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In 2023, a Salon des Refusés will again be held at the Royal Queensland Art Society Petrie Terrace Gallery, and run in parallel to the main Finalists Exhibition.

The Salon des Refusés provides further opportunity for artists who enter the Brisbane Portrait Prize. The exhibition at the Petrie Terrace Gallery features works selected by Salon Judges from the works not selected as Finalists. 


The Salon des Refusés will run from Sep 29 to Oct 29.

Exhibition attendance is free to attend and bookings are not required for regular viewing.

Exhibition hours:
Wednesday – Sunday, 10am to 3.30pm

Special Events

Opening Night

Saturday, 7th October at 5pm
$60 members
$75 non-members
First drink and canapés included

Wine and Cheese Afternoons

Saturday 14th & 28th October 2-4pm
$20 members | $30 non-members

Our wine and cheese events will be a chance to hear the artists, entrants and key individuals speak about the show.