First Fridays

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.

Think of the Gallery as a launch pad for your weekend; have a bite to eat and something to drink at Art Gallery Food + Wine, browse in the Gallery Shop and immerse yourself in art and culture with an amazing mix of eclectic characters – then lose yourself in the city as you head off to other gigs, shows and events.

When The first Friday of every month, 5-9pm
Where Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost Free admission. Charges may apply for special exhibitions or events.
Enquiries Call 08 8207 7000 or email agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au 


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NEXT UP FOR FIRST FRIDAYS: 

FRIDAY 5 JANUARY
NEW YEAR - NEW SOUNDS
Enjoy the soulful sounds of two emerging songstresses - Mi-Kaisha Masella and Kaiit, both performers draw upon their cultural heritage to sing with maturity beyond their years. Masella embraces her Dharaumbal and Tongan heritage while for Kaiit, growing up between Australia and Papua New Guinea, has provided endless inspiration. Join TARNANTHI Artistic Director Nici Cumpston for a 'Curator's Cut' of the exhibition, then hear from TARNANTHI artist Ricky Maynard talk about his work in the exhibition.

TARNANTHI
Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art

GUIDED TOURS - 5pm & 7pm

Take a tour with one of our dedicated Gallery Guides and learn more about selected works of art in TARNANTHI.
Where: Meet at the information desk – Atrium
AUSLAN INTERPRETED TOUR – 7pm
The 7pm tour of TARNANTHI will be accompanied by an accredited Auslan interpreter for Deaf and Hard of Hearing visitors.
Where: Meet at the information desk – Atrium

MUSIC PERFORMANCE - 5.30pm
Be blown away by Kaitt’s ability to effortlessly shift from rap to R’n’B. Kaitt’s harmonies and soulful scat-singing are not be missed!
Where: Sculpture Courtyard

CURATORS CUT– 6pm
Join TARNANTHI Artistic Director Nici Cumpston for a 'Curator's Cut' of the exhibition, then hear from TARNANTHI artist Ricky Maynard talk about his work in the exhibition.
Where: Meet in Gallery 24

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE - 7.30pm
Mi-Kaisha Masella embraces her Dharaumbal and Tongan heritage and sings with a maturity beyond her years. Enjoy Masella and her band who collectively will send shivers down your spine.
Where: Sculpture Courtyard
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FUTURE FIRST FRIDAYS:

HAND MADE IN CHINA
Friday 2 February, 5pm

Join us for a closer look at the display China and the World. Hear more about the exhibition and experience the calming meditation that is the Chinese martial art of Tai Chi. Learn about the influence of Chinese porcelain on contemporary Australian artists and top off the night with a good luck Chinese Lion Dance.


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