SAMSTAG MUSEUM OF ART

Welcome to the Samstag Museum of Art

One of 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

Friday 14 September — Friday 30 November 2018

Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits

Molly Reynolds and Rolf de Heer: The Waiting Room

 

EXHIBITION LAUNCH PARTY

Wednesday 10 October, 5 – 6.30pm

Celebrate Australia's rich contribution to cinema with Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits and The Waiting Room! Opening remarks by film critic Margaret Pomeranz.


PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Tuesday 25 September, 5.30 – 6.30pm

Costuming for Film | Dr Jennifer Gall (NFSA) discusses the role of costume in the creation of film characters.

 

Thursday 11 October, 1 – 2pm

Curators' Tour | Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits co-curators Penelope Grist (NPG) & Jennifer Coombes (NFSA) lead a tour of the exhibition, followed by an in conversation with photographer Matt Nettheim.

 

Thursday 11 October, 6pm | Saturday 13 October, 4pm

TERROR NULLIUS | Join us for a screening of TERROR NULLIUS: A Political Revenge Fable in Three Act followed by Soda_Jerk in conversation with Erica Green. Presented by the Adelaide Film Festival.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – book your ticket here

 

Saturday 13 October, 12 – 1pm

Scott Hicks | Hear from South Australian filmmaker Scott Hicks in conversation with Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits co-curators Penelope Grist (NPG) & Jennifer Coombes (NFSA).

 

Thursday 18 October, 5.30 – 7pm

Starstruck & The Waiting Room Discussion | Join us for a screening of Robert McFarlane: The Still Point followed by a discussion with photographer Robert McFarlane alongside filmmakers Molly Reynolds & Rolf de Heer.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – book your free ticket here

 

Tuesday 30 October, 10am & 1.30pm | Wednesday 31 October, 10am & 1.30pm

Indigenous Representation on Screen | A guide for teachers and students years 5 — 9 on understanding Aboriginal Histories & Cultures through Australian Film.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL – please contact us on 8302 0870 or samstagmuseum@unisa.edu.au