Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


Tuesday 3 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Jane Messenger, Curator of European Art speaks about the selected works of Bill Viola.
Where: Galleries 9, 10 & 11
Cost: Free

Wednesday 4 March, 10am
Members’ Guide to the Gallery, Journeys
On the first Wednesday of the month, the Gallery Guides present a special tour for Members on different topics. Join us before the tour for morning tea from10am, tour commencing at 10.30am.
Where: Meet in the Function Room
Bookings: Places are limited. Please register; call 08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: Free

Friday 6 March, 5-9pm
First Fridays
Hear Director, Nick Mitzevich speak about the work of Bill Viola followed by a performance by Adelaide-based electronic music specialist Al Thumm.
When: The first Friday of every month, 5–9pm.
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia, entry via the Western Laneway
Cost: Free admission. Usual ticket prices apply for special exhibitions.
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7000 or email agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 8 March, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop for the reading of  Matisse’s Garden by Samantha Friedman.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 10 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs speaks about Robyn Stacey's, Fontaine de Vaucluse.
Where: Gallery 15
Cost: Free

Sunday 15 March, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop for the reading of  Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 17 March, 1pm
Gallery Shop Talk

Lyn Wood, a category winner of the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, discussed her practice. Her beautiful pieces, created from wood and other recycled materials, are available for sale at the Gallery shop.
Where: Gallery shop
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7029
Cost: Free

Tuesday 17 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator, Prints , Drawings and Photographs speaks about selected works in the exhibition Trent Parke: The Black Rose
Where: In the exhibition
Cost: Free

Wednesday 18 March, 10:30am
New Members’ Welcome Tour
If you’ve recently become a Member, come in for a relaxed morning tea and introductory tour of the Gallery with our compliments. Morning tea and talk in the Members’ Lounge from 10.30am, tour commences at 11am.
Where: Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings: Please register; Call  08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: Free  

Thursday 19 March, 5-7pm
Teachers’ Briefing
Primary and secondary teachers are invited to explore Trent Parke’s immersive installation with co-curators Julie Robinson and Maria Zagala. Through his work, Parke explores the themes of birth, death, memory, chance and coincidence. Discover learning opportunities for your school. Professional Learning certificates supplied.
Where: Meet at The Studio
Bookings Essential email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: $10, please book, but pay at the door

Friday 20 March, 6-10pm
DEPARTURE: Elemental
See the mesmerising work of acclaimed video artist Bill Viola at the launch of DEPARTURE’s 2015 season of events. Hear from curators and experience Viola’s work, which is presented by the Adelaide Festival in association with the Art Gallery of South Australia. Also enjoy live entertainment and indulge in gourmet food by Art Gallery Food + Wine. DEPARTURE, presented by BankSA, is the Art Gallery’s after-dark cultural events program for urban pioneers, in their 20s and 30s.
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia
Bookings:  Online
Age: Suitable for over 18s only
Cost: $60 General Admission, $45 Members

Sunday 22 March, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling

Join us at the Gallery Shop for the reading of  Edge of the World by Ian Trevaskis & Wayne Harris
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 24 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
South Australian artist Louise Haselton, speaks about her work of art, Scrutineers.
Where: Gallery 6
Cost: Free

Saturday 28 March, 2-4pm
Trent Parke in Focus
Join Trent Parke, exhibition curators Julie Robinson and Maria Zagala and invited guest speakers Alasdair Foster (freelance art writer and curator) and Bronwyn Rennex (Director of Stills Gallery, Sydney) for an engaging afternoon of talks and conversation. 
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: call 08 8207 7035 or Book online
Cost: Free

Sunday 29 March, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling

Join us at the Gallery Shop for the reading of  Kookoo Kookaburra by Gregg Dreise
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 31 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Maria Zagala, Associate Curator, Prints, Drawings and Photographs speaks about selected works in the exhibition Trent Parke: The Black Rose
Where: In the exhibition
Cost: Free

Wednesday 1 April, 10am
Members’ Guide to the Gallery,
Art and Music - Connections
On the first Wednesday of the month, the Gallery Guides present a special tour for Members on different topics. Join us before the tour for morning tea from10am, tour commencing at 10.30am.
Where: Meet in the Function Room
Bookings: Please register your attendance with the membership office by calling 08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: Free

Friday 3 April,  2pm & 6pm
Easter at the Gallery
Bishop Ian George presents two themed tours of the Collection at 2pm & 6pm, the latter accompanied by the beautiful and elegiac voices of Adelaide’s Corinthian Singers.
Where: Elder & Melrose Wings
Cost: Free
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7005

Friday 3 April, 5-9pm
First Fridays

Start the Easter weekend with sublime classical music by Maple String Quartet, an Easter tour with Bishop Ian George and guided tours of Trent Parke: The Black Rose .
When: The first Friday of every month, 5–9pm.
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia, entry via the Western Laneway
Cost: Free admission. Usual ticket prices apply for special exhibitions.
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7000 or email agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Saturday 4 April, 11am
Easter at the Gallery
Rev Dr Anthony Kain, Parish Priest of Glenelg, presents a guided tour reflecting on works of art that relate to the important issues of our time.
Where: Elder & Melrose Wings
Cost: Free
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7005

Saturday 4 April, 2pm
Easter at the Gallery

Bishop Ian George speaks about Art and Spirituality in this free lecture.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7005

Sunday 5 April, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery,
Happy Easter
Celebrate new beginnings for Easter. See the inspiring collection of Australian decorative arts in the display A Chance Beginning and make your own work of art.  Take an Easter trail and finish with a special treat! 
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied

Sunday 5 April, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Sunday  5 April & Monday 6 April, 10am-5pm
Easter at the Gallery

An invitation to children and families to explore the Gallery with a special Easter trail. Finish with a delicious Easter treat for the kids.
Where: Elder & Melrose Wings
Cost: Free
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7005

Tuesday 7 April, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Robert Reason, Curator of Australian and European Decorative Arts presents a talk on the Lyons Collection of Australian Decorative Art display. 
Where: Gallery 19A
Cost: Free

Saturday 11 April, 2pm
INDOfest at the Gallery
Hear about the exotic Indonesian art produced for global markets in the age of spices from the upcoming exhibition Treasure Ships: Art In The Age Of Spices , presented by James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art and Russell Kelty, Assistant Curator of Asian Art. The lecture will be preceded by special INDOfest guided tours at the Botanic Gardens, with special attention to spices. For full details visit www. indofest.com.au.
At 3pm, following the lecture, artists from local performance groups Rebana and Saman will present Islamic dance and devotional music. We welcome Gallery members, patrons and general public to these free events and encourage you to support the IndoFest Festival in early April.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: call 08 8207 7035 or Book online
Cost: Free

Saturday 11 April, 2pm
Auslan Tours

Tours of the exhibition, Trent Parke: The Black Rose for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors, assisted by Deaf Can:Do interpreters.
Where: Meet at the exhibition entrance
Cost: Free

Sunday 12 April, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling

Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Sunday 12 April, 2pm
Artist's Lecture
Trent Parke – My journey to date
Come and hear Trent Parke speak about his life journey as a photographer, the formative early years, his elevation to the elite membership of world class Magnum Photographers and his continuing quest to take the perfect picture. 
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or Book online
Cost: Free

Tuesday 14 April, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Trent Parke, photographer, speaks about his exhibition and highlights specific works, key in the development of  The Black Rose project.
Where: In the exhibition
Cost: Free

Tuesday 14 April, 10.30am
ASO Family Jam at the Art Gallery
Get creative - making music is fun! This exciting new initiative offers school aged children opportunities to come together to create music in Adelaide's iconic Cultural Precinct venues.  Facilitator and jazz violinist Julian Ferraretto will lead these workshops, assisted by musicians of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.  Children will explore the links between music and related works of art on display, before creating a musical response in a fun-filled jam session.  Places limited. 
Where: Meet at the North Terrace entrance to the Art Gallery.
FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 14 April, 12pm
ASO Family Jam at the Art Gallery
Get creative - making music is fun! This exciting new initiative offers school aged children opportunities to come together to create music in Adelaide's iconic Cultural Precinct venues.  Facilitator and jazz violinist Julian Ferraretto will lead these workshops, assisted by musicians of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.  Children will explore the links between music and related works of art on display, before creating a musical response in a fun-filled jam session.  Places limited.
Where: Meet at the North Terrace entrance to the Art Gallery. 
FULLY BOOKED 

School Holiday Workshops, Play with Light
Monday 13 - Friday 17 April 2015
Play with light these school holidays at the Art Gallery making images onto sun print paper.
When: 10am, 11.30am: 5-8 year olds, 1pm: 9-12 year olds.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7005 or email: public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Age Suitability: children aged 5-12 years
Cost: $5 per child, all materials supplied

Saturday 18 April, 2pm
Tarot

Gloria Strzelecki, Associate Curator, Australian Paintings and Sculpture introduces the ideas behind the Tarot, a source of inquiry for artist, Trent Parke in The Black Rose .
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free

Sunday 19 April, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

School Holiday Workshops, Gooroo Animation 
Monday 20, Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 April, Stop Motion (Claymation) workshops
Thursday 23 & Friday 24 April, Flipbook Creation workshops

The GooRoo Animation workshops program teaches kids how to create their own flipbooks and claymation movies. It provides a great introductory understanding of the craft of animation. Students create their own plasticine character and make it come to life using the animation software readily available on iPads and iPods. At the end the animations are played back to the other groups, parents, friends and family on the big screen. They will also get a behind the scenes look at GooRoo characters and films, observe a live stop-motion demonstration, understand the different animation styles, see how animation has changed since the early days of Walt Disney, and of course... have lots of fun.
When: 10am – 4pm each workshop
Where: Function Room
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7005 or Book online 
Age Suitability: Students aged 12-15 years
Cost: $30 per student 

Tuesday 21 April, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk

Jane Messenger, Curator of European and North America Art, speaks about the new acquisitions in Galleries 9-11
Where: Galleries 9-11
Cost: Free

Wednesday 22 April, 10.30am
New Members’ Welcome Tour
If you’ve recently become a Member, come in for a relaxed morning tea and introductory tour of the Gallery with our compliments. Morning tea and talk in the Members’ Lounge from 10.30am, tour commences at 11am.
Where: Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings: Please register; Call  08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: Free

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS
Alive: Conversations with light
Thursday 23 & Friday 24 April 2015
Artist Gregory Ackland takes a closer look at key works in Trent Parke: The Black Rose , and discusses the concept of self, memory and significance through the genre of photography. In these one-day workshops for teachers and senior secondary students, Ackland facilitates a black and white photography workshop; seeing, sensing and communicating through narrative. Participants are able to explore a conceptual and personal approach to digital photographic possibilities in their own art making. 
Ackland is Principal Lecturer - Visual Art //Studio Head Photography & Digital Media @ Adelaide College of the Arts.
When: 10am - 4pm each workshop
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Suitability: Primary, secondary, TRT and pre-service teachers; and Senior secondary students
Cost: Students $45 / $30 equity and country students. Individual student registration welcomed.
Teachers $90. Certificates provided (linked to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers)
All materials supplied. BYO Digital SLR or smartphone. Limited to 15 participants.

Sunday 26 April, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 28 April, 12:30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Julie Robinson, Exhibition Co-Curator and Senior Curator; Prints, Drawings and Photographs speaks about selected works in Trent Parke: The Black Rose .
Where: Meet at the exhibition entrance to Trent Parke: The Black Rose
Cost: Free

Wednesday 29 April, 7pm
COMPOSITIONS: A Musical Close-Up Tyran Parke
Photos in Focus: A Musical Homage with Family Ties
This unique collaboration brings together the talents of two brothers: Trent Parke, the photographer and Tyran Parke, an actor, singer and writer. The result is a moving theatrical performance that explores their childhood through Trent’s images and Tyran’s musical skill, featuring scores written by some of the leading composers working today. A powerful one night only performance that will enhance your Trent Parke: The Black Rose experience.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings Essential: 08 8207 7035 or Book online
Cost: $40 non-member, $35 members/concession

Friday 1 May, 6:30-7:15pm
In Conversation
Maria Zagala, Co-Curator of the Trent Parke: The Black Rose speaks with the artist Trent Parke about his life, his work methods, and his ideas about photography.
Where: Meet in the exhibition
Cost: Free

Friday 1 May, 5-9pm
First Fridays
Rock out with local jazz outfit the Cyberjacks, explore the new display of traditional Indian village paintings and hear artist Trent Parke in conversation with curator, Julie Robinson.
When: The first Friday of every month, 5–9pm.
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia, entry via the Western Laneway
Cost: Free admission. Usual ticket prices apply for special exhibitions.
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7000 or email agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 3 May, 11am – 3pm
START at the Gallery, Every Picture Tells a Story
Tell your own story in pictures considering some of the photographic stories seen in the photography exhibition Trent Parke: The Black Rose .
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied
 
Sunday 3 May, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 5 May,12:30am
Lunchtime Talk

James Bennett, Curator of Asian art speaks about the collection of Gond Paintings, depicting scenes and elements of Indian rural and community life
Where: Gallery 21
Cost: Free

Wednesday 6 May, 10am
Members’ Guide to the Gallery,
Trent Parke: The Black Rose
On the first Wednesday of the month, the Gallery Guides present a special tour for Members on different topics. Join us before the tour for morning tea from10am, tour commencing at 10.30am.
Where: Meet in the Function Room
Bookings: Please register your attendance with the membership office by telephoning 08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: Free

Saturday 9 May, 2pm
Trent Parke – A Documentary
Presented by documentary film maker, Catherine Hunter. Explore Trent Parke’s working methods, and his insatiable desire to take photographs in this film which documents the evolution of The Black Rose exhibition. Catherine Hunter has worked in the arts as a writer, producer and director for over twenty-five years. Her projects have included documentaries on photographer Jeff Carter and artists Anselm Kiefer, Roger Law (the co-creator of the UK’s Spitting Image) Sidney Nolan, Margaret Olley, William Robinson, Jenny Sages, Wendy Sharpe and Jeffrey Smart. Join Catherine in conversation after the special preview showing of the film.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Booking Essential Call 08 8207 7035 or book online
Cost: Free

Sunday 10 May, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling

Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 12 May, 12:30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Project Curator Lisa Slade discusses the depictions of Arcadia in the Elder Wing of Australian Art
Where: Gallery 2
Cost: Free

Tuesday 12 May, 1pm
Gallery Shop Talk

Jessamy Pollock talks about the stunning contemporary jewellery she crafts in metal, drawing inspiration from architecture and geometry. Her pieces are also available for sale at the Gallery shop
Where: Gallery shop
Cost: Free
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7029

Saturday 16 May, 10am-1pm
Get Smart 2015, Forward and Backward: the Dialectic of Contemporary Art

In May this year the ever popular Get Smart lecture series run by the Gallery’s Guides returns. Illustrated lectures exploring Contemporary Art will be presented with sessions addressing provocations and themes, including the place of contemporary art in the canon and the influence of history on art made today. Presenters will make connections with works from the Art Gallery’s collection.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings Essential Call 08 8207 7035 or Book Online
Cost: $30 non- member / $25 member / $20 student; Season Ticket price (all four weeks) $100 non-member / $80 member / $60 student

Sunday 17 May, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling

Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 19 May, 12:30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Elle Freak, Associate curator; Paintings, Sculpture  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art speaks about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works of art & new acquisitions.
Where: Gallery 4
Cost: Free

Saturday 23 May, 10am-1pm
Get Smart 2015, Forward and Backward: the Dialectic of Contemporary Art

In May this year the ever popular Get Smart lecture series run by the Gallery’s Guides returns. Illustrated lectures exploring Contemporary Art will be presented with sessions addressing provocations and themes, including the place of contemporary art in the canon and the influence of history on art made today. Presenters will make connections with works from the Art Gallery’s collection.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings Essential Call 08 8207 7035 or Book Online 
Cost: $30 non- member / $25 member / $20 student; Season Ticket price (all four weeks) $100 non-member / $80 member / $60 student

Sunday 24 May, 10.30am
New Members’ Welcome Tour

If you’ve recently become a Member, come in for a relaxed morning tea and introductory tour of the Gallery with our compliments. Morning tea and talk in the Members’ Lounge from 10.30am, tour commences at 11am.
Where: Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings: Please register; Call  08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Cost: Free  

Sunday 24 May, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free

Tuesday 26 May, 12:30pm
Lunchtime Talk

David O’Connor, Manager of Exhibitions & Public Programs speaks about William Adolphe Bouguereau, Virgin and child.
Where: Gallery 12
Cost: Free

Wednesday 27 May
Save the Date
Members are invited to an exclusive viewing of "Exhibition: Great Art On Screen" Season Two – The Impressionists, part of a series bringing the world’s greatest art exhibitions to cinema screens worldwide. Thanks to our friends at Palace Nova Eastend, members can be among the first to see this film before it opens for general viewing. Further details will be provided to members.
Where: Palace Nova Eastend

Saturday 30 May, 10am-1pm
Get Smart 2015, Forward and Backward: the Dialectic of Contemporary Art

In May this year the ever popular Get Smart lecture series run by the Gallery’s Guides returns. Illustrated lectures exploring Contemporary Art will be presented with sessions addressing provocations and themes, including the place of contemporary art in the canon and the influence of history on art made today. Presenters will make connections with works from the Art Gallery’s collection.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings Essential Call 08 8207 7035 or Book Online
Cost: $30 non- member / $25 member / $20 student; Season Ticket price (all four weeks) $100 non-member / $80 member / $60 student

Sunday 31 May, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Join us at the Gallery Shop every Sunday for free storytelling sessions. A new children’s title is featured each week.
Where: Gallery Shop
Cost: Free


Programs subject to change without notice.
 

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