Archibald Prize 2018: Geelong Gallery Excursion

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | 08:45 AM to 05:45 PM

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Tuesday 25 September, depart MPRG at 8.45am
Cost M $75 G $80, includes bus, ferry, lunch and exhibition Venue Meet at MPRG at 8.30am for 8.45am departure, ferry return 2.30pm and arrive at MPRG by 5.45pm

Join Friends of MPRG for a trip to the iconic Archibald Prize at Geelong Gallery. The Archibald Prize was the first major prize for portraiture in Australia following a bequest from the journalist JF Archibald.

First awarded in 1921, this prestigious award showcases a who’s who of Australian culture including politicians, celebrities, sporting champions, artists and eminent Australians. After taking the bus and ferry, have a coffee break on arrival, before viewing the exhibition for an hour. Lunch will be at The Public cafe, set inside the architecturally award-winning Geelong Library’s great dome.

Lunch includes a delicious main course and a glass of wine.

 

When

  • Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | 08:45 AM - 05:45 PM

Location

Depart MPRG, Civic Reserve, Dunns Rd, Mornington 3931  View Map

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