Departure... Your cultural journey starts here

DEPARTURE presented by BankSA is the Art Gallery of South Australia’s after-dark cultural events program for people aged in their 20s and 30s. Our Friday night events are held four times a year and offer a unique experience where guests gain exclusive after-hours access to outstanding art, hear from curators and artists, and enjoy live music, performances and great food and drinks.


Get ready to set sail at DEPARTURE: High Seas and embark on a voyage through The extreme climate of Nicholas Folland . Book DEPARTURE tickets today!

On Friday 26 September, delve into the work of contemporary South Australian artist Nicholas Folland whose art explores themes of maritime history, migration and colonial exploration. Hear Nicholas discuss his artistic practice with Lisa Slade, Curator of The extreme climate of Nicholas Folland.

Enjoy art after-dark, live entertainment, creative activities and fabulous food and drinks at the Art Gallery of South Australia. 

Become a DEPARTURE Member and receive a complimentary ticket to DEPARTURE: High Seas plus full Gallery membership for one year.  Join now

Friday 26 September6-10pm
Art Gallery of South Australia


Members $45
General Admission $60

Each DEPARTURE ticket will include four complimentary drinks (soft drink, wine, beer or cider) followed by a cash bar. Complimentary water will be provided throughout the night. At  DEPARTURE: High Seas the galleries will close at 9pm. Please allow enough time to enjoy The extreme climate of Nicholas Folland.

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No ticket, no entry. No excuses!
No refunds on DEPARTURE tickets.
DEPARTURE is an 18+ event.
Members cannot purchase Members' price tickets for non-member guests.
Members' price tickets must be presented with valid Membership card at the door.
No ticket sales at the door.
Four drink vouchers will be distributed to guest at the event in exchange for one valid ticket. Drink vouchers are not redeemable for cash.
Drink vouchers can be used to redeem four beverages (soft drink, beer, cider, wine) and will be subject to availability.
This a non-smoking event.
At DEPARTURE you will be photographed by BankSA and the Art Gallery of South Australia for marketing and PR purposes, including on social media. If you do not wish to be involved please advise the photographer.




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