Australia’s most extraordinary art event

THE ARCHIBALD PRIZE

 The Archibald Prize is an annual exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike. Awarded to the best portrait painting, The Archibald features a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists. 

This year enjoy a walk down memory lane as you see previous Archibald Prize Winners, Packing Room Prize Winners and People’s Choice Winners hung throughout the Sydney Sofitel Wentworth’s Foyer. The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is proud to be the Official Hotel partner of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes.

Join the Conversation! Visit the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, from Saturday 29 July – 22 October 2017 and indulge in one of Sofitel Sydney's art inspired offerings.


Artistic Apero Chic

ARTISTIC APÉRO CHIC

Experience the artistry of the Archibald in French luxury during Sofitel's cocktail hour: Apéro Chic.

Available daily in Soirée Bar from 5-7pm, sip on a creative cocktail inspired by the prestigious Archibald Exhibition.

Old Fashion & French 75 

from $18 including complimentary canapés

*Offer available from 1 July - 31 August. Subject to availability and conditions apply.


Archibald Prize

Art Inspired Archibald High Tea

In partnership with the Art Gallery of NSW, experience the artistry of the Archibald in French luxury.

Paint your own macarons and enjoy sweet delicacies such as red velvet madeleine and raspberry eclair before
admiring the incredible artworks of the Archibald Prize 2017.


Tuesday 18 July until Thursday 31 August 2017.

from $69 per person, including your choice of Dilmah Teamaker’s Private Reserve and a ticket to the Archibald exhibition.

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*Offer available from 18 July - 31 August. Subject to availability and conditions apply.


Cultural Getaway Sofitel Sydney

CULTURAL GETAWAY

Discover the ultimate cultural escape in the heart of Sydney with an overnight stay at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. Only steps away from the Art Gallery of NSW, admire the spectacular works displayed in this iconic gallery. 

  • Buffet breakfast for two in the elegant Garden Court Restaurant
  • Archibald 'art inspired' cocktails & canapés for two served in the sophisticated Soirée Bar

from $325* per room per night

Book now to enjoy a 20% discount on your tickets to the Archibald exhibition! 

*Subject to availability and conditions apply. Rate based on a Classic Room. 


Archibald High tea

Meet the Artists over High Tea

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and the Art Gallery of New South Wales present the 2017 Archibald Prize High Tea.

Hosted by Maud Page, the Gallery’s deputy director, and Nell Schofield, writer and presenter, this is your opportunity to be part of the conversation over a glass of bubbly and a stunning high tea at Sydney’s Hotel of the Arts with selected artists and their subjects.

Come celebrate this special event with us!

Thursday 14 September 2017, 2 - 4pm

Level 5, Garden Court Restaurant

$108 per person

 

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

* Subject to availability and conditions apply. Tables seat a maximum of 10 people. Should you wish to be seated together, please purchase your tickets as a group booking. Please advise any dietary requirements at the time of booking.