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S.H. Ervin Gallery – General Entry

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Visit the S.H. Ervin Gallery at Observatory Hill (The Rocks)

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S.H. Ervin Gallery Timed Entry

4 November - 19 December 2021

Portia Geach Memorial Award

The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists.

The works by 57 women artists are presented in Australia’s most distinguished portrait prize exhibition for female artists, the Portia Geach Memorial Award. The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach is given by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by any female resident who was born in Australia or was British born or has become a naturalised Australian and whose place of domicile is Australia.'

20 December - 3 January inclusive: Gallery closed

4 January - 20 March 2022

Destination Sydney: the natural world

In collaborated with Manly Art Gallery and Museum, and Mosman Art Gallery, the S.H. Ervin Gallery will show works by important Australian women artists to celebrate the spirit of Sydney and who respond to the natural environment in a new iteration of the exhibition Destination Sydney: The natural world. All the artists have lived and worked in Sydney which has been pivotal to their development. While many of the artworks respond to the artists connection to the natural environment, some of the works are inspired by Sydney. The exhibiting artists are Joan Ross, Fiona Lowry, Merran Esson (Manly Art Gallery & Museum), Janet Laurence, Caroline Rothwell, Robyn Stacey (Mosman Art Gallery), and Jennifer Keeler-Milne, Juz Kitson and Bronwyn Oliver (S.H. Ervin Gallery).

Please note: You are welcome to use the Discover voucher from Service NSW however we cannot process the voucher with your online purchase at this time. Please present your voucher (printed or digitally on a device of your choice) when you arrive and we will discount your ticket on entry.

Tickets can be used for day of purchase between 11am and closing at 5:00pm (final admissions at 4.30pm).

Important Information for Visitors

The health and safety of everyone is our biggest priority. Visitors to our properties must follow NSW Health Orders and COVID safe practices. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to our Terms & Conditions of Entry.

Please keep your ticket safe, as you will be asked to present your ticket at point of entry. You can do this by either printing a copy or displaying a digital version on your selected device.

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Organiser National Trust of Australia (NSW)

Organiser of S.H. Ervin Gallery – General Entry

The National Trust is Australia’s oldest and largest independent conservation organisation founded in 1945. Our aim is to bring the heritage of New South Wales to life for future generations. We are a not-for-profit community organisation.


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