You are invited to the announcement of the The Packing Room Prize for the 2013 Archibald Prize.
11am, Thursday 14 March (media only)
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road, Sydney
The Packing Room Prize gives the Gallery staff who receive the entries the chance to vote for their favourite Archibald portrait.
This is the 22nd year of the Packing Room Prize and the winning artist receives $1000 cash and a $500 ANZ Visa debit card.
Head storeman Steve Peters controls 51% of the vote. Never has the Packing Room Prize coincided with the judges’ decision.
At the same time, the names of the artists selected for the Archibald, Wynne & Sulman prizes will be announced.
Opportunities will be available for filming and photographing all selected works.
Exhibition dates: Saturday 23 March – Sunday 2 June 2013
Telephone (02) 9225 1791 or mobile 0412 268 320