March 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 March 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, Thurs-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Tues-Wed 9.00 to 7.00, Sat 1.00 to 4.00.
To March 18 TRACK showcases a range of performance-based art practices through video and photography – Jacobus Capone (WA), Sasha Grbich (SA), Tanya Lee (WA), Jenna Pippett (SA), and Kate Power (SA). Curated by Sasha Grbich and Andrew Purvis.
March 27 to April 28 Bricolage by Matt Arbuckle and Peter Atkins.

Jacobus Capone, Saudade, 2011, 13-hour durational performance

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.
March 3 to April 13 Countercurrents.

Angela Tiatia, Holding on (still), 2015. © Angela Tiatia/licensed by Viscopy

March 3 to June 9 The Ocean After Nature.

Hyung S. Kim, Kim Julja, Dodu Jeju, 2013. Courtesy the artist

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. Presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors and supported by Adelaide Festival.
March 4 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. Principal Donor Neilson Foundation. Presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation and supported by Adelaide Festival. Read more…

Auguste Rodin (France, 1840-1917), Andrieu d’Andres, monumental, 1886, (Coubertin Foundry, cast 1989), Paris bronze. William Bowmore AO OBE Collection. Gift of the South Australian Government, assisted by the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 1996, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

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.
March 2 to 18 (opening Wed March 1, 5.30pm) Front Gallery: 1:1 by Sara Morawetz (America/NSW). Back Gallery: Healing in the Midst of Fear by Zoe Brooks (SA). FELTdark: Exploration in Motion by Renuka Rajiv (India).

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.
To April 9 2016 Stencil Art Prize.

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.
To March 26 The Philosophy of Doubt by Imants Tillers. Read more…

Imants Tillers, The Blue Pacific, 2016, acrylic, gouache on 32 canvas boards, 203 x 142cm. Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS 

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

Madison Bycroft, Bureau of Neutrality and the Half Sung (film still), 2017, HD single channel video, 24:00 min. Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS

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.
March 4 to April 1 Ground Floor Gallery: Liminal – Tom Borgas, Thom Buchanan and Josef Felber. First Floor Gallery: Weatherglass by Laura Wills.

Liminal – Tom Borgas, Thom Buchanan and Josef Felber

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.
March 2 to April 1 Obscene by Paul Yore.

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 Hawke 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.
To March 29 SANAA: A Better World Through Creativity ñ showcases he artistic talent of four Kenyan graffiti artists working on political, cultural and socially engaged street art expressing themes such as rising racial tension, increasingly complex global politics and border control.

Royal South Australian Society of Arts
Level 1, Institute Building, cnr North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide 5000.
March 19 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 March 17 Hendrik Kerstens and Erwin Olaf.

Erwin Olaf, Keyhole 3, 2011

Erwin Olaf, Keyhole 6, 2012

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.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Tues-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
To March 19 Make Money From Art by Jacqueline Coates and students.
March 24 to April 28 Our Mob 2015. Also, Handheld Country Arts Touring.

at Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Winery, 730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Mon-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To May 7 Generate.

Emma Field, Rival States, 2016. Photograph: Tom Roschi

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.
Feb 27 to March 30 Cascade of Colour.

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.
March 24 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.