2020 Archibald Prize Tour

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre

Don't miss the 2020 Archibald Prize now on tour at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in the beautiful Tweed Valley. 

Awarded annually to the best portrait painting of a notable Australian, the Archibald Prize is a who's who of Australian culture - from politicians and celebrities to sports stars and artists.

First awarded in 1921, the Archibald Prize is Australia's most prestigious (and controversial) portraiture prize, and is eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.

Now on tour from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, visitors to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margart Olley Art Centre in South Murwillumbah will be the first to see finalists and prize winners on the 2020 Archibald Prize regional tour.

2020 Archibald Prize Tour

Visit the exhibition to vote for your favourite portrait in the ANZ People’s Choice award before voting closes on February 21 and view the work of budding artists aged 5-18 years in the Young Archie, on display in the Gallery Foyer.

For families, there are also children’s labels, a children’s trail and an activity sheet with ideas for creating your own portraits at home.

Tweed Regional Art Gallery, NSW, Murwillumbah

A popular destination in Murwillumbah, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is a modern, architecturally award-winning building with stunning views of the Tweed Valley. 

Catch the 2020 Archibald Prize at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Centre from 22 January - 7 March, 2021. Archibald Prize accommodation packages and hot deals are available at visitthetweed.com.au.
 

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Image Credits:
Image 1: Archibald Prize 2020 finalist, Angus McDonald, oil on canvas, sitter: Behrouz Boochani - author, journalist, artist, academic 

Image 2: Archibald Prize 2020 finalist, Vincent Namatjira, Stand strong for who you are, acrylic on linen, sitter: Adam Goodes - former professional Australian rules footballer

2020 Archibald Prize Tour

Tweed Regional Gallery &

Margaret Olley Art Centre

2 Mistral Rd

South Murwillumbah

Jan 22-Mar 7, 2021

Wed-Sun 10-5

$7-$30

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