Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


Friday 6 May, 5pm - 9pm
FIRST FRIDAY – ART OF THE UNKNOWN

Learn some of the hidden secrets embedded in works of art on display in Magic Object. Experience a special contemporary dance performance by the Australian Dance Theatre and be entertained by the magic of fire. Take a trip to the mystical crossroads with sounds from Koral and the Goodbye Horses.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free
FULL PROGRAM

Friday 6 May, 6-8pm
NEO NIGHTS - TIME TRAVELERS UNITE!

Meet our first line up of teen guides and be lead on a fun-filled journey through time! Artist Ambassadors will introduce teens to five big moments in art history and engage with hands-on activities. Neo Nighters will be treated to a snack on arrival, competitions to enter and win on the night, and neon/UV body art inspired by the Baroque period.
Where: Various locations in the Art gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free
Age suitability: 13-17 years 
Registrations essential: Register at the event 
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7109  

Tuesday 10 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Art, discusses the work of Adelaide Biennial artist Tiger Yaltangki.
Where: Gallery 25
Cost: Free

Saturday 14 May, 5-9pm
MAGIC OBJECT UP LATE
See magic happen as we stay open late to farewell the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Experience Magic Object talks and tours. Plus, be transported by illuminated rickshaws, created as part of the Shedding Light project by Tutti Arts, to a special light painting performance by Denis Smith in the gardens at Government House between 6-8pm. 
Where Art Gallery of South Australia & Government House gardens
Cost Free

Saturday 14 May, 11am, 2pm, 5pm & 7pm
2016 Adelaide Biennial: Magic Object Guided Tour
Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
Where: Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium
Cost: Free

Sunday 15 May, 11am & 2pm
2016 Adelaide Biennial: Magic Object Guided Tour
Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
Where: Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium
Cost: Free

Sunday 15 May, 3pm
Tom Moore Performance
Be treated to a final performance by Adelaide-based artist Tom Moore in the exhibition space as we farewell the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.
Where Gallery 9, Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost Free

Sunday 15 May 2016, 9.00am - 1.00pm
THE MAGIC OF LIGHT PAINTING Workshop

Enrol now with artist Denis Smith for a light painting workshop. Light painting is an innovative form of photography, accessible to all ages and abilities. This four hour sessions will introduce participants to the magic of light painting whereby light painting images are created live. All equipment provided.
Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia. Please enter through gates at the rear of the Gallery.
Cost: $80 / $70 members / $75 concession. Price includes morning tea.
Age suitability: 16 years and over (those under 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE 

Sunday 15 May 2016, 1.30pm - 5.30pm
THE MAGIC OF LIGHT PAINTING Workshop
Enrol now with artist Denis Smith for a light painting workshop. Light painting is an innovative form of photography, accessible to all ages and abilities. This four hour sessions will introduce participants to the magic of light painting whereby light painting images are created live. All equipment provided.
Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: $80 / $70 members / $75 concession. Price includes morning tea.
Age suitability: 16 years and over (those under 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE

Tuesday 17 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator, Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses the work of William Yang and Sue Ford.
Where: Gallery 6
Cost: Free

Tuesday 24 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Russell Kelty, Assistant Curator, Asian Art, will speak about the enduring cultural influence of the Tale of Genji and its impact on screen painting of the Edo period.
Where: Gallery 20
Cost: Free

Tuesday 31 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Elle Freak, Associate Curator of Australian Paintings, Sculpture and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, introduces the Gallery's major new acquisition, Joy Hester's Pauline and Loy.
Where: Gallery 5
Cost: Free

Tuesday 7 June, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, discusses the exhibition Great Tales in Asian Art.
Where: Gallery 20
Cost: Free

Tuesday 14 June, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, talks about a recently acquired work by Timothy Horn, in the display A cabinet of curiosities from the collection.
Where: Gallery 8
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 21 June, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Elle Freak, Associate Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture, will be joined by South Australian artist Sue Kneebone.
Where: Gallery 10
Cost: Free

Tuesday 28 June, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Rebecca Evans, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, speaks about the work of SALA feature artist Catherine Truman.
Where: Gallery 9
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 5 July, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Art, discusses selected works on display for NAIDOC week.
Where:Gallery 7
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 12 July, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Curator of Contemporary Art, Leigh Robb is joined by Collections’ Project artist Kate Kurucz in a discussion of anamorphosis.
Where: The Vestibule
Cost: Free

Tuesday 19 July, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, speaks about the Rembrandt etchings in the Robert Hannaford exhibition. 
Where: Gallery 25
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 26 July, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Russell Kelty, Associate Curator of Asian Art, introduces the 100 years: The legacy of Sir Samuel Way display.
Where: Gallery 6
Cost: Free

Tuesday 2 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art, discusses Fiona Hall’s masterwork All the King’s Men.
Where: Gallery 11
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 9 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs considers the work of South Australian-born photographers Gwendolyn Morris, Esther Baylis and Joyce Waterhouse.
Where: Gallery 8
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 16 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Tracey Lock, Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture, speaks on the recent major donation by Max Carter, AO, of Arthur Streeton’s An impression from the deep, 1889.
Where: Gallery 3b
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 23 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses drawings by Robert Hannaford, alongside others from the Gallery’s collection, in the Robert Hannaford exhibition. 
Where: Gallery 25
Cost: Free 

Tuesday 30 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Director Nick Mitzevich leads a discussion of his favourite works of art in the Robert Hannaford exhibition.
Where: Gallery 25
Cost: Free

Tuesday 6 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Art, discusses selected works in Carrying Culture.
Where: Gallery 7
Cost: Free

Tuesday 13 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Rebecca Evans, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, speaks about the Globustisch work table in the Melrose Wing of European Art.
Where: Gallery 15
Cost: Free

Tuesday 20 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs shares her insights into Hannaford’s approach to portraiture.
Where: Gallery 25
Cost: Free

Programs subject to change without notice.