First Fridays is proudly presented by Santos
We are firing up Friday night at the Art Gallery by staying open after hours on the first Friday of every month. Hear great talks, unwind to live music and take in the latest exhibitions and displays.
Think of the Gallery as a launch pad for your weekend; have a bite to eat and something to drink at Art Gallery Food + Wine, browse in the Gallery Shop and immerse yourself in art and culture with an amazing mix of eclectic characters – then lose yourself in the city as you head off to other gigs, shows and events.
When The first Friday of every month, 5-9pm
Where Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost Free admission. Charges may apply for special exhibitions.
Enquiries Call 08 8207 7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 1 July, 5-9pm
This First Friday coincides with the launch of the major exhibition Robert Hannaford. Join the celebration and experience the most significant exhibition of work by this renowned South Australian portraitist. South Australian jazz quartet Miss Wonderful will perform an eclectic mix of jazz classics on the night.
OPEN LATE UNTIL 9pm
Last admissions 8.30pm
MISS WONDERFUL FROM 5.30PM
Peggy Lee’s bewitching vocals are brought to life by SA’s newest jazz quartet Miss Wonderful.
Be entertained by her tunes from the Benny Goodman era and selection of jazz classics.
Where Sculpture Courtyard
FLASH SALE 5 –7PM
20% discount on selected products.
Where Gallery Shop
RICH BATSFORD FROM 5.30PM
Explore the Gallery as you listen to the uplifting sounds of Rich Batsford on the piano.
Where Elder Wing of Australian Art
ROBERT HANNAFORD EXHIBITION LAUNCH 6PM
Join us for the official proceedings to launch the Robert Hannaford exhibition.
The exhibition will be opened by Phillip Adams AO.
Where Sculpture Courtyard
ROBERT HANNAFORD EXHIBITION OPENING 6.30PM
The Robert Hannaford exhibition will be open for viewing from 6.30pm.
Where Galleries 22–25
Friday 5 August, 5-9pm
During the SALA Festival we recognise the diversity of local talent with a series of exhibitions presenting the work of Catherine Truman, Fiona Hall, Sue Kneebone and Robert Hannaford. At 6pm join Rebecca Evans Curator of European & Australian Decorative Arts in conversation with Catherine Truman in Gallery 9. We will also mark the silver anniversary of Guildhouse with the opening of Guildhouse 50. Headlining the evening is South Australian, indie / Alt / Rock Artist Timberwolf.
Friday 2 September, 5-9pm
First Friday will focus on the major display Great Tales in Asian Art and usher in a whole month at the Art Gallery dedicated to the celebration of Asian art and culture. Hear from Asian Art curators James Bennett and Rusty Kelty as they bring the display to life, and enjoy the energy of Taiko drumming.