April 2020 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.
South Australia’s leading organisation for contemporary visual art and artists.
To April 25 Mariana Castillo Deball: Replaying Life’s Tape.
Mexico-born, Berlin-based Mariana Castillo Deball’s exhibition is an artistic and scientific telling of the multifaceted story of the fossils extracted from the Ediacaran Hills in the Flinders Ranges, SA. Combining photographic imagery, lino prints, scientific data and display systems, Replaying Life’s Tape considers and contests the relationships between site, time and history. A touring exhibition from Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA). Originally presented as part of the 2019 Melbourne International.
UPDATE: ACE Open is closed until further notice.

Mariana Castillo Deball, digital collage, production process Replaying Life’s Tape, 2019. © Studio Castillo Deball Courtesy the artist

Adelaide Central Gallery
7 Mulberry Road, Glenside 5065.
(08) 8299-7300.
To May 16 On Elegance While Sleeping – an exhibition of artists who use sleep as a process or material in the fabrication of their work.
UPDATE: Adelaide Central Gallery is closed until further notice.

Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7000.
To June 8 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Monster Theatres – puts the spotlight on the monsters of today. They are not what you might imagine. Titled Monster Theatres, the 2020 Adelaide Biennial wrestles with the ideas of our times, grappling with both hope and horror. Celebrating 30 years, the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art is the country’s longest-running survey of contemporary Australian art. Curated by Leigh Robb.
UPDATE: AGSA is closed until further notice. During this period, digital experiences will be available on their website including virtual tours of exhibitions and their collection, as well as activities for children and families to create art at home.

Abdul Abdullah, Understudy, 2019. Courtesy the artist, Yavuz Gallery, Sydney and Art Gallery of South Australia

12 Compton Street, Adelaide 5000.
April 2 to 18 (opening Wed April 1, 5.30pm with artist talks at 6pm) All Galleries: 2020 Emerging Curator Program: two minutes to midnight featuring Steph Fuller (SA) and Emilija Kasumovic (SA), curated by Steph Cibich (SA).
UPDATE: FELTspace is closed until further notice.

GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery
39 Rundle Street, Kent Town 5067.
(08) 8362-6354.
Director: Paul Greenaway.
UPDATE: open by appointment only.
Representing Australian and International Artists.

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

19 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8410-0727.
To May 3 Gallery One: Broached Goulder. Gallery Two: Mel Robson: Intersections and Boundaries.
UPDATE: JamFactory is closed until further notice.

Jon Goulder, Broached Goulder Chaise Lounge, 2019. Courtesy Broached Commissions and JamFactory

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery at The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre
UniSA Hawke Building, Level 3, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0371.
UPDATE: The Gallery is closed and Message on a Bottle has been postponed.
Message on a Bottle showcases the historical, social and cultural impact of South Australian wine label design artefacts and explore the integral relationships between label designer, grape grower, wine producer and sales marketer.

Message on a Bottle

Nexus Arts
Lion Arts Centre, cnr North Terrace and Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8212-4276.
UPDATE: Nexus Arts is closed until 30 April 2020.

Samstag Museum of Art
University of South Australia
55 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8302-0870.
To June 12 Adelaide//International.
UPDATE: SAM is closed until further notice. During this closure, they will continue to share their exhibitions via their Publications & Podcasts.

John Wardle Architects, Somewhere Other, installation view, Samstag Museum of Art, 2020. Photograph: Sam Noonan. Courtesy Samstag Museum of Art

Georgia Saxelby, Lullaby (still from video performance), 2017, in collaboration with Viva Soudan and Bailey Nolan. Photograph: Kristin Adair. Courtesy the artist and Samstag Museum of Art

SASA Gallery
University of South Australia, Kaurna Building, City West Campus, Fenn Place, Adelaide 5000.
UPDATE: SASA Gallery is closed indefinitely.

State Library of South Australia
North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide 5000.
(08) 8207-7250.
UPDATE: State Library of SA is closed until further notice.

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.
UPDATE: Tandanya is closed to the public until further notice.

Barossa Valley Adelaide Hills Greater Adelaide

Barossa Regional Gallery
3 Basedow Road, Tanunda
(08) 8563-8340.
To May 11 Dragons by Liam Davies-Brown.
To May 13 Our Complex Lives by Sabine Deisen.
UPDATE: Barossa Regional Gallery is closed until further notice.

Burra Regional Art Gallery
5-6 Market Street, Burra 5417.
(08) 8892-2411.
UPDATE: Burra Regional Art Gallery is closed until further notice.

at Seppeltsfield
730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield 5355.
(08) 8562-8149.
To April 26 JamFactory Icon 2019 – Angela Valamanesh: About being here.
UPDATE: JamFactory’s Seppeltsfield location is now closed.

Angela Valamanesh, Been here and gone 7, 2006. Photograph: Michal Kluvanek

Kapunda Community Gallery
67-69 Main Street, Kapunda 5373.
UPDATE: Kapunda Community Gallery is closed until further notice.

SA Regional

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.
UPDATE: Millicent Gallery is closed until further notice.

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
3 Mary Elie Street, Port Pirie 5540.
(08) 8633-8724.
UPDATE: Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery is closed until further notice.