February 2018 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. South Australia art galleries and their February 2018 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.



ACE Open
Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace (West End), Kauna Yarta 5000.
(08) 8211-7505.
Free admission.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
South Australia’s leading organisation for contemporary visual art and artists.

Adelaide Central Gallery
7 Mulberry Road, Glenside 5065.
(08) 8299-7300.
Mon, Tues Thurs-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Wed 9.00 to 7.00. First Sat of exhibition period 1.00 to 4.00.
Feb 12 to March 9 Façade by Fiona Roberts (SA) – an installation focusing on the conflict between perceptions and reality, particularly in terms of the mind, body and home. Perceptions of one’s self is contrasted with one’s own physical façade.

Fiona Roberts, Porcelain White (detail), 2017, ceramic, glaze, acrylic paint, hair, fixings, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Adelaide Central Gallery

Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
University of South Australia
55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0870.
Free admission, all welcome.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 2.00 to 5.00.
Extended hours during the Adelaide Festival (March 3 to 18): open every day 10.00 to 5.00.
Closed on public hols and during exhibition changeover.
March 3 to June 3, 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds. Vernissage Weekend: Sat and Sun, March 3 to 4.

Christian Thompson, Berceuse, 2017, video still. Courtesy the artist, Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne, and Michael Reid, Sydney and Berlin

Christian Thompson, Berceuse, 2017, video still. Courtesy the artist, Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne, and Michael Reid, Sydney and Berlin

Christian Thompson, Berceuse, 2017, three-channel digital video. Courtesy the artist, Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne, and Michael Reid, Sydney and Berlin. Installation view: Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2017. Photograph: Andrew Curtis

Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7000.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Guided tours daily at 11.00 and 2.00.
March 3 to June 3 Adelaide Biennial Of Australian Art: Divided Worlds – well into its second decade, the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art continues to present the best in contemporary art from across the continent, providing a platform for artists to take risks and realise new works and projects of a significant scale and impact. Titled Divided Worlds and featuring 30 leading Australian contemporary artists and collectives, the 2018 Adelaide Biennial presents an allegory of human society, one that meditates on the drama of the cosmos and evolution; on the past and the future; and on beauty and the environment. See more at

Tamara Dean, Elephant ear (Alocasia odora) in Autumn, from the series ‘In our nature’, 2017, pure pigment print on cotton rag, 45 x 60cm. Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney. This work was made in April 2017 in the Adelaide Botanic Garden

12 Compton Street, Adelaide 5000.
Wed-Thurs 1.00 to 4.00, Fri 1.00 to 7.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
FELTdark hours Wed-Sat 6.00 to 12.00, Fri 7.00 to 12.00.
Fri Feb 23 Front Gallery: FELTspace Annual Auction. Preview: Feb 14 to 22.

Flinders University City Gallery
State Library of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7055.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.

GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery
39 Rundle Street, Kent Town 5067.
(08) 8362-6354.
Director: Paul Greenaway.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Feb 28 to April 1 Youssef Nabil: Selected Works – Adelaide Festival of Arts exhibition.

Heartland Studio
558 Marion Road, Plympton Park 5038.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
Jungle Phillips and Frantastic Fran.

Hill Smith Gallery
113 Pirie Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8223-6558
Fax 8227-0678.
Director: Samuel Hill-Smith (member of ACGA).
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 2.00 to 5.00.

Hugo Michell Gallery
260 Portrush Road, Beulah Park 5067.
(08) 8331-8000
Fax 8331-7000.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Feb 8 to March 17 The History of Australia by Richard Lewer.
Also, Tall tales and true by Sally Bourke.

Contemporary Craft & Design
19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8410-0727.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
March 2 to May 6 Gallery One and Two: 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided worlds.

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery at the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre
UniSA Hawke Building, Level 3, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0371.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Thurs 9.00 to 7.00.
Feb 5 to March 16 Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity – showcasing the artwork and artistic talent of East and West African street and visual artists, this exhibition gives a voice to African artists who are working on political, cultural and socially engaged street and visual art. Swift9 will be painting a mural directly onto the gallery wall on March 1 and 2.

SASA Gallery
University of South Australia, Level 2 Kaurna Building, cnr Hindley Street and Fenn Place, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-9274.
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00. Closed Public Hols and during exhibition changeovers.
Feb 12 to March 18 Ritual Intimacy by Christian Thompson.
Extended hours during the Adelaide Festival (March 3 to 18). Open every day 10.00 to 5.00.

Sister Gallery
26 Sixth Street, Bowden 5007.
Artist-run gallery and project space Sister Gallery is a Fontanelle Gallery and Studios supported project.

National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8224-3200.

Barossa Valley Adelaide Hills Greater Adelaide

Barossa Regional Gallery
3 Basedow Road, Tanunda 5352.
(08) 8563 0849.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Tues-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.

at Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Winery, 730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
Feb 17 to April 29 Generate 2017.

Kapunda Community Gallery
67-69 Main Street, Kapunda 5373.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 3.30. Closed Good Friday.
Feb 8 to April 8 Out & About by Joe Dennis.
Also, Beauty in the Broken by Lynn Mack.

SA Regional

Ascot Theatre Gallery
48 Graves Street, Kadina 5554.
(08) 8821-2404.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.30, Sat 9.30 to 11.30.
Jan 29 to Feb 22 Collage to 3 Visions.
Feb 26 to March 29 Bric-a-Brac Sale.

Belalie Art Gallery
6 Irvine Street, Jamestown 5491.
(08) 8664-0455, 8664-1567.
The gallery hosts a vast range of curated exhibitions all year round.
At other times the gallery’s own collection is on display.

Millicent Gallery
Civic Centre, Ridge Terrace, Millicent 5280.
(08) 8733-0903.
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sun 2.00 to 4.00.

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
3 Mary Elie Street, Port Pirie 5540.
(08) 8633-0681.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 11.00 to 3.00.
Feb 2 to March 11 Island to Inland – brings together artworks that explore the unique aspects of Kangaroo Island including the environment, history and isolation, and the way in which they shape the lives of those in the community who call the island home.