William Dargie
Portrait of Albert Namatjira (detail) 1956 
oil on canvas, 102.1 x 76.4 cm
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1957
© Estate of William Dargie
Photo: QAGOMA

William Dargie
Portrait of Albert Namatjira (detail) 1956 
oil on canvas, 102.1 x 76.4 cm
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1957
© Estate of William Dargie
Photo: QAGOMA


History of the prize—Natalie Wilson

Saturday 29 January 2022, from 11.00am to 12.00pm

The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre 51 Little Malop Street Geelong, VIC 3220

This is a free event
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Join Art Gallery of NSW’s Curator, Natalie Wilson to discover the stories behind more than 100 portraits drawn from the history of Australia’s most prestigious portrait award. Selected from over 6,000 portraits and more than 1,500 artists from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand from the last century. 

Please note: From Saturday 30 October 2021, Geelong Gallery’s conditions of entry stipulate that all patrons must show proof of double vaccination status prior to entry. Find out more