Santos Atrium

Events Calendar


Tuesday 9 February, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk

Julie Robinson, Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs discusses the photographs of Carol Jerrems in Gallery 6.
Where: Gallery 6
Cost: Free

Friday 12- 28 February, 8.30pm - 1am
FRINGE ILLUMINATIONS
Presented in association with Adelaide Fringe
North Terrace will be transformed into a living canvas of light with Sydney's Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Lights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the façade of the Art Gallery of South Australia into an ever-evolving glass sculpture.
Also being illuminated are the State Library of South Australia and Adelaide University buildings.
Where: North Terrace, Cultural Boulevard
Cost: Free

Tuesday 16 February, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Artist Ian North speaks about his Portrait of Daniel Thomas, c.1987 and Max Dupain’s Portrait of Ian North on display in Gallery 6.
Where: Gallery 6 
Cost: Free

Tuesday 23 February, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Sally Foster, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs discusses the work of Jacques Henri Lartigue and early twentieth century photography in Gallery 6
Where: Gallery 6
Cost: Free

Friday 4 March, 5pm - 9pm
FIRST FRIDAY - MAGIC & MATERIALITY

Be mesmerized by the magic when you join a guided tour of the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object. Hear from exhibiting artists and curator Lisa Slade and watch hair dressing evolve into an art form. Unwind to the velvety vocals of Kelly Menhennett and her band.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free 

Sunday 6 March, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery, Magic and Mystery 
At this magical and mysterious START, sing along with Horace the Wizard that Wasn’t , as he shares some amazing insights into the mysterious world of wizardry. Find out about the extraordinary necklace of raindrops in the storytelling performances and take a tour of Magic Object to inspire your own creation of a magical wearable object.
Where: various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free

Saturday 19 March, 11am - 2pm
MAGIC OBJECT MYSTERY TOUR
Have you ever wondered where dreams go after you wake? The Dream Collector knows and will take you there. Dare to join him on a journey through the curious shadowlands and along the way, discover the secrets to your own dreams, as you creep toward the mysteries that dwell in your very own ‘Wunderkammer’!
Finish with a picnic lunch provided by the Art Gallery.
Where: Meet at the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, UniSA. City West campus, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000.
Tour Finishes at The Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: $60 / $55 Concession / $50 Members / $35 Child (5–12 years) / $155 Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or  BOOK ONLINE   

Sunday 20 March, 10.30am - 3.30pm
INCONCEIVABLE CREATURES! Workshop
Join contemporary artist Lauren Simeoni and create your own zoomorphic creature using mixed media sculpture techniques inspired by Magic Object.
Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: $60/ $55 Concession/ $50 Members. Price includes a light lunch and all materials.
Age suitability: 16 years and over (those under 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE

Friday 1 April, 5pm - 9pm
FIRST FRIDAY – FOOL’S PARADISE
Don’t be an April Fool, meet us at the Gallery for a little magic on April 1 with a guest performance by artist Tom Moore, guided tours of Magic Object and a special snippet theatrical performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Soak up the modern electric-soul sounds of duo Electric Fields.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free

Sunday 3 April, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery, Trickery and Fantasy 
Trickery and Fantasy will set the scene for START in April. Don't be a fool, come and see special theatrical performances of Much Ado About Nothing and find out more about magic in the performance of Joan Aitken’s tale, The Elves in the Shelves. Become a master of illusion as you make your own kinetic work of art.
Where: various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free

Saturday 9 April, 11am - 2pm
MAGIC OBJECT MYSTERY TOUR
Have you ever wondered where dreams go after you wake? The Dream Collector knows and will take you there. Dare to join him on a journey through the curious shadowlands and along the way, discover the secrets to your own dreams, as you creep toward the mysteries that dwell in your very own ‘Wunderkammer’!
Finish with a picnic lunch provided by the Art Gallery.
Where: Meet at the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, UniSA. City West campus, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000.
Tour Finishes at The Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost:$60 / $55 Concession / $50 Members / $35 Child (5–12 years) / $155 Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE 

Sunday 10 April 2016, 10.30am - 3.30pm
SKATEBOARD MAGIC workshop
Inspired by the work presented in Magic Object by Sydney based artist Nell, design your own skateboard deck. Guided by contemporary artist Joshua Searson, use a selection of materials and let your imagination run wild to create your own decorative deck.
Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: $60/ $55 Concession/ $50 Members. Price includes a light lunch and all materials.
Age suitability: 16 years and over (those under 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE

Monday 18 – Friday 22 April 2016, daily at 10am, 11.30am and 1pm
School Holiday Workshops, Magic in Miniature
Make a miniature magical world where you craft your own curiosities. Learn about scale, perspective and unusual materials in these one hour sculpture and mixed media workshops. All workshops commence with a tour of the Magic Object exhibition.
Where: Radford Auditorium
Cost: $10 per participant
Age suitability: (5-12 year olds)
Bookings essential: Call 82077578 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 1 May, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery, Cabinet of Curiosities
Explore the wonder that is the Wunderkammer this START day as you create your own Cabinet of Curiosities while journeying through , take a journey through Magic Object with The Dream Collector. Let Mindblown magician Mickster the Trickster show you a trick or two, then watch a storytelling performance about a girl who learns to skip in her sleep.
Where: various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free

Friday 6 May, 5pm - 9pm
FIRST FRIDAY – ART OF THE UNKNOWN

Learn some of the hidden secrets embedded in works of art on display in Magic Object. Experience a special contemporary dance performance by the Australian Dance Theatre and be entertained by the magic of fire. Take a trip to the mystical crossroads with sounds from Koral and the Goodbye Horses.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: Free

Saturday 14 May, 11am - 2pm
MAGIC OBJECT MYSTERY TOUR
Have you ever wondered where dreams go after you wake? The Dream Collector knows and will take you there. Dare to join him on a journey through the curious shadowlands and along the way, discover the secrets to your own dreams, as you creep toward the mysteries that dwell in your very own ‘Wunderkammer’!
Finish with a picnic lunch provided by the Art Gallery.
Where: Meet at the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, UniSA. City West campus, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000.
Tour Finishes at The Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost:$60 / $55 Concession / $50 Members / $35 Child (5–12 years) / $155 Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE

Sunday 15 May 2016, 9.00am - 1.00pm
THE MAGIC OF LIGHT PAINTING Workshop

Enrol now with artist Denis Smith for a light painting workshop. Light painting is an innovative form of photography, accessible to all ages and abilities. This four hour sessions will introduce participants to the magic of light painting whereby light painting images are created live. All equipment provided.
Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia. Please enter through gates at the rear of the Gallery.
Cost: $80 / $70 members / $75 concession. Price includes morning tea.
Age suitability: 16 years and over (those under 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE 

Sunday 15 May 2016, 1.30pm - 5.30pm
THE MAGIC OF LIGHT PAINTING Workshop
Enrol now with artist Denis Smith for a light painting workshop. Light painting is an innovative form of photography, accessible to all ages and abilities. This four hour sessions will introduce participants to the magic of light painting whereby light painting images are created live. All equipment provided.
Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia.
Cost: $80 / $70 members / $75 concession. Price includes morning tea.
Age suitability: 16 years and over (those under 18 years need to be accompanied by an adult)
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or BOOK ONLINE

Programs subject to change without notice.