ArtBubs | The Lester Prize

ArtBubs | The Lester Prize

Parents with bubs get together for a mid-week art outing with morning tea. 

Take a tour with a Voluntary Gallery Guide, followed by coffee, cake and conversation in FRANK cafe. Prams/baby carriers and babies up to one-year-old welcome! Baby change facilities available.

Same Prize. Different Face. The Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, one of the country’s richest prizes for portraiture has been renamed The Lester Prize in honour of the award’s leading patron, Richard Lester. Forty finalists from across Australia have been selected from over 400 entrants for this year's The Lester Prize. The total prize pool available to emerging and professional artists is now over $77,000, making it the third richest prize in Australia. The winners will be announced on 8 November at the Awards Night at AGWA.

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AGWA Cafe & Bar

Bookings essential


AGWA Members $12 / General $15 (includes tour and morning tea)


On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details