Related events

Coming events

  • Tim Minchin in conversation with Ben Quilty

    Wednesday 15 Aug 2018, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Tim Minchin

  • Archibald 2018 high tea

    Special event at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

    Tuesday 21 August 2018, 2pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Yvette Coppersmith Self-portrait, after George Lambert (detail) Archibald Prize 2018 winner

  • Korean-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    한국어 안내 관람: 2018년도 아치볼드, 윈 그리고 술만 공모전들

    Wednesdays 1pm
    23 May - 22 August 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Art and dementia: The Archibald Prize 2018

    Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

    Thursday 23 August 2018, 1.30pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Marc Etherington Me and Granny (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Coffee tour: Archibald Prize 2018

    For members and guests

    Tuesday 29 May, 12 June, 4 September 2018, 10am
    Thursday 5 July, 2 August 2018, 10am

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

    Image: Stephanie Monteith The letter – I really wanted to paint Germaine Greer, but she said 'no’ (self-portrait) (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Japanese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    日本語ガイドツアー:アーチボルド、ウィン、サルマン賞2018

    Wednesdays 1pm
    6 June - 5 September 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Late night laughs: In association with the Archibald Prize 2018

    Featuring some of Australia’s leading figures in the comedy world

    Wednesdays 22, 29 Aug & 5 Sep 2018, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Joanna Braithwaite Hall of fame – portrait of Pat Corrigan (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Live music: The Speakers

    Performing with Tina Harrod

    Wednesdays 15, 22, 29 August and 5 Sept, 2018, 7.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: David Symes.

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    普通話導覽:2018年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

    Saturdays 1pm
    12 May - 8 September 2018
    except 30 June

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    粵語導覽:2018年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

    Sundays 1pm
    13 May - 9 September 2018
    except 1 July

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • ANZ Blue express tour: Archibald Prize 2018

    A half hour of highlights from the Archibald

    Daily 1.30pm
    12 May – 9 September 2018
    except 30 June, 1 July

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Anne Middleton Guy (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • ANZ Blue guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    An hour of highlights from the exhibition

    Daily 11.30am, 3pm
    Wednesdays also 5.30pm
    12 May – 9 September 2018
    except 30 June, 1 July

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Anne Middleton Guy (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Past events

  • An evening with the Archibald

    Be among the first in Sydney to see this much loved exhibition

    Sunday 6 May 2018, 6pm

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

    Image: Dee Smart Lunch in the outback, Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Free viewing for members

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    Sunday 13 May 2018, 5.15pm
    Monday 14 May 2018, 10am

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes | Free, bookings required

    Image: Joanna Braithwaite Hall of fame – portrait of Pat Corrigan (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Teacher salon: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes and The lady and the unicorn

    Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

    Wednesday 16 May 2018, 5pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

  • Live music: Ric Rufio

    A fresh take on RnB

    Wednesday 16 May 2018, 7.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Ric Ruffio

  • Live music: Microwave Jenny

    Pop, folk and love

    Wednesday 23 May 2018, 7.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Microwave Jenny

  • Vivid Art After Hours

    Let's talk about death. It won't kill you.

    Wednesday 30 May 2018, 5-10pm

    Free

    Free

    Image: Mary Hoang

  • Young Members: Archibald tour

    With Jonathan Dalton and Kathrin Longhurst

    Wednesday 6 June 2018, 6pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Jonathan Dalton Abdul (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist.

  • Vivid Art After Hours

    Common ground

    Wednesdays 6 June 2018, 5-10pm

    Free

    Free

    Image: Rebecca Huntley

  • Vivid Art After Hours

    Come closer… a revealing look at sex and pleasure

    Wednesdays 13 June 2018, 5-10pm

    Free

    Free

    Image: Nina Funnell

  • Celebrity talks: Archibald Prize 2018

    Hear from artists and their sitters

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    16-23 May, 20-27 June 2018

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Fenella Kernebone

  • FOMArt: June

    Presented by the Youth Collective

    Saturday 30 June 2018, 1- 4pm

    Free

    Free

    Photograph: Diego Esquivel

  • ANZ customer weekend

    Free entry to the Archibald Prize 2018 for ANZ cardholders

    Saturday 30 June, Sunday 1 July 2018, 10am - 5pm

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 7 hours |

    Image: Jamie Preisz Jimmy (title fight) (detail), Packing Room Prize 2018 winner

  • ANZ customer weekend: Drop in and make

    Free artmaking activity for families

    Saturday 30 June, Sunday 1 July 2018, 10am-4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 6 hours | Free

    Image: Marina Finlay Peter, Coco and Susan O’Doherty (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Family workshop: Fun portrait tea towel

    School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

    Monday 9 July 2018, 10.30am

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

  • Family workshop: Here’s looking at you

    School holiday activity for children aged 9+

    Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 July 2018, 10.30am

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

  • Portrait drawing for beginners

    With Sue Vesely

    Sunday 15 July 2018, 10.30am

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 5 hours | Charges apply

  • Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

    For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

    Sunday 24 June 2018, 1.30pm
    Wednesday 18 July 2018, 7.15pm

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Del Kathryn Barton Self-portrait with studio wife (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Drop in and make: Faces, places and spaces

    Free artmaking activity for families

    11am-3.30pm
    Sundays 3, 17 June 2018
    Monday-Friday 16-20 July 2018

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Marina Finlay Peter, Coco and Susan O’Doherty (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

  • Access tour and workshop: Portraits and the Archibald Prize

    Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

    Tuesday 10 July 2018, 11am
    Thursday 9 August 2018, 11am

    Free, bookings required

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free, bookings required