June 2017 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 June 2017 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.
June 13 to July 14 Four Points – Bernadette Klavins, Michael Schaefer, Timmi Tsapaliaris and Luke Wilcox – new works by recent graduates of the School.

Michael Schaefer, Process S Zeitgebers (video still), 2017. 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.
Late on selected Thurs for ART AFTER DARK events.
Closed public hols and during exhibition changeovers.
To June 9 The Ocean After Nature. Also, Troubled Waters. Read more…
June 30 to Sept 1 The Summation of Force by Trent Parke and Narelle Autio. In association with Closer Productions, presented for the SALA Festival.
Also, Michelle Nikou: a e i o u for the SALA Festival and FRAN Festival.

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.
To July 2 Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. Auguste Rodin was an artist who redefined the idea of the body in sculpture. Marking 100 years since his death in 1917, Rodin’s legacy is the wellspring of this major exhibition exclusive to the Art Gallery of South Australia. Through a series of duets and duels, Rodin’s work is brought into conversation with over 200 modern and contemporary works of art by Louise Bourgeois, Antony Gormley, William Kentridge, Bharti Kher, Rosemary Laing, Ugo Rondinone and Kara Walker among others. Book online, or in person at

Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time, 2017, installation view at Art Gallery of South Australia

May 27 to Aug 27, 2017 Ramsay Art Prize. This prize changes the way we view artists under 40 and value their work in the canon of contemporary art. Supported by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation in perpetuity, the $100,000 acquisitive prize will be awarded to one of 21 finalists. Working across diverse mediums including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, installation, sound, digital and performance art, the prize appeals to artists and audiences alike, inviting them to think beyond constraints of theme or medium. Read more…

2017 Ramsay Art Prize winner Sarah Contos with her work Sarah Contos Presents: The Long Kiss Goodbye, 2016, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017

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.
June 8 to 24 (opening Wed June 7, 5.30pm) Front Gallery: Since the invention of the kiss… by Christina Peek (SA). Back Gallery: It’s Complicated by Jake Holmes (SA). FELTdark: Primary by Michael Schaefer (SA).

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 (enter through laneway), Kent Town 5067.
(08) 8362-6354
Fax 8362-0890.
Director: Paul Greenaway.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
May 31 to June 23 Nasim Nasr.
June 28 to July 23 Peter Atkins and Anna Horne.

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.
June 3 to 17 Form – Donovan Christie, Andrew Clarke and Yanni Floros.

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.
To June 24 Prayers by Lucas Grogan.
Also, South, North to Indented Head by Tia Ansell, Matt Arbuckle and Gabrielle Curtin. Curated by Richard Lewer.

Matt Arbuckle, Public With Others, 2017, oil on linen, 61 x 71.5cm (diptych). Courtesy the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery

Contemporary Craft & Design
19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8410-0727.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To July 2 Gallery One: Resolved. Gallery Two: NorthCity4 Kick Out The Jams.

Jungle’s Art Studio
558 Marion Road, Plympton Park 5038.
Introducing Franxxxtastic Fran Art.

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.
June 5 to 28 SA Refugee Week Youth Poster Exhibition – featuring posters created by primary, secondary and tertiary level students, that celebrate the UN International Refugee Convention by communicating how refugees are welcomed, become part of and contribute to the Australian “family”.

SASA Gallery
University of South Australia, Level 2 Kaurna Building, cnr Hindley Street and Fenn Place, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-9274.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.
To June 16 Christopher Boha.
June 26 to July 14 Gail Hocking.

Sister Gallery
Artist-run gallery and project space Sister Gallery is a Fontanelle Gallery and Studios supported project.
To June 10 Holding is Next to Knowing – Liss LaFleur, Patricia Bordallo Diblidox, Katie West, Anna Dunnill and Kate Power.

National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8224-3200.
Free entry.
Mon-Sat 9.00 to 5.00, closed Sun and public hols.

Barossa Valley Adelaide Hills Greater Adelaide

Barossa Regional Gallery
3 Basedow Road, Tanunda 5352.
(08) 8563 0849.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Tues-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
To June 18 QUORKY ceramics by James Butler.
Also, Portrait Competition 2017: Is That Me? You? Who?

at Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Winery, 730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
To July 23 STEEL: art design architecture.

Kapunda Art Gallery
67-69 Main Street, Kapunda 5373.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 3.30.

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.
June 5 to 29 The Divine Feminine Goddesses and Archetypes by Robyn Ravenna.

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.
June 16 to July 16 Our Stories Our Way: Our Mob 2015 on tour.

Millicent Gallery
Civic Centre Complex, Ridge Terrace, Millicent 5280.
(08) 8733-0903.
Tues 9.00 to 5.30 and 6.30 to 8.30, Wed-Thurs 9.00 to 5.30, Fri 9.00 to 5.30 and 6.30 to 8.30, 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 to Sun and pub hols 11.00 to 3.00.
June 9 to July 9 Gerry Wedd: Kitschen Man.

River Lands Gallery
23 Wilson Street (PO Box 228), Berri 5343.
(08) 8582-2288.
The River Lands Gallery, operated by Country Arts SA, is a gallery and community hub that provides a venue for touring visual arts product, and a display and exhibition space for Riverland-based artists.