Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


Tuesday 21 February 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, shares his insights on the life of the historical Buddha.
Where Gallery 20

Tuesday 21 February 1pm
Special Guest Floor talk

Imants Tillers will speak about his work, I Am the Door in Gallery 14
Where: Gallery 14

Tuesday 28 February 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Julie Robinson, Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses the Gallery’s new acquisition by Max Dupain.
Where Gallery 15

Wednesday 1 March, 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' Guide to the Gallery - Melancholy in German Art or Rick Amor: Contemporary Romantic
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free for Members
Where Function Room
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7035 

Friday 3 March, 10am-9pm
MEMBERS’ DAY

VERSUS RODIN
Be the first to see Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time at our exclusive Members’ Day. Not an Art Gallery Member? Click here to join today.

11am Tour Versus Rodin with Curator, Leigh Robb.
Where Gallery 23
Cost Included with exhibition entry. Tickets available for purchase in the Gallery on the day.

2pm
Australian Dance Theatre Performance and Tour
See a 15 minute performance of Australian Dance Theatre's new work Doppelgänger, followed by a tour of Versus Rodin with Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Lisa Slade.
Where Gallery 23

5-9pm
Relax into the weekend with Versus Rodin at First Fridays.
Cost First Fridays is free to attend. Versus Rodin exhibition entry fees apply. Tickets available for purchase in the Gallery on the day. Click here for more information on the exhibition.

Friday 3 March, 5pm
Doppelgänger
Australian Dance Theatre perform a 15 minute excerpt of Doppelgänger, a new work created in response to Versus Rodin.
Where Gallery 23
Cost Included with exhibition entry. Tickets available for purchase in the Gallery on the day.

Friday 3 March, 5pm
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 the permanent collection.
Cost Free
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7109
Where Meet at the North Terrace main entrance 

Friday 3 MARCH, from 5-9pm
FIRST FRIDAYS - Launch of RED

Join artist del kathryn barton in conversation with Director Nick Mitzevich as they launch RED, a new work by Barton starring Cate Blanchett. Relax into the weekend with Versus Rodin resident DJ TR!P and witness the alluring snake goddess Flavella L’A mour.  Full Program 
Cost Free

Saturday 4 March, 11am-4pm
VERSUS RODIN OPENING WEEKEND
Interrogating the body, panel discussion
Don't miss this dynamic panel discussion that brings together creatives from Versus Rodin and RED to interrogate the body across space, time and art forms. Featured in the discussion will be del kathryn barton, curator Leigh Robb and Versus Rodin artists Lindy Lee and Benjamin Armstrong. Both exhibitions are on view at the Art Gallery of South Australia as part of the Adelaide Festival.
When 11-12.30pm
Where Radford Auditorium
Cost Free
Bookings Not necessary. Seats will be limited please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Bodies across space and time, artist floor talks
Hear from Versus Rodin artists in the exhibition as they share details about their work.
1.00pm    Alison and Bridget Currie - Performance
1.30pm    Thea Costantino
2.00pm    Garry Stewart & Australian Dance Theatre
2.30pm    Brent Harris
3.00pm    Tim Silver
3.30pm    Elvis Richardson
When 1.00 – 4pm
Where Galleries 23-25
Cost Included with exhibition entry. Seats will be limited please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Sunday March 5, 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery - About Time  
Investigate how art tells time this START day with family tours of the collection, travel in time making your own art and find out what happens when time stands still in storytelling performances.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578 

Tuesday 7 March 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art and curator of  Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time , introduces the exhibition.
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Tuesday 14 March 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, discusses the matter of sex in the exhibition  Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time .
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Tuesday 21 March 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, explores the theme of trauma and transgression in Rodin’s  The Torture Garden and in the work of Chris Ofili, Brent Harris, and Louise Bourgeois.
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Wednesday 22 March, 10.30am
New Members' Welcome Tour
New members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free for members
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings Essential call 8207 7050

Tuesday 28 March 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Tracey Lock, Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture and contributor to the  Versus Rodin publication, discusses the theme of sight in the work of Benjamin Armstrong and Auguste Rodin.
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Friday 31 March, 5:30-8:30pm
NEO Teen Takeover!

In a Gallery first, Neo is celebrating National Youth Week by throwing an exclusive and free festival just for teens! At the one-night-only Teen Takeover, get a VIP look at the Gallery after hours as it comes alive with performance, film, music, dancing, theatre, circus and more! Bring old friends and make new ones, as you create, experiment and take risks alongside professional artists and hundreds of other teens. Experience the best of South Australian arts through an eclectic program of activities presented by Adelaide Central School of Art; the Adelaide Film Festival; Adelaide Fringe & SAYarts; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; Australian Dance Theatre Youth Ensemble; Carclew; Music SA;  SA Circus Centre Home of Cirkidz; Slingsby Theatre Company; State Theatre Company South Australia; Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute; Windmill Theatre Co; Restless Dance Theatre; and Young Adelaide Voices.  This event is presented by The Balnaves Foundation and supported by the Office For Youth, Department for Communities and Social inclusion, Government of South Australia. 
When Friday 31 March, 5:30-8:30pm 
Age suitability 13-17 years old   
Cost Free  
Where Art Gallery of South Australia  
Enquiries 08 8207 7109 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au  
Registrations recommended, book online now  

Sunday April 2, 11am-3pm 
START at the Gallery - Striking Sculptures

See, sculpt and shape at START to create figures and explore movement, stillness and story in workshops and family tours.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578 

Tuesday 4 April 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, explores Rick Amor’s approach to printmaking in the display  Rick Amor: Contemporary Romantic .
Where Gallery 8

Wednesday 5 April, 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' Guide to the Gallery - Melancholy in German Art or Rick Amor: Contemporary Romantic
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour
Cost Free for Members
Where Function Room
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7035

Friday 7 April, 7pm
Auslan tour

Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time Auslan tour
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Meet in Gallery 25
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7109

Friday 7 April, 5-9pm 
FIRST FRIDAYS - Art Versus Rodin 
Be the first to see a new work in development by Chris Scherer of Vitalstatistix/PADA, inspired by dance pioneer and radical icon, Isadora Duncan. Hear about the revolutionary artist Auguste Rodin with a guided tour, listen to the experimental sounds of
composer Adam Page or sink into a beanbag and enjoy our First Friday film screening. 
Cost Free

Tuesday 11 April 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Elle Freak, Assistant Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture, speaks about the elemental forces at play in the work of Rodin and selected artists in the exhibition, Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time .
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Tuesday 18 – Friday 21 April, 10am, 11.30am & 1pm 
School holiday program - Making Faces 
Explore how feelings are expressed in faces on a guided tour then sculpt in clay to transform into a face.
Age suitability 5-12 years old
Cost $10 per participant
Bookings essential email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au or call 08 8207 7578

Tuesday 18 April 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Rebecca Evans, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, introduces the work of Linda Jackson.
Where Gallery 19a

Wednesday 19 April, 10.30am
New Members' Welcome Tour
New members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free for members
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings Essential call 8207 7050

Sunday 23 April, 3pm
Versus Rodin Drawing Tour

Join artist and educator Luke Thurgate on a drawing tour of Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. Materials supplied and no prior experience 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 25 April 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Commemorate Anzac Day with one of our Gallery Guides and learn more about Australia’s contribution to World War One.
Where Gallery 3

Sunday 30 April, 3pm
Versus Rodin Drawing Tour

Join artist and educator Luke Thurgate on a drawing tour of Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. Materials supplied and no prior experience 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 2 May 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Tony Magnusson, Curator of European and North American Art, shares his insights on the persistence of classicism in modern and contemporary art.
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Wednesday 3 May, 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' Guide to the Gallery - Modern Being
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free for Members
Where Function Room
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7035

Friday 5 May
FIRST FRIDAYS - Duels + Duets
Enjoy an exclusive performance by sibling artists Bridget and Alison Currie, hear from local artist Ben Leslie about his work in Versus Rodin and relax over a drink with DJ TR!P. 
Cost Free

Sunday May 7, 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery – Food for Thought
Digest food in Art on family tours of the collection, treat yourself to some tasty tales and make a delectable work of art yummy food to eat.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578  

Sunday 7 May, 3pm
Versus Rodin Drawing Tour

Join artist and educator Luke Thurgate on a drawing tour of Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. Materials supplied and no prior experience 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 9 May 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Russell Kelty, Associate Curator of Asian Art, speaks about the significance of ‘wrath’ in Buddhist sculpture.
Where Gallery 21

Sunday 14 May, 3pm
Versus Rodin Drawing Tour

Join artist and educator Luke Thurgate on a drawing tour of Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. Materials supplied and no prior experience 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 16 May 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Local artist Ben Leslie speaks about his new work created for  Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time .
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Sunday 21 May 10.30am
New Members' Welcome Tour

New members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free for members
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
Bookings Essential call 08 8207 7050

Sunday 21 May, 11am
Audio description tour
Audio described and multi-sensory tours for blind and vision-impaired visitors assisted by an Audio Description interpreter and Gallery Guides for DreamBIG Festival, Feed the Mind tour of the permanent collection (child-friendly).
Cost Free
Where Meet at the North Terrace main entrance
Bookings essential call 08 8207 7109

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, 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

Sunday 4 June
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 a Mad Hatter's music workshop and see the gallery's collection of tea sets on a tea party tour with gallery Guides.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families
Cost Free
Where Gallery wide
Enquiries 08 8207 7578  

Programs subject to change without notice. 

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