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 7 October, 5-9pm
A world of natural wonders flourishes at our October First Friday as we celebrate Robert Hannaford’s passion for nature. Guests can take a tour of the Robert Hannaford exhibition in its final days, taste the winning wine varieties in a Penny’s Hill master-class workshop and enjoy Abbey Howlett’s angelic vocals. At 6pm, hear from Sophie Hyde and Bryan Mason, the creators from CLOSER productions, who are behind the series of moving image portraits of Robert Hannaford on view in the exhibition.
FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER
OPEN LATE UNTIL 9pm
Last exhibition admissions 8.30pm
GUIDED TOURS 5pm, 7pm
Take a tour of the exhibition and learn more about Robert Hannaford, South Australia’s most celebrated portraitist.
Where Meet your Guide at the Atrium Information Desk
WINE TASTING MASTERCLASS 5.45pm & 7.45pm
Discover award-winning wines from Penny’s Hill in this exclusive masterclass, hosted by winemaker Alexia Roberts and vineyard founder Tony Parkinson.
Bookings essential although there may be available seats on the night.
Where Function Room
FLASH SALE 5–7pm
20% discount on selected products.
Where Gallery Shop
ABBEY HOWLETT PERFORMANCE from 5.30pm
Endlessly inspired by the natural world, Adelaide songstress Abbey Howlett combines soul and hip-hop in this live performance.
Where Sculpture Courtyard
CREATORS TALK– 6pm
Hear from Sophie Hyde and Bryan Mason, the moving image makers from CLOSER productions who are behind the series of moving image portraits of Robert Hannaford.
Where Gallery 25
Friday 4 November, 5-9pm
Join us for tours of the collection and the launch of the next Guildhouse Collections Project featuring Zoe Kirkwood who has found inspiration in the Gallery’s Decorative Arts collection for her latest work. Experience Conchillia, Adelaide based Indie pop band, who fuse Latin grooves with a touch of big band swing and pop into the Auditorium for pint sized performances of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by Little Fish for a 20 min vignette from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – Bottom’s Dream, brought to life by ‘The Raw Shakespeare Project”