The Archibald Prize Regional Tour - Bega

Carla Fletcher, Twin Souls - Linda Jackson

Friday 24 March to Saturday 13 May 2017

The Archibald Prize, first awarded in 1921, is Australia’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 fashion designers, sporting heroes to artists.
Since 1921, the Archibald Prize has been thrilling art enthusiasts, often stirring up controversy and always challenging the way people see others and society. Over the years, the prize has been awarded to many of Australia’s most prominent artists.
BVRG is proud to be one of only five regional; venues presenting the Archibald in 2017 venue for the 2016 Archibald Prize, which is a touring exhibition of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For more information: gallery.begavalley.nsw.gov.au