July 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 July 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.
To July 14 Four Points – Bernadette Klavins, Michael Schaefer, Timmi Tsapaliaris and Luke Wilcox. Four recent graduates present new video performance works.

Michael Schaefer, Process S Zeitgebers, 2017, video still

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.
June 30 to Sept 1 The Summation of Force by Trent Parke and Narelle Autio.
Also, Michelle Nikou: a e i o u.

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 16 Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. Don’t miss the major exhibition Versus Rodin showing exclusively at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Through a series of duets and duels, see Rodin in conversation with over 200 works of art by over 60 leading modern and contemporary artists. Book online or in person at

Cecily Brown, Boy with a Cat, 2015, oil, pastel on linen, 109.2 x 165.1 cm
Collection of Danny and Lisa Goldberg, Sydney, © Cecily Brown, courtesy Thomas Dane Gallery, London

To Aug 27, 2017 Ramsay Art Prize. The inaugural $100,000 Ramsay Art Prize, Australia’s richest prize for young contemporary artists, has been awarded to Sarah Contos. Supported in perpetuity by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation, the acquisitive Ramsay Art Prize changes the way we view artists under 40, inviting audiences to think beyond constraints of theme or medium. See all 21 selected finalists on display in the 2017 Ramsay Art Prize exhibition and vote for your favourite in the Lipman Karas People’s Choice by Sun Aug 6.

Sarah Contos, Sarah Contos Presents: The Long Kiss Goodbye, 2016, screen-print on linen, canvas and lamé, digital printed fabrics and various found fabrics, PVC, poly-fil, glass, ceramic and plastic beads, thread, artists’ gloves, 610 x 330 x 25 cm; Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney and STATION Gallery, Melbourne. Photograph: Jessica Maurer

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.
July 6 to 22 (opening Wed July 5, 5.30pm with artist talk at 6pm) Front Gallery: Tammy&Jim by Min Wong (SA).
Back Gallery: Descendant and False Door by Stephen Armitstead (WA).
FELTdark: Essai by David Greenhalgh (NSW).

Left: Stephen Armitstead, Descendant, Remnant, 2017, 5 of 14
Right: David Greenhalgh, Essay (On Opposition), 2016, video collage, 5:19 

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.
July 7 to 30 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.
To July 22 Main Gallery: Illuminance a group photography exhibition – Gregory Ackland, Marian Drew, Scott Hicks, Mark Kimber, C J Taylor, Lisa Tomasetti and Cang Xin.

Cang Xin, Man and Sky as One Series, Mani Stones, 2005. Photograph on archival paper, 189 x 152cm

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.
June 29 to July 29 A dog named Chop by Fiona McMonagle.
Also, Tim Sterling.

Contemporary Craft & Design
19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8410-0727.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
July 21 to Sept 17 Gallery One: JamFactory Icon 2017 – Catherine Truman: No surface holds. Read more…
Gallery Two: Alex Valero: A Grey Mirror.

In Preparation for Seeing: Cell Culture Glove, 2015, white cotton glove encrusted with glass spheres, Coplin jar, microscope slides, steel forceps inlaid with glass spheres, light pad, dimensions variable Courtesy the artist and JamFactory Contemporary Craft & Design, South Australia

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.
July 3 to 26 Stories is a mentoring exhibition by Nikki Carabetta-Baugh featuring artwork created by emerging Aboriginal artists reflecting on the theme ‘Stories’.

Nexus Gallery
Lion Arts Centre,
cnr Morphett Street and North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8212-4276.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
Nexus presents visual art exhibitions in the purpose-built Nexus Gallery.
The Visual Arts program is developed each year to present a diverse range of artists working in a diverse range of artforms.
To July 27 We Die So That by Elyas Alavi. Read more…

Naan, 2016-17, still image, video, 4:45

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 July 14 Quiet Disturbance by Gail Hocking.

Sister Gallery
Artist-run gallery and project space Sister Gallery is a Fontanelle Gallery and Studios supported project.

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.
June 29 to July 24 Lasting Impressions: Botanical Memories on Wool and Silk by Igora Opala.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Tues-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
To July 23 Craft Anonymous, and Not the Usual Suspects.

at Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Winery,
730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
To July 23 One + Three: the Distracted Object.

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.
July 3 to 27 Image Gatherers.

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, 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 July 9 Gerry Wedd: Kitschen Man.
July 14 to Aug 27 Colours of the Country III: The Alice Springs Beanie Festival.

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.