Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


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. Full program here
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 
Enquiries call 08 8207 7109 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au  

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 view all 6 Episodes of
Home: The Art of Ian Strange including a Q & A with the artist. 
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 7091

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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