Adelaide Biennial Vernissage Weekend featuring work by Ken Family artists Freda Brady, Sandra Ken, Tjungkara Ken, Paniny Mick, Maringka Tunkin and Yaritji Young, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, photo: Nat Rogers

Events Calendar

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

Exhibition Tours
Guided tours of Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’O rsay at 11am, 11.30am, 2pm & 3pm daily. Admission fees apply.

Friday 20 July, 5-9pm
FRIDAYS IN JULY
Experience the technique of oil painting in a workshop with Archibald finalist Tsering Hannaford, soak up the sounds of Nancy Bates as she performs with pure emotion, gifting to the human spirit, then listen to floor talks and tours.
Cost Entry to the Art Gallery is free. The Colours of Impressionism exhibition and special workshops are ticketed. See more
Where Art Gallery of South Australia

Oil Painting the Impressionist Way Workshop is fully booked

Saturday 21 July, 3pm
AUDIO DESCRIPTION TOUR
Permanent collection, selected works
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium

Tuesday 24 July, 12.30pm
LUNCHTIME TALK
Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses the work of Tracey Moffatt, Body Remembers, a new photographic series shown at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 24, Art Gallery of South Australia

Friday 27 July, 5-9pm
FRIDAYS IN JULY
Enjoy Mélange à Trois' sultry blend of French classics and original music, take part in a spring-inspired floristry workshop and join us for talks and tours. See more
Cost Entry to the Art Gallery is free. The Colours of Impressionism exhibition and special workshops are ticketed.
Where Art Gallery of South Australia
Floristry Workshop French Posies Book Here

Tuesday 31 July, 12.30pm
LUNCHTIME TALK
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator, Prints, Drawings and Photographs, introduces the exhibition Diane Arbus: American Portraits.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 23, Art Gallery of South Australia

Friday 3 August, 6pm
AUSLAN INTERPRETED TOUR
An in-conversation with South Australian artist Geoff Wilson and author John Neylon. This event is part of our First Fridays program.
Cost Free
Where Function Room

Friday 3 August, 5-9pm
FIRST FRIDAYS 
SALA CELEBRATIONS

Celebrate the best of South Australian art and music. Sit back and listen to the smooth harmonies of The Hushes. Take a tour of our SALA displays and join us for an in-conversation with art writer and curator John Neylon and South Australian artist Geoff Wilson.

Sunday 5 August 11am–3pm
START AT THE GALLERY
SALA Extravaganza
This START highlights the talents of local legends especially START artists in the 7th annual START Art Prize exhibition.  Prize winners are announced at 12pm followed by an afternoon of festivities and activities.
Ages 3–12 and families
Cost Free
Where Art Gallery of South Australia 

Tuesday 7 August, 12.30pm
LUNCHTIME TALK
South Australian artist Geoff Wilson discusses his work on display in In good company: the drawings of Geoff Wilson with Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 19A, Art Gallery of South Australia

Tuesday 14 August, 12.30pm
LUNCHTIME TIME
Elle Freak, Assistant Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture, highlights the work of South Australian artist Theresa Walker, Australia's first professional female sculptor.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 13, Art Gallery of South Australia

Saturday 18 August, 3pm
AUDIO DESCRIPTION TOUR
To Have and to Hold, Daalder Collection
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium

Tuesday 21 August, 12.30pm
LUNCHTIME TALK
Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, introduces Ian North's recent series of photographs of the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Cost Free
Where Vestibule

Tuesday 28 August, 12.30pm
LUNCHTIME TALK
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, introduces Isle of the Gods: The Art and Culture of Bali.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 20, Art Gallery of South Australia

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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