Santos Atrium

Events Calendar

Articulate Guided Tours - General Collection 

Daily, 11am & 2pm
Free
Take a tour of our outstanding collections with a Gallery Guide.
Meet: North Terrace main entrance

Weekday & Weekender Talks
Daily, 12.30pm
Free
Meet: North Terrace main entrance

AUSLAN Tours
Regular Auslan interpreted guided tours are presented free of charge for deaf and hearing-impaired patrons. Each tour offers a new topic, with Collection highlights the perfect tour for first time visitors.
Special tours may be organised by appointment.
Information and bookings: email or 08 8207 7005.

Friday 18 April, 11am & 2pm
Easter at the Gallery
Take a tour with Bishop Ian George and the Corinthian Singers that focuses on key religious works of art that evoke the Easter message.
Cost: Free
Where: Tours meet at the North Terrace main entrance.

Saturday 19 April, 11am
Easter at the Gallery
Join Father Anthony Kain, Parish Priest, for a tour that considers works of art that bring to our consciousness contemporary issues and our place in the world.
Cost: Free
Where: Tours meet at the North Terrace main entrance.

Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 April, 10am, 11.30am: 5-8 year olds, 1pm: 9-12 year olds
Bust Up School Holiday Workshops
Make a sculptural bust inspired by the works of Dark Heart artists Brendan Huntley and Ah Xian using air dry clay, paint and found objects.
Cost: $5 per child
Where: Radford Auditorium
*These workshops are now fully subscribed*

Tuesday 22 April, 12.30pm
Dark Heart Lunchtime Talk
Serena Wong, 2014 Adelaide Biennial Assistant, talks about the work of Dark Heart artist Rosemary Laing.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 9

Sunday 27 April, 1pm
Dark Heart Art Writing Masterclass
Led by artist and writer Peter Drew, this practical workshop introduces participants to the art of writing through the lens of the 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart.
Limited to 40 participants.
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium 
Bookings essential: limited places available.
*This masterclass is now fully subscribed*

Saturday 26 April, 1pm
Dark Heart Artist Talk
Hear from 2014 Adelaide Biennial artist Trent Park as he discusses his works of art in Dark Heart.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 23

Tuesday 29 April, 12.30pm
Dark Heart Lunchtime Talk
Lisa Slade, Project Curator, examines the work of Dark Heart artists Lynette Wallworth and Martumili Artists.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery  23

Thursday 1 May, 6.00pm
Masterpieces of Coonawarra, Tasting Australia 2014
Art Gallery Food + Wine present fine art and fine food in a feast for the senses. In conjunction with the Tasting Australia Festival, Masterpieces of Coonawarra will showcase a dinner of seasonal Limestone Coast produce, featuring Mayura Station Wagyu and Robe seafood, all carefully matched to Katnook, Majella and Balnaves wines. Guests will be treated to a private viewing of the 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art with Gallery Director Nick Mitzevich.
Tickets are limited so please book to avoid missing out on this special event!
Cost: $99 per person
Where: Art Gallery Food + Wine, Art Gallery of South Australia
Bookings essential:  email or Ph 08 8232 4366

Sunday 4 May. 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery
House of Cards
 
Tread lightly families; there is a house of cards in the Art Gallery. Join the START team as we introduce you to the work of Dark Heart artist Tony Albert and help you cut, fold and shape your own house of cards in response.
Cost: Free

Tuesday 6 May, 12.30pm
Dark Heart Lunchtime Talk
Nick Mitzevich, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia and curator of Dark Heart speaks about Biennial artists Alex Seton and Ben Quilty.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 24

Saturday 10 May, 1pm
Dark Heart Artist Talk
Hear from 2014 Adelaide Biennial curator Nick Mitzevich as he discusses works of art in Dark Heart.
Cost: Free
Where: in the exhibition

Tuesday 13 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Russell Kelty, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, talks about Allegory III by Endo Toshikatsu.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 20

Sunday 18 May, 11am, 12 noon, 2pm & 3pm
Museum Collections make Connections
As part of the About Time history festival, children and families are invited to join a special ‘glass cases’ tour. Discover some of our most precious objects housed in display cases around the Gallery. Then visit The Studio to make a miniature display box for some of your favourite things. Start your life-long passion for collecting at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free
Location: North Terrace main entrance

Tuesday 20 May, 12.30pm
Dark Heart Lunchtime Talk
Nici Cumpston, Artistic Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Festival, talks about the work of Dark Heart artists from Tjala Arts.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 9

Tuesday 27 May, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Jennifer Harris, Author, Lecturer and long time Gallery Guide will speak about the exhibition Netsuke and Other Miniatures from the Japanese Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 20

Sunday 1 June, 11am-3pm
START at the Gallery
Lace It Up
Children will be lacing up this START day looking at the bobbin and needle lace work on display. Join the START Team as we let you loose weaving and looping your own threaded patterns.
This month is also your first chance to make a work of art for the START Art Prize. Make a work with as much detail as you can and leave it with the START Team. Entries will be on display at the August START day.
Cost: Free

Knowing Netsuke
Saturday 19 July, 2pm
Gallery visitors are always delighted by the detail of Japanese Netsuke, here is your chance to hear from the experts.
2pm - Max Carter AO, gallery patron recounts his discovery of netsuke
2.30pm - Jennifer Harris, Curator, Netsuke and other miniatures discusses iconography, aesthetics and wonder
3.15pm - Catherine Truman, contemporary jeweller and object-maker speaks about her practice and the influence of netsuke
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: more information here or Book online


Programs subject to change without notice.