2012 EVENTS

Triumph, 2012, exhibition opening

Thursday 13 December, 4 – 6pm

Join us for SMArt After Hours exhibition tour – Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011. $10 pp or free for booked UniSA staff and students (please use your UniSA email to book). Refreshments provided.

 

Wednesday 21 November, 6pm for a 6:30pm start

Samstag Museum of Art brings you: David Malouf in conversation with Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011 exhibition curator Barry Pearce. Free ticketed event. SOLD OUT.

 

Saturday 13 October, 1pm

Join us for Curator Barry Pearce’s exhibition floor talk – Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011. Free ticketed event. SOLD OUT.

 

Thursday 01 November, 4 – 6pm

Join us for SMArt After Hours exhibition tour – Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011. $10 pp or free for booked UniSA staff and students (please use your UniSA email to book). Refreshments provided.

 

Thursday 08 November, 4 – 6pm

Join us for SMArt After Hours exhibition tour – Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011. $10 pp or free for booked UniSA staff and students (please use your UniSA email to book). Refreshments provided.

 

Saturday 15 September, from 2pm

Be a part of our Indian Cultural afternoon at the Samstag Museum in conjunction with the Adelaide Festival Centre's OzAsia Festival 2012. Bring your family and friends along to enjoy a cultural experience of visual arts, music and food with floor talk from Beyond the self exhibition curator Christine Clark. 

 

Thursday 13 September, 6 – 8pm

Beyond the self: Contemporary portraiture from Asia and Irrational and Idiosyncratic – Khai Liew and Bruce Nuske 3 August – 30 September 2012 OzAsia Celebration Event and Official Opening. Guest speaker Paula Nagel, University of South Australia Council Member. 

 

Monday 16 July, 5.30 – 7.30pm

Great Music in Great Spaces – Resonance: Symbiotic City with presentation by award winning architect John Wardle, Principal, John Wardle Architects and an exclusive performance by Soundstream Collective featuring premieres by Alec Roth (UK) and David Kotlowy (Aus) in conjunction with NOW and WHEN: Australian Urbanism.This exhibition, created by John Gollings and Ivan Rijavec, was Australia’s contribution to the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale – Gallery 3. 

 

Friday 22 June, 6 – 8pm

Samstag Museum announces Lipman Karas, a specialist legal practice, as a naming sponsor for the Revealed 2012–2016 exhibition series – Media release (PDF file, 2.7mb) (opens in a new window).

Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, invite you to celebrate the launch of Revealed¹: inside the private collections of South Australia – Lipman Karas Gallery 1 and Bestec Gallery 2 and NOW and WHEN: Australian Urbanism – Gallery 3. 

 

Friday 20 April, 5.30 – 7.30pm

Samstag Museum launches two new exhibitions coinciding with ANZAC Day Triumph - Richard Grayson and Steve Wigg and Sidney Nolan: the Gallipoli series. Opening guest speaker The Hon Jack Snelling MP, Treasurer and Minister for Veterans' Affairs. 

 

Saturday 21 April, 3pm

Curator Floor Talk walk through Sidney Nolan: the Gallipoli series with Australian War Memorial curator Lola Wilkins. 

 

Thursday 01 March, 6 – 8pm

Opening of Adelaide International 2012: Restless. Join the Samstag Museum, University of South Australia, the Adelaide Festival and eight of the ten featured international artists for this special event. Opening remarks by Professor Peter Høj, Vice Chancellor and President, University of South Australia, and Paul Grabowsky, Artistic Director, 2012 Adelaide Festival, at 6:30pm. A special performance by Annika Larsson and Augustin Maurs and ensemble will follow at 7pm. 

 

Friday 10 February, 5pm

Launch of 2012 exhibition program. In association with Visual Art Educators of SA (VAESA), the Samstag Museum will present an exclusive preview of the 2012 program to art educators. The event will include a special presentation by Victoria Lynn, curator of Adelaide International 2012: Restless. Refreshments will be served.

 

Thursday 01 March, 7pm

Divertimento – Four movements for voices, whistles and strings. Divertimento is a premiere performance by Swedish artist Annika Larson and French Cellist Augustin Maurs. Traditionally the Divertimento is a light and entertaining composition and often used to accompany banquets and other social events. This performance is presented as part of Adelaide International 2012: Restless and celebrates the opening launch of the exhibition.

 

Friday 02 March – Monday 05 March 

Into Cosmos” Artists’ Week Symposium. Banquet Room, Adelaide Festival Centre. Cosmos refers to the realm of imaginary possibilities and the systems by which we make sense of our place in the world. The broad themes of the Adelaide Festival – faith, emotion, mystery, universe – are taken as starting points for reflection on how art is engaged in the making of cosmology. Participants in this FREE symposium include leading international critics, scholars, artists and curators, as well as artists drawn from the exhibitions that form part of the Adelaide Festival Visual Arts Program. Convenors: Victoria Lynn and Nikos Papastergiadis. Associate: Lucy Guster. The University of South Australia is a major partner of the 2012 Adelaide Festival, and presenting partner of the Adelaide International and Artists’ Week.