April 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 April 2017 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, 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.
March 27 to April 28 Bricolage – drawing and painting works by contemporary artists Peter Atkins and Matt Arbuckle who are each renowned for repurposing found materials to create original artworks.

Peter Atkins, Rosalie’s Alphabet, 2015, discarded plastic letters on found government envelopes, 30 x 30cm

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 April 13 Countercurrents.
To June 9 The Ocean After Nature.
April 28 to June 9 Troubled Waters.

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 April 30 RED by del kathryn barton. barton is one of Australia’s leading figurative painters, widely recognised for her distinct aesthetic and enduring obsession with fertility and the psychology of relationships. Recently expanding into the moving image, RED is the artist’s directorial debut into short film. Featuring Cate Blanchett, RED is a surrealist cinematic offering and a savage tale of female power inspired by the mating rituals of the female Australian Red Back Spider.

del kathryn barton, RED, 2016, high resolution digital video, 15 mins, patrons edition 3/3 (film still). Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors 2016, Art Gallery of South Australia. Courtesy the artist and A3

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 100 modern and contemporary works of art by Louise Bourgeois, Antony Gormley, William Kentridge, Bharti Kher, Rosemary Laing, Ugo Rondinone and Kara Walker among others.

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. April 6 to 22 (opening Wed April 5, 5.30pm) Front Gallery: King Single // Expanded Queen by Liam Colgan (WA). Back Gallery: Parallel by Kristen Coleman (SA). Read more…

Kristen Coleman, Parallel, 2017, fluorescent tube, installation view, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and FELTspace, South Australia

FELTdark Street Cinema: Fri April 21.

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.
March 31 to April 30 Trauma by Pierre Mukeba, and CatDog by Madison Bycroft.

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.
April 8 to 29 Calling Home by Eleanor Zecchin. Read more…

Eleanor Zecchin, After the Rain, oil on canvas, 167 x 213cm. Courtesy the artist and Hill Smith Gallery

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.

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 April 23 Gallery One: STEEL: art design architecture. Gallery Two: Scape.

Tony Hobba, Third Wave Kiosk, Torquay, Victoria, 2012. Photograph: Rory Gardiner

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.
April 10 to May 10 Let Me Be Myself – The Life Story of Anne Frank is an exhibition detailing the life story of Anne Frank from her birth in Frankfurt in 1929 to her death in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.

Photo collection of the Anne Frank Stichting (Amsterdam)

Royal South Australian Society of Arts
Level 1, Institute Building, Cnr North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide 5000.
To April 9 Mirror of Heaven Exhibition egg tempera and pen work by RW EightyEight;

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 April 13 Matt Huppatz.

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.
To April 24 Unalienable by Tony Albert.

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.
To April 17 Blend 17 – The Artist’s Voice.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Tues-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
To April 28 Our Mob 2015, and Handheld Country Arts Touring.

at Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Winery, 730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
To April 23 Generate.

Emma Field, Rival States, 2016. Photograph: Tom Roschi. Courtesy the artist and JamFactory

Kapunda Art Gallery
67-69 Main Street, Kapunda 5373.
(08) 8849 2149.
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.
April 3 to 27 Two by Three by Peter Aitchison.

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 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.
To April 25 Rough Medicine: Life and Death in the Age of Sail.

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.