Member Events

Member Events

Members not only support the Gallery, they also receive discounted tickets to all our events and gain access to an exclusive program of Members-only activities, including these events coming up:

New Members’ Welcome Tours
If you’ve recently become a Member, come in for a relaxed morning tea and introductory tour of the Gallery with our compliments. Email us to register your attendance or telephone 08 8207 7050. 

Wednesday 18 June 2014 at 10.30am
Wednesday 16 July 2014 at 10.30am
Sunday 24 August 2014 at 10.30am
Wednesday 17 September 2014 at 10.30am 

Members’ Guide to the Gallery
On the first Wednesday of the month the Gallery Guides present a special tour for Members. Join us before the tour for morning tea in the Members’ Lounge at 10am or meet at the Information Desk in the Atrium at 10.30am to join the tour. Please register your attendance with the membership office by telephoning
08 8207 7050.  

Wednesday 2 July 2014 Dorrit Black: unseen forces
Wednesday 6 August 2014 The World of Mortimer Menpes: painter, etcher, raconteur
Wednesday 3 September 2014 Bling through the Ages / Painful Experiences

Members' Book Club
Get involved with our new Book Club exclusively for Members! The Book Club meets for an hour a month from February to November, with meetings facilitated by Gallery Guides.  The Gallery Shop is offering a discount to Book Club Members' on book list purchases. 

May discussion   The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal
June discussion The Heart Garden by Janine Burke
July discussion An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
August discussion Mistress, Model, Muse and Mentor by Robert Julian Hafner
September discussion Ruby Moonlight by Ali Cobby Eckermann
October discussion Heysen to Heysen: Selected letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen by Catherine Speck
November discussion Australian Notebooks by Betty Churcher 
Cost: Free to Members
Where: various locations in the Art Gallery Collection
Bookings essential: LIMITED PLACES call 08 8207 7050.

After Hours Private Viewing
Foundation and Gallery Members are invited to a private viewing of The World of Mortimer Menpes: painter, etcher, raconteur. Exhibition Curator Julie Robinson will present for the first time several significant works by Menpes supported through the Foundation including a collection comprising 800 original etchings and drawings given by H.E. Bowden and M.J.M. Carter AO and Japanese street scene, 1887-88, oil on panel given by M.J.M. Carter AO in honour of the exhibition.
When: Thursday 17 July, 5.30-7pm
Cost: $45
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 

Masterwork Official Unveiling
Friday 22 August

Art Gallery Members are invited to attend the official launch of the major new acquisition, Camille Pissarro's Prairie à Éragny, 1886, oil on canvas. It will be on public display in the Melrose Wing of European Art fromSaturday 23 August 2014.
Bookings: Invitations will be posted with additional details.


Fashioin Icons Teaser Talk
Be among the first to hear about Fashion Icons: from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris at Members-only teaser talks by Robert Reason, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts.  Robert will present highlights of the haute couture garments created by France's leading fashion designers to be included in this exhibition. Fashion Icons opens exclusively at the Art Gallery of South Australia on 25 October 2014.

When: Thursday 28 August, 10.30am OR Thursday 25 September, 5.30pm
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035
Cost: $15 Members

Be inspired by the world of contemporary art through special events, presented exclusively for Contemporary Collectors Members. 

For further information phone Contemporary Collectors on 08 8207 7572 or email Contemporary Collectors


To enquire about the Foundation please phone 08 8207 7040 or read more here