May 2013 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 gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. South Australia art galleries and their May 2013 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
Adelaide Central Gallery
7 Mulberry Road (enter via Gate 1, 226 Fullarton Road), Glenside 5065.
Gallery Manager: Gloria Strzelecki.
Opening of the New Adelaide Central Gallery from May 20: Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00.
May 20 to June 15 (opening Sat May 18, 3-5pm) 30 Years of Adelaide Central School of Art: The first six years Bloor Court 1982-1988, including works by Kay Lawrence, Leo Neuhofer, Christopher Orchard, Anna Platten, Hossein Valamanesh, Rory Richardson and Rod Taylor.
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
University of South Australia, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
Director: Erica Green.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 2.00 to 5.00.
May 3 to July 5 Lipman Karas Gallery 1 & Bestec Gallery 2: unDisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial featuring contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists whose daring exploration of new fields of practice and artistic vision, inform and redefine contemporary Indigenous art as we presently know it. Gallery 3: Simon Terrill: Crowd Theory Adelaide. Samstag’s Gallery 3 will play host to a selection of Simon Terrill’s spectacularly immersive images from the ‘Crowd Theory Adelaide’ performance event held in Victoria Square/Tarndanyangga on Feb 27 2013. Through this random orchestration of bodies in site-specific venues, ‘Crowd Theory’ seeks to expand upon accepted definitions and perceptions of what constitutes a ‘community’ and how this converges with the notion and implications of a ‘crowd’.
Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Guided tours daily at 11.00 and 2.00.
To May 19 Turner from the Tate: The Making of a Master.
Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia (CACSA)
14 Porter Street, Parkside 5063.
(08) 8272-2682, Fax 8373-4286.
Director: Alan Cruickshank.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
12 Compton Street, Adelaide 5000.
Wed-Sat 1.00 to 4.00 or by appt.
May 2 to 25 (opening Wed May 1, 6-8pm) Front Gallery: Record by Hayley Brandon.
Also, Hirsute collection by Lee Salomone.
Flinders University City Gallery
State Library of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7055, Fax 8201-2543.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
May 4 to July 14 Not Dead Yet: Therese Ritchie and Chips Mackinolty – a retrospective exhibition. Therese Ritchie and Chips Mackinolty are pioneers of a powerful and persuasive graphic art of protest, propaganda and peoples’ politics. Based in the Northern Territory they have worked “together, sideways and apart” for more than three decades, capturing the lives, landscapes and major events that have defined this region as their “home” and an enduring Australian frontier.
Greenaway Art Gallery
39 Rundle Street, Kent Town 5067.
(08) 8362-6354, Fax 8362-0890.
Director: Paul Greenaway.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 6.00.
May 15 to June 23 Santiago Sierra, and Darren Siwes.
The Hawke Centre’s Kerry Packer Civic Gallery
UniSA Hawke Building, Level 3, cnr Fenn Place and North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00.
Community gallery available for use by not-for-profit groups.
May 7 to 29 From Changi to SA – the cartoon legacy of POW Bettany.
Hill Smith Gallery
113 Pirie Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8223-6558, Fax 8227-0678.
Director: Samuel Hill-Smith (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 2.00 to 5.00.
May 11 to June 8 Celia Gullet and George Raftopoulos.
Also, First Floor Gallery: Behind the Scenes: The Australian Ballet on the International Stage by Lisa Tomasetti.
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.
May 2 to June 1 Lucas Grogan.
Contemporary Craft and Design
19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 8 GalleryOne: Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory. GalleryTwo: ReCollections.
Jungle’s Art Studio
558 Marion Road, Plympton Park 5038.
University of South Australia, Level 2 Kaurna Building, cnr Hindley Street and Fenn Place, Adelaide 5000.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.
To May 10 Ordinary Escapes and Other Magic by Celeste Aldahn and Ray Harris.
May 21 to June 27 At the interstices of clockwork by Elizabeth Bevan-Parrella, Cathy Frawley, Elizabeth Hetzel and Tyler Rock.
Sussex Street ARTSPACE
1 Sussex Street (rear warehouse), Glenelg 5045.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Salon, including works by Reg Mombassa, Euan Macleod, Gerry Wedd, Clinton Habib, Paul Blake, Evan Salmon, Joe Frost, Jack Britten, Hector Jandany, Dennis Nona, George Ward, Eileen Napaltjarri, Freda Warlapini and others.
National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 5000.
Free entry. Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
May 3 to June 16 Angelina Parfitt.
May 3 to June 30 (opening Fri May 10, 6-8pm) My Time Dreaming: Shane Cook, Identifying Culture: Amy Pfitzner, and From Home: Faxah Fah Walsh.
Check the website for artist talk details.
At Fisher Jeffries & Adelaide Central Markets, 1/19 Gouger St, Adelaide, 5251.
(08) 8339-6747, 0431-187-558.
9.00 to 5.00.
To May 20 365Cups: a cup a day – works by 73 artists celebrating the JamFactory’s 40th birthday.