What’s On & Opportunities
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We share a variety of opportunities on offer through our partner organisations and the wider industry. In this section you can explore a variety of art prizes, commissions, proposals, call outs, residencies, mentorships, career development, grants and funding opportunities.
Lauren Bzowy, Camille Fitzgerald, Ashleigh Keller
3 November – 2 December
Teresa Busuttil, Georgia Button, Brad Darkson, Jennifer Mathews and Truc Truong
11 November – 16 December
Adelaide Contemporary Experimental
Ernabella Arts: Ceramic Warka Wiṟu 20 Years-kutu (20 Years of Creating Ceramics)
30 September – 3 December
So remember the liquid ground
22 November – 16 December
Post Office Projects
Feeling like a bird Flying over Country
14 October – 10 December
Tarnanthi Festival 2023
The statewide Tarnanthi Festival returns in 2023, with exhibitions at AGSA and at dozens of partner venues across Adelaide and around South Australia.
A Room of One's Own - Women in Still Life
24 November – 16 December
Guerrilla Craft Market
Pop up Art Craft + Design Market in Adelaide on for 2 hours! Held across two weekends – at Adelaide Central School of Art on 10 December and Sauerbier House on 17 December.
Sunday 10 + 17 December 2023
10am – 12pm
Manton Makers Market
Our Annual Makers Market is held on the first Sunday of December. It’s become a regular event on the market calendar giving you direct access to amazing locally made lovelyness. From ceramics, paintings, knives, and jewellery to flower bouquets, and so much more, while you’re at it, come have a bite down at Pony & Cole as well!
Sunday 3 December 2023
10am – 3pm
Warehouse Studio Sale
Featuring works from studio residents Emma Klau, Nicole Ayliffe, Rebecca Hartman Kearns, Naomi Hunter, Emma Young, and Nicola Sutcliffe, as well as special guests.
Saturday 16 December 2023
10am – 3pm
Mental health coaching for small business owners
Small business owners now have access to a free and confidential mental health program developed by Beyond Blue to give small business owners the support they need.
POP Open Studios + Art Fair
On Saturday 9 December Post Office Projects will once again open their doors to the public, providing a peek behind the scenes of the studio spaces and providing the opportunity to get to know the organisations and creatives that call POP home.
Saturday 9 December 2023
11am – 4pm
Friends of Friends Markets
An Artisanal Market held at the Piccadilly Community Hall, Saturday December 16th from 9-3pm. Featuring the work of local artists.
Saturday 16 December 2023
9am – 3pm
Meet at the Wheat
Local clay aficionados get together. Potters, Mud Slingers, Ceramicists, Clay Clunkers, Crack Pots and members of the clay community. A social catch up with an ale and some fellow potters.
2-4 pm last Sunday of the month at the Wheatsheaf Hotel
Open Studio + Christmas Sale
Regine Schwarzer + Catherine Hewitt. This one-off weekend event is an opportunity to engage with the artists & local community. A chance to indulge in the surroundings, shop and enjoy tea and cake tastings.
2 & 3 December
10am – 4pm
19 Anzac Ridge Road, Bridgewater
Our Handmade Markets are back for a special edition! This Summer, we are changing the scenery from the much-loved Iparrityi Laneway to the Port River Dock as part of Dockside Festival. Going from strength to strength, Handmade Markets have featured a range of artisan and vintage goodies, from arts and homewares to fashion and food.
9 & 10 December
10am – 5pm
Port River Dock
Workshops + Training
3/4 Life- size Torso Workshop
This is an intensive workshop that aims at improving student’s observational skills, sculpture techniques and knowledge of human anatomy and form. This course is specifically designed to introduce students to sculptural methods that help simplify the complexities of the human figure.
Monday January 8th to Friday January 12th, 2024
9 am – 1pm
Workshops at Hahndorf Academy
Enjoy a range of workshops throughout the year, from pottery, photography to painting. Have fun and learn new skills in small class sizes.
Union St Printmakers
Simone Tippett is Union St Printmakers. She runs intensive printmaking workshops on demand. The workshops are ideal for beginners, more experienced printmakers and experimenting with different techniques. Everyone has different interests and levels of skills, so it is no matter whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Workshops are always tailored to the needs and experience of the participants. 10am-4pm Sundays at the 6 Manton arts hub in Hindmarsh. Click here for available dates and the processes you can learn, UStP does it all!
Evocative Arts Workshops 2023
Scheduled workshops in encaustic painting and collage, feltmaking and other media, taught in my studio to small groups of 2-4, and am also available for one-on-one training and mentoring sessions, by arrangement.
Jewellery Class with Regine Schwarzer
I offer a range of jewellery making classes from beginners to experienced practitioners, including specialized jewellery-making techniques. I can also provide individual teaching for you to work at your own pace on a project of your choice. Specialised workshops are offered periodically or can be conducted on request.
Workshops with Pepper Street Art Centre
Pepper Street Arts Centre has a number of art classes for both children and adults. Class choices include ongoing classes of both short and long-term duration such as general drawing, general painting (acrylics, oils, watercolours, mixed media), mosaics, and others on a seasonal basis.
Sally Caston Printmaking Workshops
Seasonally offering varied printmaking come-and-learn sessions through her small fun inclusive workshops.
Gallery 1855 Workshops
Various workshops including printmaking, painting and monthly Makers Circles held in the City of Tea Tree Gully.
The Embroiderers’ Guild of South Australia Inc. Workshops
A range of workshops run throughout the year.
Adelaide College of the Arts
AC Arts’ visual arts programs provide you a comprehensive grounding in the practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary and traditional visual arts practice. Offering specialisations in ceramics, jewellery, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Explore traditional and contemporary arts practices through practice and theory coupled with business and entrepreneurial skills to build a career in the arts.
Alchemy Printmaking Studio
Workshops include Botanical Prints, Botanical Monoprints, Lino Prints, Making Gift Tags, Intro to Intaglio and Eco Aware Etching.
Centre of Creative Photography
Runs a range of nine week courses alongside one day masterclasses and workshops.
AGSA Educator Workshops
Develop new skills and engage with artists and curators through workshops and seminars.
Adelaide Hills Hand Spinners and Weavers Guild
A range of workshops run throughout the year.
JamFactory Short Courses
JamFactory has a range of beginner, intermediate and intensive courses across jewellery, ceramics, furniture, glass and more. Run throughout the year.
Workshops at Murray Bridge Regional Gallery
The gallery delivers a range of workshops throughout the year.
Learn to Weave Online with Australian Tapestry Workshop
The ATW has made access to our weaving classes easier than ever! Our online course gives you immediate access to instructional videos and a comprehensive digital course handbook in three modules. Each of these modules is supported by an optional monthly online session.You can book these sessions individually as you need them.
Resin Workshop for Adults with Pine-Apple Creations
Create a vibrant design on a wooden serving board and coaster using resin as a medium.
Studio Space + Equipment
With access to workspace and a professional range of woodworking and metal equipment Artisans Vice have room for more designer/makers in their collegial, extensive factory.
Contact Gray Hawk:
0411 421 713
Rundle Collective Creative Studios
Located in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, Just off of Rundle Mall, The Rundle Collective Creative Studios provide space for visual artists and makers of any discipline to operate an affordable studio within an artistic and supportive community.
Located within the vibrant Bowden precinct, Praxis Artspace Studios was established in January 2019. Sitting adjacent to Praxis Artspace Gallery, this creative hub is focused on supporting a diverse range of artistic talent through its studios and exhibition program.
Mixed Goods studios is a multidisciplinary shared studio space only 15 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. We are currently looking for studio tenants and have spaces available ranging from 11m2 to 27m2, there are sizes to suit a variety of creative disciplines and practices.
Mixed Creative Port Adelaide
Mixed Creative seeks to collaborate with organisations and individuals to develop arts based programming that supports our local artists and the community around them. A range of meeting rooms, performance and workshop spaces are avaliable for hire.
Post Office Projects
The Post Office Projects Studio program is dedicated to providing affordable studio space and professional development opportunities for artists. Located on the second level of the former Port Adelaide Post Office.
The Mill Adelaide
Situated in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, The Mill’s Artist Studios provide space for visual artists and makers of any discipline to operate an affordable studio in a professional and arts-compatible environment. Current and past uses include sculpture, ceramics, woodworking, illustration, fashion, painting, photography and more.
Fleurieu Arthouse is a multi-purpose, arts social enterprise situated in the tourism wine region of McLaren Vale. We have a broad customer-base consisting of locals and interstate/international travellers. Artists currently in residence include painters, glass artists, jewellers and writers.
The international architecture and design studio includes a gallery space, furniture workshop and studio spaces.
Contact Lara Merrington:
Central Studios Inc
The oldest continuously running studio collective in Australia, Central Studios Inc is a space for artists by artists. In addition to nineteen individual studios occupied by diverse creatives, Central Studios awards two six month residencies annually for South Australian artists with the support of the Government of South Australia through the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.
Parallel Studios is an art space with a vibrant community of painters, printmakers and multi-disciplinary artists. Located on the outskirts of the Adelaide CBD at St Peters, it is close to shops and bus routes, with parking at the rear. Parallel Studios are dog friendly and value their safe, accessible and welcoming space.
If you have a practical project on the go or want to build, repair or repurpose something, the City Shed offers space and a wide range of tools and machinery, with the bonus of handy person advice.
The Adelaide City Shed can be found at The Mill, 154 Angas Street, Adelaide SA 5000, and will be in operation on Mondays between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.