William Joshua Smith 
Dame Mary Gilmore 1943
oil on canvas
Art Gallery of New South Wales, 
Gift of Dame Mary Gilmore 1945
© Yve Close

William Joshua Smith 
Dame Mary Gilmore 1943
oil on canvas
Art Gallery of New South Wales, 
Gift of Dame Mary Gilmore 1945
© Yve Close

Exhibition introduction: Archie 100

6 November to 20 February

Book a guided tour with a Gallery educator and discover Archie 100 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Archibald Prize.

Archie 100 explores the history of Australia’s most prestigious portrait award. The exhibition presents a diverse selection of Archibald portraits from the last century—the triumphant and the thwarted—and honours the artists who have made the prize the most sought-after accolade in Australian art today.

Cost—$8 per student

Enquire about fully subsidised tickets and busing available for low SES and regional schools: learn@geelonggallery.org.au