free, bookings required

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings required

    Image: Creating art in an access workshop at the Gallery

  • Art and dementia: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    For people living with dementia and their carers

    Friday 25 August 2017, 1.30pm

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Marc Etherington Paul (Paul Williams in his studio) (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    With Sue and Todd Wright for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

    Wednesday 2 August 2017, 7.15pm
    Sunday 27 August 2017, 1.30pm

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Natasha Walsh The scent of rain (self-portrait) (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Portrait drawing: Face off I

    With Mike Barnard

    Saturday 12 August, 9 September 2017, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Mike Barnard

  • ANZ customer weekend

    Free entry to the Archibald Prize 2017 for ANZ cardholders

    Saturday 9, Sunday 10 September 2017, 10am - 5pm

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 7 hours |

    Image: Peter Smeeth Lisa Wilkinson AM (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Drop in and make: Pixel portraits

    Free artmaking activity for families

    Saturday 9, Sunday 10 September 2017, 10am - 4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 6 hours | Free

    Image: Boys of Sydney Grammar Edgecliff Preparatory School Goodbye, Sir! (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Live music: Monsieur Camembert Quartet

    Archibald fever strikes the Gallery

    Wednesdays 7.30pm
    2-9 August, 6-13 September 2017

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Monsieur Camembert Quartet

  • Archibald 2017 high tea

    Special event at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

    Thursday 14 September 2017, 2pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Jordan Richardson John (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Late night laughs 2017

    Featuring some of Australia’s funniest comedians

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    6-27 September 2017

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Andy Saunders

  • Live music: The World According to James

    Radiating infectious joy and passion for music

    Wednesdays 7.30pm
    20, 27 September 2017

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: James Greening

  • Coffee tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    For members and guests

    Tuesdays 10am
    1, 15 August, 5 September, 10 October 2017

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

    Image: Andrew Lloyd Greensmith The inner stillness of Eileen Kramer (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Audio-description tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    For vistors who are blind or with low vision

    Friday 18 August 2017, 11am
    Tuesday 10 October 2017, 11am
    (9 September 2017, 11am cancelled)

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Madeleine Winch Facing the canvas (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Portrait drawing: Face off II

    With Mike Barnard

    Saturday 14 October 2017, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Mike Barnard

  • Japanese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    日本語ガイドツアー:アーチボルド、ウィン、サルマン賞2017

    Wednesdays 11am
    2 August – 18 October 2017

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Tony Costa Simon Chan (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Korean-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    한국어 안내 관람: 2017년도 아치볼드, 윈 그리고 술만 공모전들

    Wednesdays 11am
    9 August – 18 October 2017

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Tony Costa Simon Chan (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    粵語導覽:2017年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

    Saturdays 2pm
    5 August – 21 October 2017(except 9 September)

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Tony Costa Simon Chan (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    普通話導覽:2017年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

    Saturdays 2pm
    29 July– 21 October 2017 (except 9 September)

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Tony Costa Simon Chan (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017: Arabic experience

    جائزة ارشيبالد، وين وسلمان ٢٠١٧ بالعربية

    Sundays 11am
    1-22 October 2017

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Mitch Cairns Agatha Gothe-Snape (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017: Hindi experience

    आर्चिबॉल्ड ,वेन्न तथा सुलमैन पुरस्क्र प्रदर्शनी २०१७ का अनुभव हिन्दी में करें।

    Sundays 11.30am
    1-22 October 2017

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Mitch Cairns Agatha Gothe-Snape (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • ANZ Blue express tour: Archibald Prize 2017

    A half hour of highlights from the Archibald

    Daily 1.30pm
    29 July – 22 October 2017 (except 9-10 September)

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Kim Leutwyler Heyman (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

  • ANZ Blue guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

    An hour of highlights from the exhibition

    Daily 12pm, 3pm
    Wednesdays also 5.30pm, 7.15pm
    29 July – 22 October 2017 (except 9-10 September)

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Anh Do JC (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth also has a range of Archibald-related offers, including an Archibald-inspired high tea.
More information on the Sofitel website