Member Events

Member Events

Members not only support the Gallery, they also receive discounted tickets to all our events and gain access to an exclusive program of Members-only activities, including these events coming up:

New Members’ Welcome Tours
If you’ve recently become a Member, come in for a relaxed morning tea and introductory tour of the Gallery with our compliments.
Email us to register your attendance or telephone 08 8207 7050.            

Sunday 22 November 2015 at 10.30am
Wednesday 9 December 2015 at 10.30am
Wednesday 20 January 2016 at 10.30am

Members’ Guide to the Gallery
On the first Wednesday of the month the Gallery Guides present a special tour for Members. Join us before the tour for morning tea in the Function Room from10am, tour commencing at 10.30am. Please register your attendance with the membership office by telephoning 08 8207 7050.            
Wednesday 4 November 2015 Indigenous Art Highlights Part 1
Wednesday 2 December 2015 Indigenous Art Highlights Part 2
No tour in January 2016

Members' Exclusive Preview of the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition
Thanks to our friends at the National Trust of South Australia, Members are invited to an exclusive preview.  Be the first to see this exhibition at Ayers House before it opens for general viewing. All the 1920s elegance and glamour of the ABC-TV hit series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries will be on display at Ayers House Museum. The Adelaide season will run at Ayers House from 16 November 2015 to 14 February 2016 and follows the enormous success of the exhibition in Melbourne.

When: Saturday 14 November, 3-5pm 
Where: Ayers House Museum, 288 North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: $40 Members and guests (includes guided tour of the exhibition followed by drinks on the veranda) 
Bookings essential:  The event is FULLY BOOKED. Please call 08 8207 7035 for more information. 


Members' End of Year Party
Celebrate TARNANTHI at our End of Year Party.  Enjoy a curator-led tour of part of the exhibition, fine wine, themed-canapés, live jazz and double discount in the Gallery Shop on the night.
The party will be preceded by a presentation by the Director, Nick Mitzevich on the 2016 exhibition program, to be held at 5.30pm in the Radford Auditorium. Places are limited for this talk.

When: Thursday 3 December 2015 6-8.30pm
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: $70
Bookings: RSVP by Wednesday 25 November. Call 08 8207 7035 or book online.

Members' Book Club
Get involved with our Book Club exclusively for Members! The Book Club meets for an hour a month from February to November, with meetings facilitated by Gallery Guides.  The Gallery Shop is offering a discount to Book Club Members' on book list purchases.   

2015 Reading List
February discussion Night Street by Kristel Thornell
March discussion Bill: The Life of William Dobell by Scott Bevan
April discussion Drawn From Life by Stella Bowen
May discussion The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
June discussion The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
July discussion  Keeping the World Away by Margaret Forster 
August discussion Far from a still life: Margaret Olley by Meg Stewart 
September discussion Carpentaria by Alexis Wright 
October - no Book Club meetings this month 
November discussion  The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt

2016 Reading List available soon
Cost: Free to Members
Where: various locations in the Art Gallery
Bookings essential: LIMITED PLACES call 08 8207 7050 to register for 2016 Book Club groups.

Be inspired by the world of contemporary art with the Contemporary Collectors Program presented exclusively for members of  Contemporary Collectors.
Find out more about upcoming Contemporary Collectors events here.
For further information on Contemporary Collectors membership or upcoming events phone the Contemporary Collectors Coordinator or email:

The Foundation is the major benefaction group at the Art Gallery of South Australia. For further information about the Foundation please phone 08 8207 7040 or email:



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