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Courageous approaches in contemporary arts writing

Tuesday 21 May, 5.30 — 6.30pm

We all have to write, but how do we do it successfully?
How do you stay focused, open and strong on your ideas?

Samstag curators Gillian Brown and Joanna Kitto explore principles and tactics for writing engagingly, about your own art or someone else’s. Open to all emerging artists and arts writers. 



James Tylor in conversation

Saturday 27 April, 1 — 2pm

Join Joanna Kitto, Associate Curator and artist James Tylor as we tour Australian War Memorial exhibition, For Country, for Nation. 


2019 Talks + Events

ANZAC Day at the Samstag Museum of Art

Thursday 25 April, 2pm until late

Samstag Museum of Art launches our  exhibition season with an afternoon of conversation, performance, food and music. This program invites audiences to reflect on the First Nations experience during wartime and peace, both on home soil and abroad with performance by the Unbound Collective and a unique culinary experience by artist James Tylor.



Who holds the power of narration?

Tuesday 26 March, 5.30 — 6.30pm

Gillian Brown, Curator and Joanna Kitto, Associate Curator look at the ways the artists of the Adelaide//International represent histories of migration and the impact of cultural exchange on communities and individuals. They examine the cognitive spaces Brook Andrew, Eugenia Lim, Lisa Reihana, and Ming Wong have created as exhibition makers, and the stories told through their works.


Adelaide//International Film Program

March 2019

Ming Wong: In Love for the Mood is accompanied by a film program at Mercury Cinema. For session times and bookings see


Saturday 2 March 2019, from 10am — 5pm

Adelaide//International Forum

A platform for debate on our changing and ever more connected world, featuring a performance by Eugenia Lim.


Adelaide//International Opening Party

Saturday 2 March 2019, 5pm — 7pm

Following the Forum, the West End comes alive!

Join us for our celebratory party with opening remarks by Adelaide Festival Co-Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy, music by Hartway, pop-up bar by West Oak Hotel and food by Food Lore Kitchen.


Student Welcome

Wednesday 27 February, 4 — 6pm

Join us for a special preview of the 2019 Adelaide//International and meet the Samstag Museum of Art team.