Santos Atrium

Events Calendar

Talks and tours are available daily. More

Tuesday 23 May 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Russell Kelty, Associate Curator of Asian Art and contributor to the  Versus Rodin publication, discusses Rodin’s passion for the fragment and the profound impact this had on modern and contemporary sculpture.
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Tuesday 30 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, discusses selected works of art for National Reconciliation Week.
Where Gallery 7

Friday 2 June, 5-9pm
First Fridays
Classic v’s Contemporary

Experience a contemporary take on classicism with Zephyr Quartet and enjoy an arrangement developed in response to Rodin’s explorations of the body. Take a tour of Versus Rodin or the new Ramsay Art Prize, then sit back with a drink and enjoy the entertaining music curated by DJ Tr!p.
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide

Friday 2 June, 5pm
Versus Rodin Audio description tour

Audio described and multi-sensory tour for blind and vision-impaired visitors assisted by an Audio Description interpreter and Gallery Guides of selected works in Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time .
Cost Included with Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Meet at the Info Desk, Santos Atrium
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7109

Friday 2 June, 6-8.30pm
Neo Australian Art Superstars

Get ready for a wild night as Neo welcome the Art Gallery's inaugural Ramsay Art Prize! Come and check out the exhibition and create your own prize-winning works of art with local artists. 
Age suitability Neo is a teen event for 13-18 year olds
Cost Free
Where Elder Wing of Australian Art
Bookings essential  book online now or visit our Neo page for more information 

Sunday 4 June, 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery - Wonderland
START & ASO bring to life the enchanting story of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland through music and song. Join the Wonderland tea party hosted by Alice, The Hatter and Dormouse or a Mad Hatter's music workshop. Discover the gallery's collection of tea sets on tours with gallery Guides and enjoy a story that is brewed just right.  FULL PROGRAM
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578

Tuesday 6 June 12.30pm
Director Nick Mitzevich introduces the inaugural Ramsay Art Prize.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 9

Wednesday 7 June, 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' Guide to the Gallery, Who was who in Australian Art?
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Function Room
Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 11 June, 3pm
Versus Rodin Drawing Tour
Join artist and educator Luke Thurgate on a drawing tour of Versus Rodin .
Materials are supplied and no prior experience is necessary.
Age suitability 16+, those under 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult
Cost $10 with exhibition entry
Bookings Essential call 08 8207 7035 or book online
Enquiries call 08 8207 7035 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Tuesday 13 June, 12.30pm
Andrew Durham, Director of Artlab Australia, discusses his favourite works in Versus Rodin.
Cost Free with Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Wednesday 14 June, 10.30am
New Members' Talks and Tours
New Members enjoy a relaxed morning tea, followed by an orientation tour.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 18 June, 3pm
Versus Rodin Drawing Tour

Join artist and educator Luke Thurgate on a drawing tour of Versus Rodin.
Materials are supplied and no prior experience is necessary.
Age suitability 16+, those under 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult
Cost $10 with exhibition entry
Bookings Essential call 08 8207 7035 or book online
Enquiries call 08 8207 7035 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Tuesday 20 June, 12.30pm
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, discusses Xu Zhen’s Eternity in Versus Rodin.
Cost Free with Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Tuesday 27 June, 12.30pm
Exhibiting artist Julia Robinson discusses her work in Versus Rodin.
Cost Free with Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Sunday 2 July, 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery, Looking at Language
Naa Marni? Marni naa pudni Hello and welcome to the traditional land of the Kaurna people, as we celebrate the 2017 NAIDOC Week’s focus on Indigenous languages. Look, listen and learn in special workshops that include art making, storytelling and performances. Experience a traditional Kaurna welcome by Stephen Gadlabarti Goldsmith and his family and don’t miss your last opportunity to enter your work of art for the START Art Prize and exhibition.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578

Tuesday 4 July 12.30pm
Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Eve Chaloupka, Associate Curator of TARNANTHI | Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art, discuss selected works in Carrying Culture, coinciding with the 2017 NAIDOC Week theme Our Languages Matter.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 7

Wednesday 5 July 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' Guide to the Gallery, Ramsay Art Prize
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Function Room
Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Friday 7 July, 5-9pm
First Fridays, Winter Warmth
The Ramsay Art Prize is in full swing! Take a guided tour to learn more about the young contemporary artists on display. Join a First Friday drawing tour, then sit back and enjoy the distinctive jazz tunes of the James Muller Quartet.
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide

Monday 10 – Friday 14 July,
10am, 11.30am & 1pm
School Holiday Program, Sketch and Etch
Draw, etch, ink and print using monotype printmaking methods following a tour of
the prints on display.
Age suitability 5–12 years
Cost $10 pp
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7109 or email  public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Tuesday 11 July, 12.30pm
Tony Magnusson, Curator of European and North American Art, introduces the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, focusing on the work Perseus and Andromeda by Edward Burne-Jones.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 14

Wednesday 12 July 10.30am
New Members' Talks and Tours
New Members enjoy a relaxed morning tea, followed by an orientation tour.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Monday 17 July, 10am–1pm or 1.30–4.30pm
School holiday workshop, Images with Ink
Explore a variety of print mediums in an artist-led workshop and create a limited-edition print for your collection.
Age suitability 9–15 years
Cost $20 pp
Bookings essential, call 08 8207 7109 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Tuesday 18 July, 12.30pm
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses the newly acquired lithographs by Augustus Earle
Cost Free
Where Gallery 1

Tuesday 25 July, 12.30pm
Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art, discusses the first Ramsay Art Prize: focusing on new tendencies, practices and languages in Australian art.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 9

Tuesday 1 August, 12.30pm
Join Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Lisa Slade, in conversation with artist Sally Smart as part of the Gallery’s South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrations.
Cost Free
Where Vestibule

Friday 4 August, 5-9pm
First Fridays, SALA Soul

High-energy funk band Local Revolution kick off this South Australian-focused First Friday. Meet and greet some South Australian artists and join them in a panel discussion about the state of art in South Australia.
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide

Wednesday 2 August, 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' Guide to the Gallery, Linda Jackson and Utopia or Flowers
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Function Room
Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Friday 4 August 6–8.30pm
NEO, Local Legends

The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival returns with works of art by local legends and talented teens. Join Neo in the celebrations with an illustration extravaganza set amid the 2017 Senior Secondary drawing exhibition. Try unconventional drawing techniques and digital applications alongside local artists or dance the night away to teen DJs and musical maestros.
Age suitability 13-17 year olds
Cost
Free
NEO Bookings essential Call 08 82077109 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 6 August, 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery, Art Alive

Showcasing South Australia’s youngest Living Artists in the 6th annual START Art Prize exhibition. Prize winners are announced at 12pm followed by an afternoon of festivities featuring artist painting demonstrations and the START Art Prize exhibition.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578

Tuesday 8 August, 12.30pm

Elle Freak, Assistant Curator, Australian Paintings and Sculptures, shares her insights into the work of South Australian artists selected for the Ramsay Art Prize.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 9

Tuesday 15 August, 12.30pm
Tracey Lock, Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture, introduces new acquisition
Self-portrait, c.1935, by South Australian artist Ivor Hele.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 4

Saturday 19 August, 12-4pm
START on the Road

START takes to the road once again for SALA. Participate in free art experiences for children and families in Mount Gambier to herald TARNANTHI 2017.

Sunday 20 August, 10.30am
New Members' Talks and Tours
New Members enjoy a relaxed morning tea, followed by an orientation tour.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Tuesday 22 August, 12.30pm
Rebecca Evans, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, discusses her favourites in the Ramsay Art Prize.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 9

Tuesday 29 August, 12.30pm
Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses the 19th century French printmaking revival and prints depicting animals.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 18

Programs subject to change without notice. 

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