Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


Tuesday 24 January, 12.30 pm  
Lunchtime Talk 
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, discusses the collection display ‘Ilm: Art and knowledge in Islam. 
Where  Gallery 19b  

Tuesday 31 January, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Tony Magnusson, Curator of European and North American Art, discusses the themes of perception and deception.
Where Gallery 17 

Wednesday 1 February, 10.30am & 11.30am
Members' guide to the Gallery - The Legacy of Sir Samuel Way

Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free for members, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Function Room

Friday 3 February, 5-9pm
First Fridays

We are firing up Friday night at the Art Gallery by staying open after hours on the first Friday of every month. Hear great talks, unwind to live music and take in the latest exhibitions and displays.
Full Program

Sunday February 5, 11am-3pm 
START at the Gallery - Feathers, Fur and Fins 
START features feathers, fur and fins on family tours and art activities. Embark on a theatrical adventure with Professor Flint, step inside the giant inflatable Eagle for storytelling and join the nylon zoo costume parades.
Age suitability 3-12 years old and their families 
Cost Free 
Where Gallery wide 
Enquiries 08 8207 7578  

Tuesday 7 February 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art, introduces  RED by del kathryn barton.
Where Gallery 9

Tuesday 14 February 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, discusses the collecting habits of Sir Samuel Way, focusing on selected works after John Martin.
Where Gallery 16   

Saturday 18 February, 12-3pm  
NEO Printmaking Mania 
Neo makes a big return in 2017 with a fun-filled afternoon of all things print! Inspired by the Gallery’s display  Contemporary Romantic, featuring works of art by Rick Amor,  go berserk turning your drawings into prints with Neo Artist Ambassadors Kerri-Anne Wright and Jake Holmes.  
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 essential, book online now 

Sunday 19 February, 10.30am
New members' tours

New members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free for members, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge

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 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

Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free for members, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Function Room

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
Where Meet at the North Terrace main entrance

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.
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 Free with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Wednesday 22 March, 10.30am
New members' tour

New Members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free for members, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge
 
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 throwing an exclusive, fun 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 Restless Dance Thearte; Adelaide Central School of Art; Adelaide Fringe; Tandanya; Cirkidz; Australian Dance Theatre; Music SA; Slingsby Theatre Company; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; State Theatre Company South Australia; Windmill Theatre Company; and the Adelaide Film Festival. 
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 essential, opening early February

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 Amorrt
Enjoy a morning tea served 30 minutes prior to your tour.
Cost Free for members, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Function Room

Friday 7 April, 7pm
Versus Rodin Auslan tour

Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry, bookings essential
Where Meet in Gallery 25

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.
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 82077578

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' tour

New Members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free for members, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge

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

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, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Function Room

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  

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

Tuesday 16 May 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Local artist Ben Leslie speaks about his new work created for  Versus Rodin.
Cost Included with  Versus Rodin exhibition entry
Where Gallery 25

Sunday 21 May 10.30am
New members' tour

New Members are introduced to the Gallery with a relaxed morning tea, followed by a complimentary tour.
Cost Free, bookings essential
Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge

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, bookings essential
Where Meet at the North Terrace main entrance

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.
Cost Included with Versus Rodin exhibition entry, bookings essential
Where Meet at the Info Desk, Santos Atrium


Programs subject to change without notice.