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For Educators: preparing for the Who’s who portrait prize

21 October until 10 December

Introduce students to exploring, interpreting and creating portraiture


Coinciding with the Geelong Gallery's presentation of the Art Gallery of New South WalesArchibald Prize 2017, this student prize marks Jules Francois Archibald’s connection to Geelong and aims to encourage and inspire young artists to celebrate local or regional identities, their personal histories and achievements—through portraiture. Selected entries will be exhibited across Geelong including Geelong Gallery, the National Wool Museum, Westfield Shopping Centre and more. 

Who’s who portrait prize 2017 key dates

Due to increased interest in the children’s prize this year, we ask you to register your school’s participation: Friday 4 August 2017

Download the Who’s who portrait prize learning resource: online now

Closing date for entries, delivered to Geelong Gallery by 5pm: Friday 15 September 2017

Exhibition dates: 21 October to 10 December 2017

2017 Archibald Prize and Who's who portrait prize Educator preview: Tuesday 31 Octoberbookings essential.

All entries must be collected by Friday 15 December 2017 from Geelong Gallery

Who’s who portrait prize sponsors