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Mother’s Day at the Gallery High Tea with Archibald Prize Finalist David Darcy

12 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST


Celebrate the important women in your life and from our region with a delicious afternoon of High Tea and artful conversation at Tamworth Regional Gallery with leading regional artist, and Archibald Finalist David Darcy. The afternoon includes a guided tour of the Archibald Prize, and Back of House Viewing.

Learn the stories and insights from David, and view the stunning portrait of fellow Murrurundi artist Charlotte Drake Brockman. ‘Charlotte’ will be on display in the Gallery foyer along with that of Elder Aunty Yvonne Kent and a new portrait work from David as part of a local portrait exhibition.

View the amazing 2023 Archibald Prize, with a guided tour from gallery staff. Consider the significance of Julia Gutman’s winning textile work, the portrait of her friend, singer-songwriter Jessica Cerro (aka Montaigne) within the setting of the Tamworth National Textile Collection with an additional back of house tour.

The tours are followed by high tea, including; freshly baked scones and sandwiches with light refreshments, including a complimentary glass of champagne. Treats are freshly baked from Sonny’s Bakery and Cafe. Dietary requests can be accommodated, please mention in your booking.

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon of delicious food and artful insights, with the opportunity to experience the Archibald Prize in a unique way

This licensed event is available for adults only. Numbers limited.
The gallery is fully accessible and offers free parking at the rear of the building.

Where: Tamworth Regional Gallery, 466 Peel St Tamworth

When: Sunday 12th of May, 2pm – 4pm

Cost: $60

RSVP: To book, please contact the Gallery on (02) 6767 5248 or email: gallery@tamworth.nsw.gov.au
Please advise of any diet or access requirements. Numbers limited.

About David Darcy

Darcy lives in Murrurundi and operates the Darcy and Fox Studio.

Darcy has twice been selected as a finalist in the Archibald Prize. First with Charlotte Drake Brockman – a fellow Murrurundi artist. Followed by his portrait of Tjuparntarri. This won the 2019 Archibald Prize People’s Choice.

Both paintings are portraits of strong Australian artists. Their character’s shine, as both portraits radiate honesty, strength and respect. Tamworth Regional Gallery is proud to have the portrait of Charlotte as part of our permanent collection.

If you have any questions about our Mother’s Day event, or any programming please contact the friendly gallery staff.
Phone: (02) 6767 5230 or email gallery@tamworth.nsw.gov.au



12 May
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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Tamworth, NSW 2340 Australia
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