TARNANTHI media preview featuring APY Art Centre Collective, Kulata Tjuta, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017; Courtesy the artists and Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Ninuku Arts, Tjala Arts, Tjungu Palya, APY Art Centre Collective, photo: Ben Searcy

Events Calendar

Talks and tours are available daily. More 
Please note that presenter, location, and topic details are subject to change.

Tuesday 23 January, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Nici Cumpston, Artistic Director of TARNANTHI, farewells the exhibition.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 25

Wednesday 24 January, 10.30am
NEW MEMBERS’ TALKS AND TOURS
New Members enjoy a relaxed morning tea, followed by an orientation tour.
Cost Free, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge

Saturday 27 January, 10am - 1pm
Ghost Nets of the Ocean: Erub Arts Masterclass
Join artists from Erub Island for an intensive half day masterclass that delves into the techniques of felting, weaving, binding and coiling transforming ghost nets to create your own spectacular marine inspired sculptures.
Cost $60
Where Function Room 
FULLY BOOKED
Enquiries or to join waiting list call 08 8207 7035  or email   public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

FAMILY & FRIENDS ERUB WEAVING WORKSHOP
Sunday 28 January, 10am – 1pm 
Pop into the Studio to meet Erub artists on the last day of TARNANTHI for a weaving workshop finale. Transform materials into imaginative tiny turtles that respond to Ghost Nets of the Ocean.
Cost Free
Where The Studio

Sunday 28 January, 1pm
TARNANTHI Artist floor talk

Hear from First Nation Canadian Siksika (Blackfoot) Artist, Adrian Stimson talk about his work in the Cicada Press display Under pressure. Stimson will discuss how he came to be invited into the Cicada Press Indigenous Print Workshops and how he has come to understand his place in the history of Indigenous cultural exchanges between Australia and Canada. Lead curator of Under Pressure, Tess Allas, will be in conversation with Stimson.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 8

Sunday 28 January, 2 - 4pm
TARNANTHI SUNDAY SESSIONS
END ON A HIGH: Emily Wurramara and The Bec Gollan Trio

Farewell TARNANTHI and our month of summer Sundays with Emily Wurramara from Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria and local stars, The Bec Gollan Trio. Singing in both English and Anindilyakwa, Wurramara has performed around the country and abroad with appearances in Sweden and France. Closer to home, The Bec Gollan Trio, fuses folk and pop with a taste of country. Introduced to music at age 11 as a bass guitarist for her father’s band, Gollan released her own EP in 2014 and has performed at Spirit Festival and Adelaide Fringe.
Cost  Free
Where  Courtyard

Tuesday 30 January, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talks

James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, reveals the role of the Middle East in the history of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain in the display China and the World.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 19b

Friday 2 February, 5 - 9pm
First Fridays

HAND MADE IN CHINA
Join us for a closer look at the display China and the World. Hear more about the exhibition and experience the calming meditation that is the Chinese martial art of Tai Chi. Learn about the influence of Chinese porcelain on contemporary Australian artists and top off the night with a good luck Chinese Lion Dance.
Cost  Free 
Where  Whole Gallery

Sunday 4 February, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery, ANIMALS AND ART

The lunar new year is almost here! Discover your Chinese zodiac sign and element in Chinese cosmology, illustrate your zodiac sign in art workshops and go on a hunt for animals in the display China and the World. Take in the ancient art of Tai Chi, see the Dragon dance and hear stories of the past and more at START.
Ages 3-12 and families
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery 

Tuesday 6 February, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talks
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs introduces the new acquisition ‘Appy ‘Ampstead by Cyril Power.
Cost Free
Where
Atrium

Wednesday 7 February, 10.30am & 11.30am
MEMBERS’ GUIDE TO THE GALLERY

Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour of the display China and the World
Cost Free, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Function Room.

Tuesday 13 February, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talks

Associate Curator of Asian Art, Rusty Kelty speaks about dress as a status symbol in imperial China in the display China and the World.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 20

Saturday 17 February, 3pm
Audio Description Tour

Join a Gallery Guide on a tour of selected works in the permanent collection. Tours are audio described and multi-sensory for blind and vision-impaired visitors.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium 

Tuesday 20 February, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talks

Rebecca Evans, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts discusses textile and ceramic traditions in the display China and the World.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 20

Wednesday 21 February, 10.30am
NEW MEMBERS’ TALKS AND TOURS

New Members enjoy a relaxed morning tea, followed by an orientation tour.
Cost Free, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge 

Tuesday 27 February, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talks
Tony Magnusson, Curator of European Art, discusses John Skeaping’s work Torso from 1931. 
Cost Free 
Where Gallery 15


Image: TARNANTHI media preview featuring APY Art Centre Collective, Kulata Tjuta, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017; Courtesy the artists and Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Ninuku Arts, Tjala Arts, Tjungu Palya, APY Art Centre Collective, photo: Ben Searcy

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