Santos Atrium

Events Calendar

Talks and tours are available   daily.More 

Please note that presenter, location and topic details are subject to change.

Saturday 21 October, 3pm
Audio Description Tour

Join an audio described and multi-sensory for blind and vision-impaired visitors of the permanent collection, Rethinking Australian Art.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium

TARNANTHI FESTIVAL CLOSING WEEKEND EVENTS 

Saturday 21 October, 11am & 2pm
Artist talks  

11am,  TARNANTHI Artistic Director, Nici Cumpston discusses new works of art by artists from the  AnanguPitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, Gallery 9 
2pm, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Lisa Slade focuses on selected projects from the AnanguPitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands,  Gallery 9
Cost Free   
Where In the TARNANTHI exhibition 

Sunday 22 October, 11am & 2pm  
Artist talks  

11am, Tony Albert, please check location at the information desk on the day
2pm, Special guest, Gayle Quarmby,  Gallery 23
Cost Free  
Where In the TARNANTHI exhibition 

Please note that presenter, location and topic details are subject to change.

Sunday 22 October, 2.30pm for a 3pm start
NAMATJIRA PROJECT AUCTION

Place your bid at thisn historic auction, featuring boomerangs, woomeras and spears made in collaboration with cultural leader Mervyn Rubuntja and Kevin McCormack, as re imagined by leading Australian artists. A collaboration with the Namatjira family, Namatjira Legacy Trust, Many Hands Art Centre, Tony Albert, TARNANTHI and leading Australian artists. All proceeds from this auction of works of art will go to the descendants of Albert Namatjira. Featuring music by Nancy Bates from 2.30 - 3pm. 
Cost Free 
Where Radford Auditorium 
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Tuesday 24 October, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, discusses the work of art by Lena Yarinkura and Bob Burruwal.
Cost Free
Where In the exhibition

Tuesday 31 October, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Join special guest, TARNANTHI Project Officer Cara Kirkwood.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 25

Wednesday 1 November, 10.30am & 11.30am
MEMBERS’ GUIDE TO THE GALLERY, TARNANTHI
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free, bookings essential phone 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Where Meet in the Function Room

Friday 3 November, 5pm
Auslan Translated Tours 
Join a Gallery Guide on a highlights tour of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art accompanied by an accredited Auslan interpreter for deaf and hearing impaired visitors.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium

Friday 3 November 5–9pm
First Fridays
MARNI NI INA PUDNI, Welcome to TARNANTHI
The return of TARNANTHI is in full swing! Join us at First Fridays to take a tour of the exhibition and learn more about Aboriginal art. Join Quandamooka artists Chantal Henley, Libby Harward and Donna Page in a culturally enriching weaving demonstration that openly exchanges and embraces the journey of reclaiming and maintain weaving traditions, post-colonial assimilation.  Then sit back to the sounds of local musicians Kahl Wallis and Nancy Bates.
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery

Sunday 5 November, 11am–3pm
START at the Gallery, TARNANTHI TAKEOVER
Experience contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture at START. Discover important stories from across the country on tours of TARNANTHI at the Gallery and enjoy art workshops, music and entertainment.
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery

Tuesday 7 November, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk 
Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art, discusses the new site-specific work of Reko Rennie. 
Cost Free 
Where Gallery 17 

Tuesday 14 November, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Tracey Lock, Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture, speaks about the new acquisition, Fragment, 1971 by Ian Fairweather.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 4

Saturday 18 November, 3pm
Audio Description Tour

Join an audio described and multi-sensory for blind and vision-impaired visitors of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium

Sunday 19 November, 10.30am
NEW MEMBERS’ TALKS AND TOURS

New Members enjoy a relaxed morning tea, followed by an orientation tour.
Cost Free, bookings essential phone 08 8207 7035 or email agsamembers@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge

Tuesday 21 November, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
 
Director, Nick Mitzevich presents on selected work in TARNANTHI.
Cost Free
Where In the exhibition

Tuesday 28 November, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk 
Tony Magnusson, Curator of European and North American Art, considers the traditions of flower painting in Dutch art, with a focus on Jan van Os’s work, Flowers.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 16

Friday 1 December, 5-9pm
First Fridays
Aboriginal hip-hop artists take to the stage this First Friday.  Immerse yourself in the sublime sounds of Radical Son, be captivated by the local Indigenous wordsmiths and learn a 'deadly' routine with the Indigenous Hip-Hop Project.
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery

Friday 1 December, 6-8.30pm 
Neo: Kurlana!
It's time for a Neo Ngunyawayiti, or celebration in Kaurna. Join fierce Aboriginal and Torres Starit Islander artists and teen talent as we welcome  Kurlana - new - beginnings. There's artist-led labs, body art, snacks, giveaways and more, so join us to see 2018 out in style!
Cost Free 
Where Lawn and Radford Auditorium 

Sunday 3 December, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery, Wrapping and Weaving
Listen to the tales behind the works of art in TARNANTHI and then wrap and weave your own story into a work of art.
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery

Tuesday 12 December, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
TARNANTHI artist Kent Morris speaks about his work in the exhibition.
Cost Free
Where Galleries 9 & 11

Tuesday 19 December, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Project Officer Artistic Programs, Erin Davidson, discusses various technical feats in TARNANTHI.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 25

Friday 5 January, 5-9pm
First Fridays
Enjoy the soulful sounds of Mi-Kaisha Masella as she embraces her Dharaumbal and Tongan heritage, singing with a maturity beyond her years.  Join Nici Cumpston for a 'Curator's Cut' TARNANTHI floor talk.
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery

Tuesday 9 January, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
TARNANTHI artist Dean Cross speaks about his work in the exhibition.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 25

Tuesday 23 January, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Nici Cumpston, Artistic Director of TARNANTHI, farewells the exhibition.
Cost Free
Where Gallery 25

 
Programs subject to change without notice. 

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