Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


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, join Gallery Guides for a tour of the exhibition, The Black Rose, and hear artist Trent Parke in conversation with curator, Maria Zagala. For more information, see program.
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. Eight 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 and each lecture will be concluded with a brief tour of featured works.
Lecture 1 - What is contemporary art? This introduction presents art forms from the past and present and shares some ‘ watershed’ moments in defining the contemporary
Lecture 2 - Landscape part 1 Three-dimensional interpretations of space and the natural environment  
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
       
Lecture 3 - Landscape part 2 Two-dimensional interpretations of space and the natural environment  
Lecture 4 - The self and others part 1 Three-dimensional portraiture     
 
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
       
Lecture 5 - The self and others part 2 Two-dimensional portraiture  
Lecture 6 - Narratives in two and three-dimensional forms       
 
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

Saturday 13 June, 11am – 3pm
Treasure Ships Symposium
Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices is the first major exhibition in Australia which presents the complex artistic and cultural interactions between Europe and Asia from the 16th to 19th century, a period often referred to as the Age of Spices. Join exhibition curators James Bennett and Rusty Kelty and fellow scholars Ian Burnet, Father Warner D’Souza and Joanna Barrkman for a lively exploration of the artistic and cultural interactions between Europe and Asia during the Age of Spices.
Topics include the preservation of Christian art in India, the history and trade of exotic spices of Eastern Indonesia and the role and influence of Indian textiles in trade throughout the Indonesian archipelago.
All attendees are welcome to post symposium drinks at 3.30pm in Function Room.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: $45, $35 members/concession
Bookings essential: Call 8207 7035 or book online

Wednesday 17 June, 4.30pm for 5pm start - 7pm
Teachers' Briefing
Teachers F-12 are invited to explore the Treasure ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition, and the curriculum connections for students. Join curators James Bennett and Rusty Kelty as they trace the impact of Europe’s search for spices and of mercantile expansion in Asia from the late fifteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries, a period of trade and cultural exchange that established the global world we live in today. Discover how this exhibition provides learning opportunities for your school. Professional Learning certificates supplied.
Where: Meet at The Studio
Cost: $12, please book but pay at the door
Bookings essential: Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au (No confirmations unless booked out)

Saturday 12 September, 11am
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
Cost: Free

Sunday 13September, 2pm
The Great Museum
A film by Johannes Holzhausen
The Great Museum offers a peek 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
Cost: Free



Programs subject to change without notice.
 

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