Guided Tours | The Lester Prize 2023

Guided Tours | The Lester Prize 2023

Join AGWA's Voluntary Gallery Guides on a guided tour of portraiture works in The Lester Prize 2023.

The Lester Prize is one of the country’s most recognised and prestigious fine art prizes – an award that places artists and the community proudly front and centre.

The prize pool available to professional and emerging artists has increased to over $115,000. This includes the Richard Lester Prize for Portraiture of $50,000.

This year's 40 finalist works were chosen from nearly 950 entries received from artists across Australia.

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11am Mondays & Saturdays and 1pm Sundays



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