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

S.H. Ervin Gallery


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


Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm, last entry 4pm.


Friday 7 April 2023
Sunday 9 April 2023
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Monday 1 - Friday 5 May 2023
Monday 24 - Friday 28 July 2023
Monday 4 - Friday 8 September 2023
Monday 23 - Friday 27 October 2023

(02) 9258 0173
Entry Fees:

$42.00 - Family
$15.00 – General
$12.00 – Seniors and Concessions*
Free – Children under 5
Selected exhibitions may incur special prices
(* Concession applies for full-time students, seniors, pensioners and children aged 5-15 years)
Booking fees apply.

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