Located on Little Mallop Street, the Geelong Art Gallery was established in 1896. The Geelong Gallery is one of Australia’s leading and oldest regional art galleries, it has amassed an amazing collection of Australian sculpture, paintings and decorative arts including the famous 1890 ‘A Bush Burial’ by Frederick McCubbin.
First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been engaging art enthusiasts, often stirring up controversy and always challenging the way we see ourselves and our society. The Geelong gallery is the exclusive Victorian venue for the 2018 Archibald prize, if you love art you won’t be disappointed.