Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


Friday 4 September, 5-9pm
First Friday
 
Koto performance, Harvest Dance performance and launch of the exhibition, The Power of Pattern: The Ayako Mitsui Collection. Enjoy Japanese-inspired cuisine and cocktails!
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia, entry via the Western Laneway
Cost: Free admission.
Enquiries Call 08 8207 7000 or email
agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Full Program

Sunday 6 September, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery,   The Power of Pattern
 
START at the Gallery is celebrating Japanese art and culture with traditional folkloric dancing, Taiko Drumming and Koto musical performances.  START artists can get creative cutting stencils to make a framed sunprint or making patterns with the giant building blocks of the Imagination Playground and on special guided tours of The Power of the Pattern: The Ayako Mitsui Collection explore the immense variety of designs created by Japanese artists working in katagami and shibori dyeing. 


Lunchtime Talk
Tuesday 8 September, 12.30pm
Join Gloria Strzelecki, Associate Curator, Australian Paintings and Sculpture, as she discusses the new Dora Chapman display.
Where: Gallery 5
Cost: Free

Saturday 12 September, 11am
The Great Museum
A film by Johannes Holzhausen
The Great Museum offers a peak behind the scenes of the world famous Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and portrays a public cultural institution trying to maintain its integrity by balancing budgetary issues with competitive pressures. It also introduces the viewer to the complex roles of museum staff, the interdependency of various divisions and the considerable challenges that art museums face in presenting engaging new displays and managing public perceptions. For all aspiring young curators, museums studies students and anybody else who has ever wanted to work in a museum…a film not to be missed!
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings Essential Call 08 8207 7035 or Book Online
Cost: Free

Sunday 13 September, 2pm
The Great Museum
A film by Johannes Holzhausen
The Great Museum offers a peek behind the scenes of the world famous Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and portrays a public cultural institution trying to maintain its integrity by balancing budgetary issues with competitive pressures. It also introduces the viewer to the complex roles of museum staff, the interdependency of various divisions and the considerable challenges that art museums face in presenting engaging new displays and managing public perceptions. For all aspiring young curators, museums studies students and anybody else who has ever wanted to work in a museum…a film not to be missed!
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings Essential Call 08 8207 7035 or Book Online
Cost: Free

Tuesday 15 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Jennifer Harris, independent curator of The Power of Pattern: The Ayako Mitsui Collection will speak about the display in gallery 20.
Where: Gallery 20
Cost: Free

Tuesday 22 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Jason Sims, artist, speaks about his display which embodies a fresh perspective on light-based, multi-media artworks in gallery 6.
Where: Gallery 6
Cost:
Free

Sunday 27 September, 2pm
Oz Asia Artist Presentation
Melati Suryodarmo | Indonesia

Join Melati Suryodarmo in person for a conversation following her world premiere presentation of 24,901 miles. Melati will discuss the inspiration and process for developing her new work and also the influences that have informed other seminal works which she is renowned for.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: Free
No bookings required but please arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Monday 28 September – Friday 2 October, 10am, 11.30am, and 1pm
School Holiday Program
The Power of Pattern Tying and Dyeing
Enjoy a guided tour of The Power of Pattern: The Ayako Mitsui Collection and have fun using the techniques of tying and clamping to create your own powerful patterns on a tote bag to take home.
When: 10am, 11.30am (for 5 to 8-year-olds) and 1pm (for 9 to 12-year olds)
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: $10 per child
Bookings essential. Call 8207 7005 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Monday 28 September, 6pm
Oz Asia Artist presentation
Tatsuo Miyajima | Japan
Renowned as one of Japan’s foremost sculptors and installation artists, Tatsuo Miyajima reveals the philosophy behind his core artistic concepts and the importance of references to time in his work. His latest light installation, which centers on his use of digital light-emitting diode (LED) counters, features in the OzAsia Festival commissioned Australia/Japan dance production Spectra. Image credit: Nobutada Omote.
Where: Radford AUditorium
Cost: Free
No bookings required but please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Tuesday 29 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Robert Reason, Curator of Decorative Arts speaks about the new display of indigenous decorative arts in gallery 19A.
Where: Gallery 19A
Cost: Free

Tuesday 6 – Thursday 8 October 2015, 10am-1pm 
Power of Pattern Exploring Shibori
Experience the art of shibori dyeing in the school holidays in this introductory workshop inspired by the display The Power of Pattern: The Ayako Mitsui Collection. Participants will explore shibori techniques of fabric gathering, sewing, clamping and pole wrapping learning how to design and create intricate patterns on fabric using natural dyes to make a tote bag or cushion cover.
When:  daily workshops at 10am – 1pm, Tuesday 6 – Thursday 8 October 2015
Cost: $30
Age suitability: (13-16 year olds). 
Bookings essential, limited places. To register your interest, call 8207 7005 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au


Programs subject to change without notice.

Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied

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