September 2021 Listings

SA art galleries and their exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.


ACE Open
Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace (West End), Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8211-7505.
Free admission.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 4.00. South Australia’s leading organisation for contemporary visual art and artists.
Sept 24 to Nov 20 WATER RITES – this project critically examines our relationship to water from the situation of the driest state on the driest continent on earth, in a nation deeply under the spell of extractive industries. Curated by Danni Zuvela.

Courtesy Danni Zuvela and ACE Open

Adelaide Central Gallery
7 Mulberry Road, Glenside 5065.
(08) 8299-7300.
Mon-Tues and Thurs-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Wed 9.00 to 6.45, or by appt.

Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7000.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 12 Dušan and Voitre Marek: Surrealists at sea. Don’t miss your chance to see the first major survey of the art of Czech-Australian brothers Dušan and Voitre Marek at the Art Gallery of South Australia. From their arrival in Adelaide in 1948, Dušan and Voitre set into motion a surge of new ideas and controversies that challenged the conventions of Australian art. Highlights include the artists’ voyage paintings created during their long sea journey from Europe to Australia and Dušan’s pioneering surrealist films.

Dušan Marek, Australia, 1926-1993, Analysis of substance, 1952, Kings Cross, Sydney, oil on canvas, 36.5 x 88.2cm. Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007 National Gallery of Australia. © Art Gallery of New South Wales. Courtesy Art Gallery of South Australia

The David Roche Foundation House Museum
241 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide
(08) 8267-3677.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 25 Embroidery: Oppression to Expression – over 100 embroideries from 400 years ago to now.

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 Dusk to 12.00am.
Sept 1 to 18 FELTdark: Go(in) ho(me) by Lisa Savchuk (SA).

Flinders University Museum of Art | FUMA
Ground floor, Social Sciences North building, Humanities Road (adjacent carpark 5), Bedford Park 5042.
(08) 8201-2695.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Thurs 10.00 to 7.00, or by appt. Closed weekends and public hols.
July 26 to Oct 1 Bee-stung Lips: Barbara Hanrahan works on paper 1960-1991. Read more…

Barbara Hanrahan, Dog of darkness, 1978, hand-coloured etching with plate-tone, colour inks on paper, artist’s proof, 35.5 × 25.3cm (plate), 50.5 × 37.5cm (paper). Private collection, Adelaide. Courtesy Flinders University Museum of Art

GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery
39 Rundle Street, Kent Town 5067.
(08) 8362-6354.
Director: Paul Greenaway.
Representing Australian and international artists.
GAGPROJECTS currently presenting virtual exhibitions online.
Gallery and stockroom open by appt only.

19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8410-0727.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 26 Gallery One: JamFactory Icon 2021 – Pepai Jangala Carroll: Ngaylu Nyanganyi Ngura Winki (I Can See All Those Places). Gallery Two: Zoe Grigoris: Social Medea.

Zoe Grigoris, Springtime Necklace, 2021, 24ct gold plated 925 silver, 999 silver and tiger tail, 60cm long (dimensions variable). Courtesy the artist and JamFactory, Adelaide

Samstag Museum of Art
University of South Australia
55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0870.
Admission free.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
To Sept 24 Alex Martinis Roe: To Become Two.

SASA Gallery
University of South Australia, Kaurna Building, City West Campus, Fenn Place, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0870.
Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
SASA Gallery is a student-focused experimental gallery space. It provides exhibition, research and work integrated learning experiences for UniSA Creative coursework students and higher degree by research candidates.

State Library of South Australia
North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7250. Visit website for exhibition program and open times.

National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8224-3200.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Established in 1989, Tandanya is Australia’s oldest Aboriginal-owned and managed multi-arts centre.

Barossa Valley Adelaide Hills Greater Adelaide

Barossa Regional Gallery
3 Basedow Road, Tanunda 5352.
(08) 8563-8340.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 27 Running With Wolves – Angela Koehler, Patricia Rose and Vicki Rochau.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.

at Seppeltsfield
730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 3 Fortified.

Kapunda Community Gallery
67-69 Main Street, Kapunda 5373.
Instagram: @kapundacommunity
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 3.30. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

SA Regional

Belalie Art Gallery
6 Irvine Street, Jamestown 5491.
(08) 8664-0455, 8664-1567.
Call for open hours
The modern 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 during exhibitions.

Ocean to Outback Gallery
2 Peake Terrace, Denial Bay 5690.
Wed and Sun 10.00 to 2.00, or by appt.
Local art, Australian art, local giftware + more.
Find us on Facebook.

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
3 Mary Elie Street, Port Pirie 5540.
(08) 8633-8724.
Instagram: @ppragallery.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.