Santos Atrium

Events Calendar

 

Sunday 27 July, 1pm
Weekend Talk
Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs focuses on early and late works of the Thames River, produced by Menpes.
Cost: Free
Where: Meet at the entrance to the exhibition.

Sunday 27 July, 11.30am
Gallery Shop Storytelling
Head into the Gallery Shop for story time! Hear the tale of The Fearsome, Frightening, Ferocious Box by Frances Watts and David Legge.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery Shop

Tuesday 29 July, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art examines Mortimer Menpes’s understanding of India through his own social environment.
Cost: Free
Where: In the Exhibition

Sunday 3 August, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery,
Copy a Copy
Celebrate SALA (South Australian Living Artists Festival) 2014 with the START Art Prize. The START Art Prize will showcase works of art made by children at START. Come for a look at this special exhibition by South Australia's youngest living artists and stay for the opening party. 
Cost: Free, all materials supplied
Where: various locations in the Gallery

Tuesday 5 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Jo Peoples, Performing Art Collection, Adelaide Festival Centre talks about the costume designs by Dorrit Black and the artist’s relationship to
the Adelaide Theatre & Dance community of the 1940s.
Cost: Free
Where: In the Exhibition

Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 August, 10am-4pm
Modern Methods - Still life oil painting workshop
Dorrit Black promoted design as the basis of all great art. Join Adelaide artist Lisa Young for a weekend workshop exploring the classical principles of modern design using the still life. All materials supplied. Places are limited.
Cost: $250, Members $200 
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035  or  Book online  

Saturday 9 August, 1pm
Weekend Talk
Elle Freak, Associate Curator of Australian Painting, Sculpture and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art leads a tour of Dorrit Black: unseen forces.
Cost: Free
Where: Meet at the entrance to the exhibition.

Tuesday 12 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk 
Tracey Lock-Weir, Curator of Australian Paintings & Sculpture and Curator of  Dorrit Black: unseen forces, speaks about selected works in the exhibition.
Cost: Free
Where: In the Exhibition

Saturday 16 August, 1pm
Dorrit Black Lecture: In the Company of Others
Dr Catherine Speck examines the work of Dorrit Black and other leading Australian modernists.
Cost: Free
Where: Function Room
*Fully booked*

Sunday 17 August, 10am-4pm
Associated SALA Event: Artists, Writers and Curators in Conversation
This SALA event brings together local talent for a discussion about a creative future.
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Book online

Sunday 17 August, 1pm
Weekend Talk
Julie Robinson considers Menpes as a travel artist.
Cost: Free
Where: Meet at the entrance to the exhibition.

Tuesday 19 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Professor Catherine Speck considers a range of works by Dorrit Black depicting rural endeavour, industry and recreational pursuits.
Cost: Free
Where: In the Exhibition

Saturday 23 August, 1pm
Weekend Talk
Tracey Lock-Weir speaks about Dorrit Black and her leading role as a teacher, advocate and exhibitor of modern art in Adelaide from 1935-51.
Cost: Free
Where: Meet at the entrance to the exhibition.

Sunday 24 August, 1pm
Weekend Talk
Maria Zagala, Associate Curator: Prints, Drawings & Photographs speaks about Menpes's late and evocative landscape prints.
Cost: Free
Where: Meet at the entrance to the exhibition.

Sunday 24 August, 10.30am – 5pm
START in the park for SALA ON SHOW

Celebrate the final day of the SALA festival and join the START team making art in the park.  This huge day of visual art activities includes a pop-up gallery with art works for sale, artists in residence, family art workshops and entertainment throughout the day.
Cost:  SALA on Show on Sunday 24 August
Where: Soldiers Memorial Garden and Unley Shopping Centre on Unley Road, Unley.

Tuesday 26 August, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
John Russell, music lover and winemaker speaks about his joy and passion for the works of art by Mortimer Menpes.
Cost: Free
Where: In the Exhibition 

Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 August, 10am - 4pm 
Face to Face - portraiture oil painting workshop
Learn the ideas and techniques of cubist portraiture with Adelaide artist Deidre But-Husaim. Work with oil paint and pastel to create your own portraits inspired by the masters of modernism. Places are limited.
Cost: $250, Members $200 
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035  or Book online

Saturday 6 September 11am-1pm
Mongolian Calligraphy Workshop
Included in the display Brush and ink: Contemporary Asian calligraphy are a selection of recent works by Mongolian calligraphers utilizing classic script, comprised of ninety letters connected vertically by continuous strokes, which evoke ancient literary culture as well as nomadic life. In this workshop a skilled Mongolian calligrapher will share their technique of Mongolian calligraphy and guide you through your own attempts of this beautiful art form.
Limited to 20 people
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 8207 7035 or e-mail agsabookings@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Saturday 6 September, 2-4pm
An afternoon with Mortimer Menpes
On the penultimate day of the exhibition, hear three speakers present their perspectives on Menpes. John Payne, Senior Conservator of Painting, National Gallery of Victoria, will speak about Menpes’s frames; Dr Gary Morgan, art historian and author, will talk about Menpes’s prints, and Exhibition Curator Julie Robinson will present her final perspectives on the exhibition. It’s a great opportunity to talk with experts first-hand and gain rare insights.
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 08 8207 7035 or book online

Sunday 7 September, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery, Scholars and Scrolls
Design and decorate a Japanese rice paper scroll this START day after looking at the display Brush, ink, paper: Contemporary Japanese and Mongolian calligraphy.
Cost: Free, all materials supplied
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery.

Tuesday 9 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Artist Nicolas Folland speaks about his work on display in The extreme climate of Nicolas Folland.
Cost: Free
Where: Galleries 9 & 10.

Sunday 14 September 11am-1pm
Hiroko Watanabe Calligraphy Workshop
For the first time in Australia the Art Gallery will present the monumental, calligraphic installations of artist/commercial designer Hiroko Watanabe (b. 1970, Nagoya, Japan).
Hiroko Watanabe (1970, Nagoya, Japan) whose work incorporates both performance and installation will share her passion and experience of calligraphy and guide participants in creating their own calligraphic masterpieces. To inspire participates Hiroko Watanabe will demonstrate in her performance based style one of her calligraphic works at the beginning of the workshop.
Limited to 20 people
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium
Bookings essential: Call 8207 7035 or e-mail agsabookings@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Sunday 14 September 2pm
Film Screening
The Great Passage (船を編む) 2013
Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability with words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, he becomes immersed in the world of dictionaries. But the team is overwhelmed with problems. Will 'The Great Passage' ever be completed?
134 min
Not Rated
Cost: Free
Where: Radford Auditorium

Tuesday 16 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Jane Messenger, Curator of European Art speaks about our splendid masterwork Camille Pissarro’s Prairie à Éragny.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 17

Tuesday 23 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Rusty Kelty, Assistant Curator, Asian art speaks about the display of contemporary Japanese and Mongolian calligraphy.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 21

Tuesday 30 September, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Maria Zagala, Associate Curator, Prints, Drawings and Photographs speaks on the display of Piranesi prints.
Cost: Free
Where: Gallery 8

Tuesday 14 October, 12.30pm
Lunchtime Talk
Lisa Slade, Curator of The extreme climate of Nicolas Folland, speaks about selected works on display .
Cost: Free
Where: Galleries 9 & 10

Wednesday 19 November, 6pm (tour starts at 6.20pm)
FEAST Fashion Icons
Join Robert Reason, Curator of Decorative Arts, for a Feast Festival exclusive after-hours tour of Fashion Icons: From the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Parisian style at its best. An inspiring composite portrait of contemporary haute couture since 1947, from Christian Dior’s New Look to the minimalism of the 1990s. Ticket price includes entry, private tour and a glass of wine. Limited places available.
Cost: $30
Where:
Art Gallery of South Australia, entry via the Western Laneway
Bookings essential: book online
Enquiries Call 08 82077035 or email agsabookings@artgallery.sa.gov.au



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