Santos Atrium

Events Calendar

Thursday 29 January, 8am
Members' Mornings
Join us for breakfast at Art Gallery Food + Wine followed by an intimate tour of Fashion Icons with Robert Reason, Exhibition Co-ordinating Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts.
Where: Meet in Art Gallery Food + Wine
Cost: $65 per person (Members and their guests), includes exhibition admission. Limited to 20 people.
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7050 or email

Friday 30 January, 5.30-10pm
90’s to now
Fashion Icons Up Late is a social after-dark event featuring live performances and music. With each week dedicated to a different era of fashion, it’s a fun night out for all ages. Get down and Hip Hop your way into the Gallery; enjoy some rad tunes, hip hop dancers and the film Bill Cunningham New York. Refreshments will be available to purchase from Art Gallery Food + Wine.
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: Free, although exhibition admission price applies.

Saturday 31 January, 2−3.30pm
Creative Collisions: Art and Fashion
As fashion moves into traditional fine art museums and galleries, contemporary art for its part is making a mark on the fashion industry, as artists collaborate with designers and fashion houses on a broad range of projects, both commercial and creative. Join Alison Kubler and Mitchell Oakley Smith, Co-authors, Art/Fashion in the 21st Century, and Susan Dimasi, Artisan Designer, Materialbyproduct, for a discussion about the ways in which art and fashion intersect in the twenty-first century, followed by a book signing.
Cost: Free with exhibition admission (please show your exhibition ticket at the door)
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or book online

Sunday 1 February, 11am - 3pm  
START at the Gallery, Strut Your Stuff 
Strut your style on the START fashion runway, enjoy contemporary dance performances and workshops to learn some stylish new moves and join the START Team making and dressing up Fashion Icons and assemble wacky outfits on our collaborative giant felt board.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied

Sunday 8 February, 2pm
The Secret World of Haute Couture
As the highest echelon of the fashion world, haute couture is widely revered but little explained. This fascinating documentary takes you on a journey to meet the millionaire customers that keep the handcrafted industry alive in the twenty-first century. 
60 minutes. Rated PG.
Cost: Free with exhibition admission
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings not necessary but please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Tuesday 3 February, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Gloria Strzelecki, Associate Curator, Australian Paintings and Sculpture speaks about the display Australian Artists in North Africa.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 3C

Tuesday 10 February, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator, Prints, Drawing and Photographs speaks about Rembrandt, Landscape with a cottage and haybarn, 1641. Etching, drypoint on paper.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 18

Tuesday 17 February, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Rusty Kelty speaks about Ichikawa Beian and the Bunjin of Japan, in the collection display An Elegant Pursuit.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 20

Tuesday 24 February, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, speaks on Young Athlete (after a Greek prototype).
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 12

Saturday 28 February, 2.30pm 
Bill Viola, a pioneer of video art in the 1970s, is now considered one of the great masters of the medium and is among the most significant contemporary artists of our time. His work is renowned for its atmospheric purity and haunting beauty. Enjoy the exhibition Bill Viola: Selected Works then join an in conversation style discussion with the artist.
Cost: $20
Bookings Essential: Book Online
Where: Radford Auditorium

Tuesday 3 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Jane Messenger, Curator of European Art speaks about the selected works of Bill Viola.
Cost: Free
Where: Galleries 9, 10 & 11

Tuesday 10 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs speaks about Robyn Stacey, Fontaine de Vaucluse.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 15

Tuesday 17 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Julie Robinson, Senior Curator, Prints , Drawings and Photographs speaks about selected works in the exhibition Trent Parke: The Black Rose.
Cost: Free
Where: In the exhibition

Tuesday 24 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
South Australian artist Louise Haselton, speaks about her work of art, Scrutineers.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 6

Tuesday 31 March, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Maria Zagala, Associate Curator, Prints, Drawings and Photographs speaks about selected works in the exhibition Trent Parke: The Black Rose.
Cost: Free
Where: In the exhibition

Tuesday 7 April, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Robert Reason, Curator of Australian and European Decorative Arts presents a talk on the Lyon Collection of Australian Decorative Art.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 19A

Tuesday 14 April, 12.30pm 
Lunchtime Talk
Trent Parke, photographer, speaks about his exhibition and highlights specific works, key in the development of  The Black Rose project.
Cost: Free
Where: In the exhibition

Programs subject to change without notice.