April 2018 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 2018 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) , Kaurna 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.
To April 21 Waqt al-tagheer: Time of change – ACE Open heralds the arrival of eleven. A national collective of leading Muslim Australian contemporary visual artists, curators and writers with their first major exhibition, held as part of the Adelaide Festival. Curated by Abdul-Rahman Abdullah and Nur Shkembi. Read more…

Abdullah M.I. Syed, Aura II (detail) (2013) hand-stitched white crocheted prayer caps (topi), Perspex and LED light, 127 (diameter) x 54cm. Courtesy the artist

Shireen Taweel, Musallah (prayer room) (2017), installation view, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, pierced copper, 180 x 180 x 30cm. Photograph Ben Williams Photography. Courtesy the artist

Adelaide Central Gallery
7 Mulberry Road, Glenside 5065.
(08) 8299-7300.
Mon, Tues Thurs-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Wed 9.00 to 6.45, first Sat of exhibition period 1.00 to 4.00.
To April 20 The Obscure Camera – Andrew Dearman, Dan McCabe, Cassie Thring and Justine Varga. A survey of esoteric and experimental forms of photography, featuring artists who utilise modified or hand-built cameras, or eschew them altogether!

Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
University of South Australia
55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0870.
Free admission, all welcome.
Extended hours to June 3, 10.00 to 5.00 daily. Closed Easter long weekend March 30 to April 2 inclusive.
To June 3, 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds.

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 June 3 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds – well into its second decade, the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art continues to present the best in contemporary art from across the continent, providing a platform for artists to take risks and realise new works and projects of a significant scale and impact. Titled Divided Worlds and featuring 30 leading Australian contemporary artists and collectives, the 2018 Adelaide Biennial presents an allegory of human society, one that meditates on the drama of the cosmos and evolution; on the past and the future; and on beauty and the environment. See more at

Tamara Dean, Elephant ear (Alocasia odora) in Autumn, from the series ‘In our nature’, 2017, pure pigment print on cotton rag, 45 x 60cm. Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney. This work was made in April 2017 in the Adelaide Botanic Garden.

March 29 to July 29 Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée D’orsay charts the revolution of colour that lies at the very heart of Impressionism and includes master works by Monet, Renoir, Manet, Morisot, Pissarro and Cézanne, among many others. Set against the backdrop of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s 19th-century Elder Wing, this major exhibition includes more than 65 Impressionist masterpieces from the renowned collection of the Musée D’orsay in Paris. Book tickets online at

Claude Monet (France, 1840-1926), La pie (The magpie), 1868-1869, oil on canvas, 121.4 x 164.1cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France, © photo Musée d’Orsay / rmn

Paul Signac (France, 1863-1935), La bouée rouge (The red buoy), 1895, oil on canvas, 81.2 x 65cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France © photo Musée d’Orsay / rmn

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 4 to 25 All Galleries: Directors Cut – Roy Ananda, Matthew Bradley, Louise Haselton, Heidi Kenyon and Kate Power.
Fri April 20 Street Party – Double Digits: Celebrating 10 Years of FELTspace.

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, Kent Town 5067.
(08) 8362-6354.
Director: Paul Greenaway.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
April 11 to May 13 Summer of ’83 by Deborah Paauwe.
Also, Antoine+Manuel (France).

Deborah Paauwe, Summer of ’83 #1, 2018, giclée print, 75 x 100cm. Courtesy GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

Deborah Paauwe, Summer of ’83 #6, 2018, giclée print, 75 x 75cm. Courtesy GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

Heartland Studio
558 Marion Road, Plympton Park 5038.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
Jungle Phillips and Frantastic Fran.

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 April 28 James Dodd.
Also, Nawurapu Wunungmurra.

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 May 6 Gallery One and Two: 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided worlds.

Tim Edwards, Line Drawing #23 and Line Drawing #24, 2017, blown glass, wheel cut, bottle 57.5 x 30 x 11cm, low form 33 x 38 x 16cm
Photograph: Grant Hancock

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.
March 28 to April 24 Food, Space and Place – presented by UniSA’s School of Creative Industries and partners, the exhibition will explore how food can invoke a strong sense of place, from the nurturing warmth of a home cooked meal to the dazzling array of spices offered via food truck.

SASA Gallery
University of South Australia, Level 2 Kaurna Building, cnr Hindley Street and Fenn Place, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-9274.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols and during exhibition changeovers.
To April 6 I’ve been to paradise, but I’ve never been to me by Alex DeGaris-Boot.

Sister Gallery
26 Sixth Street, Bowden 5007.
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.

Barossa Valley Adelaide Hills Greater Adelaide

Barossa Regional Gallery
3 Basedow Road, Tanunda 5352.
(08) 8563 0849.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
April 5 to 30 The Art Of Uncertainty by Michael Collett and Kirsty MacKirdy.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
Tues-Sun 1.00 to 4.00.

at Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Winery, 730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.
To April 29 Generate.

Kapunda Community Gallery
67-69 Main Street, Kapunda 5373.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 3.30. Closed Good Friday.
April 15 to May 27 Open Exhibition – in association with History Month.

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 4 to May 3 Inspired by Nature by Vicki Smith.

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-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, 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-Sun and public hols 11.00 to 3.00.
To April 29 Craft Anonymous – five regional South Australian and four Adelaide-based artists.