Friday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Friday, 12th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Saturday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Saturday, 13th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Sunday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Sunday, 14th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Monday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Monday, 15th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Tuesday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Tuesday, 16th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Wednesday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Wednesday, 17th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Thursday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.29PM - 12.59AM Thursday, 18th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Friday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Friday, 19th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Saturday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Saturday, 20th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Sunday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Sunday, 21st February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Monday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Monday, 22nd February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Tuesday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Tuesday, 23rd February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Wednesday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Wednesday, 24th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Thursday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Thursday, 25th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

Friday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Friday, 26th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

  • Magic Object Preview for Members

    1.00PM - 3.00PM Friday, 26th February

    Members are invited to be among the first to experience the 2016 Adelaide Biennial at this exclusive preview and curator’s tour. 324

Saturday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Saturday, 27th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

  • Panel discussion: Animism and object behaviour

    10.30AM - 12.00PM Saturday, 27th February

    Facilitated by West Australian curator and writer Gemma Weston, this panel focusses upon the role of animism in the work of Lola Greeno (exhibiting at JamFactory), Louise Haselton, Danie Mellor and Clare Milledge (all 2016 Adelaide Biennial artists). 123

  • Camera Obscura

    11.00AM - 4.00PM Saturday, 27th February

    Imagine if you could step inside a camera. What would you experience? On the opening weekend of the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art you will have the opportunity to inhabit a camera obscura by Sydney based artist Robyn Stacey. 291

  • Panel discussion: Power, belief and the performative

    12.30PM - 2.00PM Saturday, 27th February

    Facilitated by the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Contemporary Art Curator Leigh Robb, this panel coheres around the resurgence of the performative in contemporary practice 195

  • Opening Weekend Artist Talks and Performances

    2.30PM - 4.30PM Saturday, 27th February

    This event features talks by Biennial artists Tarryn Gill (WA), Juz Kitson (NSW) and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran (NSW) and performances by Australian Dance Theatre (SA). 197

Sunday

  • Adelaide Fringe Illuminations

    8.30PM - 1.00AM Sunday, 28th February

    North Terrace becomes an illuminated canvas with Sydney’s Electric Canvas, who brought Northern Nights to Adelaide in 2008 and 2010. Working closely with Biennial artist Tom Moore, Electric Canvas will transform the facade of the Art Gallery into an ever-evolving glass sculpture. 325

  • Panel discussion: The Illusionists

    10.30AM - 12.00PM Sunday, 28th February

    Director of Carriageworks, Lisa Havilah leads this discussion around the revival and role of illusionism in contemporary Australian art. 314

  • Camera Obscura

    11.00AM - 4.00PM Sunday, 28th February

    Imagine if you could step inside a camera. What would you experience? On the opening weekend of the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art you will have the opportunity to inhabit a camera obscura by Sydney based artist Robyn Stacey. 318

  • Panel discussion: Contemporary Curiosity!

    12.30PM - 2.00PM Sunday, 28th February

    A habit of curiosity is a wondrous vocation! This panel probes curiosity as a human urge that unites the scientist, the historian, the artist and the philosopher. 316

  • Artist talks and performances

    2.30PM - 4.30PM Sunday, 28th February

    Interlocutors: Sebastian Goldspink (NSW) and Lisa Slade (NSW)

    Featuring talks in the exhibition by artists Fiona McMonagle (VIC), Gareth Sansom (VIC), Jacqui Stockdale (VIC), Hiromi Tango (NSW) and Michael Zavros (QLD).

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Friday

  • First Fridays – Magic and Materiality

    5.00PM - 9.00PM Friday, 4th March

    Make First Fridays your first Friday night destination. Hear from artists, curators and special guests and enjoy live performances and the Gallery’s hospitality until 9pm. First Fridays are a great way to catch up with friends and ease into the weekend. 299

  • Neo – Make Your Own Magic

    6.00PM - 8.00PM Friday, 4th March

    A new program for 13–17 year olds, NEO is proudly supported by the Balnaves Foundation.

    To coincide with the Gallery’s growing First Fridays program, young audiences will invigorate the Gallery with their own designated social space that will be enlivened with music, film screenings and conversations with and about artists. Through peer-led learning, young artists and thinkers will lead and inspire each other. 559

Saturday

  • Auslan Tour

    11.00AM - 12.00PM Saturday, 5th March

    Tour of Magic Object for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors assisted by an AUSLAN interpreter.

    Bookings not necessary.

    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium.

Sunday

  • Start at the Gallery: Magic and Mystery

    11.00AM - 3.00PM Sunday, 6th March

    Make memories with us at START.

    At this magical and mysterious START, sing along with Horace the Wizard that Wasn’t as he shares some amazing insights into the mysterious world of wizardry. Find out about the extraordinary necklace of raindrops in the storytelling performances and take a tour of Magic Object to inspire your own creation of a magical wearable object. 190

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 8th March

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial. 345

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 15th March

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.

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Sunday

  • Inconceivable Creatures!

    10.30AM - 3.30PM Sunday, 20th March

    Join contemporary artist Lauren Simeoni and create your own zoomorphic creature using mixed media sculpture techniques inspired by Magic Object. 295

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 22nd March

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.
    347

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 29th March

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.
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Friday

  • First Fridays – Fool’s Paradise

    5.00PM - 9.00PM Friday, 1st April

    Make First Fridays your first Friday night destination. Hear from artists, curators and special guests and enjoy live performances and the Gallery’s hospitality until 9pm. First Fridays are a great way to catch up with friends and ease into the weekend. 300

Sunday

  • Start at the Gallery: Trickery and Fantasy

    11.00AM - 3.00PM Sunday, 3rd April

    Trickery and fantasy will set the scene for START in April. Don’t be a fool, come and see special theatrical performances of Much Ado About Nothing and find out more about magic in the performance of Joan Aitken’s tale, The Elves in the Shelves. Become a master of illusion as you make your own kinetic work of art. 354

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 5th April

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.
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Saturday

  • Magic Object Mystery Tour

    11.00AM - 2.00PM Saturday, 9th April

    Commencing in the Magic Object exhibition, on view at Samstag Museum, UniSA this walking tour combines storytelling, art appreciation and an art activity.

    Led by the ever theatrical Michael Mills, enjoy a day of magic and mystery concluding with a picnic lunch at the Art Gallery.

    Online Bookings have now closed. Please call 08 8207 7035 to make a booking.

Sunday

  • Skateboard Magic

    10.30AM - 3.30PM Sunday, 10th April

    Inspired by the work presented in Magic Object by Sydney based artist Nell, design your own skateboard deck. Guided by contemporary artist Joshua Searson, use a selection of materials and let you imagination run wild to create your own decorative deck. 296

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Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 26th April

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.
    350

Sunday

  • Start at the Gallery: Cabinet of Curiosities

    11.00AM - 3.00PM Sunday, 1st May

    Explore the wonder that is the ‘Wunderkammer’ this START day as you create your own ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ while journeying through Magic Object with The Dream Collector. Let magician Mickster the Trickster show you a trick or two, then watch a storytelling performance about a girl who learns to skip in her sleep. 355

  • Auslan Tour

    2.00PM - 3.00PM Sunday, 1st May

    Tour of Magic Object for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors assisted by an AUSLAN interpreter.

    Bookings not necessary.

    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium.

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 3rd May

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.
    351

Friday

  • First Fridays – The Art of the Unknown

    5.00PM - 9.00PM Friday, 6th May

    Make First Fridays your first Friday night destination. Hear from artists, curators and special guests and enjoy live performances and the Gallery’s hospitality until 9pm. First Fridays are a great way to catch up with friends and ease into the weekend.
    301

  • Neo – Time Travellers Unite

    6.00PM - 7.00PM Friday, 6th May

    A new program for 13–17 year olds, NEO is proudly supported by the Balnaves Foundation.

    To coincide with the Gallery’s growing First Fridays program, young audiences will invigorate the Gallery with their own designated social space that will be enlivened with music, film screenings and conversations with and about artists. Through peer-led learning, young artists and thinkers will lead and inspire each other. 560

Tuesday

  • Tuesday Lunchtime Talk

    12.30PM - 1.30PM Tuesday, 10th May

    Join us for a lunchtime talk led by curators and invited guests and delve deeper into the Adelaide Biennial.
    353

Saturday

  • Magic Object Guided Tour

    11.00AM - 12.00PM Saturday, 14th May

    Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium, Art Gallery of South Australia.

  • Magic Object Guided Tour

    2.00PM - 3.00PM Saturday, 14th May

    Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium, Art Gallery of South Australia.

  • Magic Object Guided Tour

    5.00PM - 6.00PM Saturday, 14th May

    Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium, Art Gallery of South Australia.

  • Magic Object Guided Tour

    7.00PM - 8.00PM Saturday, 14th May

    Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium, Art Gallery of South Australia.

  • Magic Object Up Late

    5.00PM - 9.00PM Saturday, 14th May

    See magic happen as we stay open late to farewell the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.

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  • Light Painting Demonstration at Government House

    6.00PM - 8.00PM Saturday, 14th May

    Don’t miss this magical experience as part of our Magic Object Final Weekend celebrations!

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Sunday

  • Magic Object Guided Tour

    11.00AM - 12.00PM Sunday, 15th May

    Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium, Art Gallery of South Australia.

  • Magic Object Guided Tour

    2.00PM - 3.00PM Sunday, 15th May

    Go where the magic happens. Take a tour of Magic Object with a Gallery Guide.
    Meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium, Art Gallery of South Australia.

  • The Magic of Light Painting

    9.00AM - 1.00PM Sunday, 15th May

    Enrol now with artist Denis Smith for a light painting workshop. Light painting is an innovative form of photography, accessible to all ages and abilities. 297

  • The Magic of Light Painting

    1.30PM - 5.30PM Sunday, 15th May

    Enrol now with artist Denis Smith for a light painting workshop. Light Painting is an innovative form of photography, accessible to all abilities. 310

  • Tom Moore Performance

    3.00PM - 4.00PM Sunday, 15th May

    Be treated to a final performance by Adelaide-based artist Tom Moore in the exhibition space as we farewell the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.