First Fridays

FIRST FRIDAYS

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 agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au 


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FRIDAY 7 APRIL  
ART VERSUS RODIN

Be the first to see a new work in development by Chris Scherer of Vitalstatistix/PADA, inspired by dance pioneer and radical icon, Isadora Duncan. Hear about the revolutionary artist Auguste Rodin with a guided tour, listen to the experimental sounds of composer Adam Page or view all 6 Episodes of
Home: The Art of Ian Strange including a  Q & A with the artist.
Full Program 
ART VERSUS RODIN
VERSUS RODIN: BODIES ACROSS SPACE AND TIME in Gallery 25

DUNCAN – A LIVE ART WORK by Chris Scherer from 5pm

A new live work conceived for art galleries, Duncan investigates the embodiment of liberty in the 21st century through the lens of American iconic dancer, activist and revolutionary figure - Isadora Duncan. Over the course of the evening, Berlin-based artist, dancer and choreographer Chris Scherer will appear in Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time , and around the permanent collection with a series of provocations that challenge the role of the body within the coded space of the gallery.
Duncan is in development with Vitalstatistix and Performance & Art Development Agency.
Where: Galleries 23 – 25
Exhibition ticket required

GUIDED TOURS 5pm & 7pm
Versus Rodin or Sculpture in the Collection
Make a choice between a tour of Versus Rodin or a tour focussing on sculpture in the permanent collection.
7pm Versus Rodin tour will be supported by an Auslan interpreter
Exhibition ticket required
Where: Meet at the Atrium info desk

COURTYARD SOUNDS from 5.00pm
Relax into the weekend with Versus Rodin resident DJ TR!P.
Where: Sculpture Courtyard

MUSIC PERFORMANCE – When shadows become art 6pm
Enjoy the experimental sounds of composer Adam Page as he expresses his emotional response to light and shade. Through the use of digital delays, looping and reverbs, Page creates shadows of sound while surrounded by the visual inspiration of the Versus Rodin exhibition.
Where: Galleries 23-25
Exhibition ticket required

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING + ARTIST Q&A 6 - 7pm
Join us for the screening of all 6 Episodes of Home: The Art of Ian Strange plus a Q&A with artist Ian Strange and Curator Leigh Robb
Where: Auditorium

FLASH SALE 5–7pm
20% off all Pantone product and Louenheide bags.
Where: Gallery Shop

ART GALLERY FOOD + WINE
Enjoy a light supper or shared plate, sit back with cold beverage while taking in the atmosphere and hospitality of AGF+W.


FRIDAY 5 MAY  
DUELS + DUETS

Enjoy an exclusive performance by sibling artists Bridget and Alison Currie, hear from local artist Ben Leslie about his work in Versus Rodin and relax over a drink with DJ TR!P.


 


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