February 2019 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 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 Feb 9 Plenty – Sasha Grbich and Kelly Reynolds (SA), Jamie Lewis (VIC), James Nguyen and Cong Ai Nguyen (NSW/SA), Keg de Souza with Lucien Alperstein (NSW/SA) and James Tylor (SA). Curated by Toby Chapman. From contemporary Kaurna cuisine through to Supermarket Giant tomatoes, desalination, chemical impacts and migrant labour, eight local and interstate artists investigate what’s on our plate in Plenty.

James Tylor, Yerlo Sea, 2018, Snapper fish, Australian coastal succulents, Indigenous herbs and spices, 15 x 15 x 10cm. Photograph: James Tylor. Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide/Berlin

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. After hours by appt.
Feb 11 to March 15 Lupercalia – Abdul Abdullah, Elsie-Jayne Beinke, Jazmina Cininas, Susan Flavell and Luke Thurgate. Drawing together an array of local and interstate artists, this new exhibition examines the werewolf as a metaphor in contemporary art. The half-human, half-animal creature is employed to explore ideas ranging from dual identities, hybridity, race and gender divides, and post-Internet politics.

Elsie-Jayne Beinke, Rabbit Fox, cast resin, faux fur, cotton material, dimensions variable. Photograph: James Field. Courtesy the artist and Adelaide Central Gallery

Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
University of South Australia
55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0870.
Free admission, all welcome.
Extended hours during the Adelaide Festival (Feb 28 to April 5): open daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Closed public hols and during exhibition changeover.
Feb 28 to April 5 Adelaide//International including Eugenia Lim: The Ambassador. Read more…

Eugenia Lim, The Australian Ugliness, 2018, three channel video installation. This project was commissioned by Open House Melbourne and Melbourne School of Design, supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, City of Melbourne and the Australian Cultural Fund, Gertrude Contemporary studio program, The Robin Boyd Foundation, The Post Lounge and Kane Constructions. Photograph: Tom Ross. Courtesy the artist and Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Melbourne

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 Feb 3 Picasso: The Vollard Suite. The Vollard Suite is Pablo Picasso’s most celebrated series of etchings. Comprised of 100 works and produced between 1930 and 1937, the suite represents a critical point in Picasso’s career and contains many of the abiding themes in his work, including his self-representation as the minotaur.
Feb 23 to April 22 Ways of Seeing: Recent acquisitions from the collection. This display features recent acquisitions to the Art Gallery of South Australia collection, including prints, drawing, photography, painting, decorative arts and artist’s books. Ways of Seeing presents for the first time Helen Frankenthaler’s ‘Madame Butterfly’ (2000), a colour woodcut printed from 46 woodblocks. Other works in the display include artist books by Ed Ruscha, prints by Fred Williams, photographs by Andreas Gursky, Bill Henson and Tracey Moffatt, and a program of moving image works.

Helen Frankenthaler, USA, 1928-2011; Yasuyuki Shibata, Japan, Madame Butterfly, 2000, Mount Kisco, New York, coloured woodcut from 46 woodblocks on three sheets of paper, 106.0 x 201.9cm (image, overall). Gift of Colin and Robyn Cowan, James Darling AM, Lesley Forwood, Dr Michael and Janet Hayes, Kate Jordan Moore, Gosia Kudra Schild, Shane Le Plastrier, Joan Lyons, David and Pam McKee, Diana McLaurin, Jan Murphy and Peter Walker through the Helen Frankenthaler Appeal 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Courtesy estate of the artist/Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018 and Art Gallery of South Australia

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.
Feb 7 to 23 (opening Wed Feb 6, 5.30pm with artist talks from 6pm) Front Gallery: I think with my body by Rachael Haynes (WA).

Rachael Haynes, Risoluto, 2017, Belgian linen, quilting cotton, dowel, 140 x 90cm. Courtesy the artist and FELTspace

Back Gallery: Keep your dukes up by Sarah Tickle (SA).
FELTdark: That which was once familiar (unknowing) by Zoe Bastin (VIC).

Sarah Tickle, Keep your dukes up, 2018, images forming part of projected installation, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and FELTspace

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 4.00.
Feb 27 to March 31 Roger Ballen – Adelaide Festival.

Roger Ballen, Take Off, 2012, 91 x91 cm. Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery

Roger Ballen, Pielie, 2012, 37 x 25cm. Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery

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

Contemporary Craft & Design
19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8410-0727.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
March 1 to April 28 CONCRETE: art design architecture.

Candalepas Associates, Punchbowl Mosque (detail of prayer space), 2018. Photograph: Rory Gardiner. Courtesy JamFactory: Contemporary Craft & Design

Sanné Mestrom, Self Portrait (known), 2018, concrete, steel and bronze 1600 x 450 x 450. Courtesy the artist and JamFactory: Contemporary Craft & Design

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.
Feb 4 to March 15 Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity – showcases visual artists involved in the Sanaa multi-arts festival platform, including an award-winning Ugandan photographer, a Namibian artist exploring female identity, a Ghanaian installation artist, a leading South African contemporary artist, new street artists from East Africa and South Australia.

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.

Sister Gallery
Artist-run gallery and project space Sister Gallery is a Fontanelle Gallery and Studios supported project. Sister is currently operating as a satellite space facilitating contemporary art exhibitions and events across multiple sites.

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

National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8224-3200.
Established in 1989. 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 0849.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.

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

at Seppeltsfield
730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
Daily 11.00 to 5.00.
Feb 16 to April 30 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 Christmas Day and Good Friday.
To Feb 3 Annual Summer Exhibition.

Raynart Studio Gallery
33 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Verdun 5245.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Visit artist Angus Rayner at his new studio art gallery in a quaint old church building located in the Adelaide Hills. See the artist at work and browse the collection of original artworks for sale including oil on canvas, gouache on paper and ink on paper.

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, closed Sun and public hols.

Belalie Art Gallery
6 Irvine Street, Jamestown 5491.
(08) 8664-0455, 8664-1567.
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 and Fri 9.00 to 5.30 and 6.30 to 8.30, Wed-Thurs 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, public hols 11.00 to 3.00.
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.