Portia Geach Memorial Award 2020

The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists.

 

The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive award of $30,000 is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by after any female resident  who was born in Australia or was British born or has become a naturalised Australian and whose place of domicile is Australia’

Location Details

Address:

National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, Watson Road, Millers Point (The Rocks)

Open:

The S.H. Ervin Gallery will reopen to the public from 3 July 2020. Opening hours are Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm, last entry 4pm.

Closed:

20 December 2020 – 3 January 2021.
Mondays & Public Holidays.
Easter – closed Good Friday only.

Phone:
(02) 9258 0173
Email:
shervingallery@nationaltrust.com.au
Entry Fees:

$12.00 - General
*$10.00 – Seniors and Concessions
$4.00 – National Trust Members
(children under 12 free)
Selected exhibitions may incur special prices
(* Concession applies for full-time students, seniors, and pensioners)
Please note: To ensure we can manage timed entry and safe physical distancing, we are asking visitors to pre-purchase tickets via Eventbrite. Booking fees will apply.

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