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Winning portrait Agatha Gothe-Snape by Mitch Cairns - Agatha sits on the floor holding a hand to her chin against a bright red wall, window and plant
August 21, 2017

Accessible Archibald Prize Finalist exhibition

Conexu Foundation has once again partnered with the Art Gallery of NSW to enable the 2017 Archibald Prize Finalist exhibition to be accessible for Deaf and hard of hearing people.

From Monday 28 August, each of the 43 finalists stories including the winning portrait by Mitch Cairns will be accessible in Auslan (and captions) or in audio and captions.

Conexu’s free OpenAccess Tours app will have the Art Gallery of NSW 2017 Archibald Prize finalists available in both Auslan and captions. You can download the app from Apple’s App Store or Google’s PlayStore.

The Art Gallery of NSW will also make the Auslan videos available on their website.

The exhibition will finish on 22 October. The accessible 2017 Archibald Prize will then go on a roadshow from 27 October across Victoria and NSW. See below for details and make sure you see it!

27 October 2017 – 10 December 2017 Geelong Gallery, Victoria
15 December 2017 – 28 January 2018 Murray Art Museum,  Albury
2 February 2018 – 18 March 2018 Grafton Regional Gallery
23 March 2018 – 6 May 2018 Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
11 May 2018 – 24 June 2018 Newcastle Art Gallery
29 June 2018 – 19 August 2018 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
24 August 2018 – 7 October 2018 Glasshouse, Port Macquarie