SAMSTAG MUSEUM OF ART

Welcome to the Samstag Museum of Art

One Australia's leading university art museums, the Samstag Museum of Art aims to stimulate, challenge and engage its audiences with a program of diverse and innovative exhibitions, publications and associated public activities.

The Samstag Museum presents a changing exhibitions program of contemporary visual art, and art of the past that has relevance for us today.

 

Now Showing 

Monday 12 February — Sunday 18 March 2018

Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy

Samstag Museum of Art presentation: SASA Gallery

 

Upcoming 2018 PROGRAM

Saturday 3 March — Sunday 3 June 2018

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds

Visit adelaidebiennial.com.au


Adelaide Biennial Vernissage Weekend, 3 — 4 March

The Vernissage or opening weekend of the Adelaide Biennial is a celebration of contemporary Australian art. Delve into a program of free talks, panel discussions and performances featuring artists and thinkers in Divided Worlds.

Presented across the Adelaide Biennial venues by the Art Gallery of South Australia with the support of the Adelaide Festival.

 

Saturday 3 March, Samstag Museum of Art

— 7pm VERNISSAGE PARTY

Gather in Fenn Place for the West End celebration of the Adelaide Biennial as well as the launch of Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy and the 2018 Samstag Program!

Experience Mondo Futuro by Sean Cordeiro + Claire Healy (NSW) with music by Max Savage and the False Idols and a pop-up bar by West Oak Hotel. See details.

 

Sunday 4 March, Samstag Museum of Art

11 — 12pm | Artist talks with Douglas Watkin (QLD) and Angelica Mesiti (NSW). See details.

— 2pm | University Art Museums Australia keynote address by Professor Irit Rogoff (UK). See details.

— 3pm | Panel discussion with Vernon Ah Kee (QLD), Youssef Nabil (EGY), Emily Floyd (VIC), Patrick Pound (VIC). Chaired by Maria Zagala, Art Gallery of South Australia. See details.

3.30 — 4.30pm | Panel discussion with Kristian Burford (SA) and Lindy Lee (NSW). Chaired by writer and curator Julie Ewington. See details.

 

Free entry  all welcome!

For full program and details visit artgallery.sa.gov.au