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Please note: The Art Gallery of South Australia is unable to process refunds but can offer a credit for future events if notice of your cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the event. The Gallery reserves the right to cancel events. If an event is cancelled, all registered participants will be notified and full refunds issued.      

Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices special tour
Follow the spice trail
Various Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2pm
Extend your enjoyment of the exhibition with a ‘spice tour’ of the Botanic Gardens of
South Australia. Botanic Gardens Guides will introduce you to the garden’s exotic collection of spices. A gentle amble for all ages.
Limited to 20 participants per session
Where: Visitor Information Centre, Schomburgk Pavilion, Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Cost: Gold coin donation
Bookings essential: Call 8207 7005 or Book online below.
Saturday 27 June, Tuesday 30 June Book online, Saturday 4 July Book online,
Tuesday 7 July Book online,
Saturday 11 July Book online , Tuesday 14 July Book online , Saturday 18 July Book online .

Saturday 27 June, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties
Speaker: Corioli Souter, Curator, Department of Maritime Archaeology and New Museum Project, Western Australia, Museum.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077035

Saturday 4 July, 12pm
Weekend Lecture
The Dutch VOC and Japan
Speaker: Dr Oka Yasumasa, former Chief Curator, Kobe City Museum and current Director of the Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum of Art and Kobe Artists Museum.     
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

Saturday 4 July, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
The  Bloody Proceedings against the English merchants executed at Amboyna: Murder, Torture and the Race for Spices.
Speaker: Dr Adam Clulow, Senior Lecturer, Australian Research Council Early Career Fellow History Editor, Japanese Studies.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

Saturday 11 July, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
From Voyaging and Trading to Converting and Conquering: Portuguese and Spaniards in Maritime Asia, c. 1500-1640.
Speaker: Dr Anthony R Disney, Author, Scholar and Historian, specialising in the Portuguese expansion into maritime Asia.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

Saturday 18 July, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
Interwoven Stories: Persian book arts in the age of spices.
Speaker: Dr Susan Scollay is an independent art historian and curator specialising in the arts and culture of the Islamic world and in historic textiles.    
Where:
Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

Saturday 25 July, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
The view from the shore: Southeast Asian pesisir courts in the Age of Spices.
Speaker: James Bennett, Co-curator, Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

Saturday 8 August, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
Trade supremacy in the East Indies
Speaker: Ian Burnet, author and adventurer
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

The Art of Spices – workshop
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 August 10am – 4pm
Join Gilbert Dashorst, former botanical illustrator at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, for a two day workshop exploring the world of spices. Experience and learn first-hand the techniques of a skilled botanical artist and create your own work of art.
Workshop limited to 15 participants.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: $150, $125 Members
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or book online


Saturday 15 August, 2pm
Weekend Lecture
SPICES – The Plants That Changed The World
Speaker: Ian Hemphill, author, spice & herb specialist.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

A Musical Voyage
Sunday 16 August, 3pm
From the Old World to the New; an exploration of the music of Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands from the early and late Baroque.
Experience the performance power of Adelaide Baroque through the presentation of this special
musical program developed for Treasure Ships.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: $35, $30 Members
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or book online


Saturday 29 August, 11am
Weekend Lecture
Journey to Marege: the story of Makssan-Indigenous Australian contact in the era prior to European colonisation.
Speaker: James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art and Co-curator, Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free with exhibition ticket
Bookings essential: Call 82077005 or book online

Saturday 12 September, 11am and Sunday 13 September, 2pm 
The Great Museum  
A film by Johannes Holzhausen  
The Great Museum offers a peak behind the scenes of the world famous Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and portrays a public cultural institution trying to maintain its integrity by balancing budgetary issues with competitive pressures. It also introduces the viewer to the complex roles of museum staff, the interdependency of various divisions and the considerable challenges that art museums face in presenting engaging new displays and managing public perceptions. For all aspiring young curators, museums studies students and anybody else who has ever wanted to work in a museum…a film not to be missed!  
Where:  Radford Auditorium  
Bookings Essential  Call 08 8207 7035 or  
Book Online Saturday 12 September, 11am
Book Online Sunday 13 September, 2pm
Cost:  Free