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  • Elizabeth (detail), 2019 by Anthea da Silva

Darling Portrait Prize

The National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Portrait Prize is the newest portrait painting prize in the country, held at the home of Australian portraiture. The inaugural 40 finalists are alongside the National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

Dates and times:

From 28 April 2020 to 31 May 2020

26 May:12:00 to 17:00
27 May:12:00 to 17:00
28 May:12:00 to 17:00
29 May:12:00 to 17:00
30 May:12:00 to 17:00
31 May:12:00 to 17:00


Phone:02 6102 7000


National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace
Parkes  ACT  2600


Free entry