What’s On & Opportunities

Neville Cichon, A Line Has Been Drawn, 2016, 28 x 24 cm. Photograph Neville Cichon.

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Opportunities

Guildhouse is all about connecting creatives with opportunities.

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.

Exhibitions

What Is

Liam Fleming, Marcel Hoogstad Hay and Drew Spangenberg

25 April – 26 May
JamFactory

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making beds inside post anchors

Nat Penney

8 May – 8 June
Post Office Projects

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particle wave

Nicole Clift

8 May – 8 June
Post Office Projects

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Riot on an Empty Street

Chris Siu

5 February – 17 May
The Mill

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2024 FUSE Glass Prize

Group exhibition

10 May – 7 July 
JamFactory

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Rice Wine and Rain Clouds

Jordan Gower

3 – 31 May
Floating Goose Gallery

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DAWN 2024

Steph Fuller, Jackie Saunders, Edwin Harris-Faull + Linda Puna

9 May – 30 June
Dentons

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Bruce Nuske with Khai Liew (Australia)

1 March – 10 May 2024
Samstag

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ENGULFED

Cynthia Schwertsik and Kasia Tons

8 May – 1 June
FELTspace

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Bioluminescence

Marijana Tadic

19 April – 11 May
BMG Art

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The Book of Questions

Aldo Iacobelli

9 April – 25 May
Adelaide Central Gallery

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Witching Hour

Group Exhibition

5 April – 19 May
Wonderground Barossa

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MIK-MAK

Chris De Rosa, Chelsea Farquhar, Simone Kennedy, Michael Kutschbach, Louise Meuwissen

27 April – 1 June
The Little Machine

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Mini Series

Group Exhibition

24 April – 29 June
Gallery 1855

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Fragments; a widening vision

Lee Salomone

1 June – 10 August
ACE

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What’s On

SA History Festival

One of South Australia’s largest open-access community events, the History Festival program features hundreds of events ranging from talks to tours, walks to workshops and exhibitions to special events.

1 – 31 May

Access Ideas and Insights: Accessible Curation

Join in person or online for our upcoming Access Ideas and Insights panel, Accessible Curation.

Delve into innovative curatorial practices that are shaping new and exciting standards of artistic excellence through commitment to accessibility, diversity and inclusion. Gain valuable insights from prominent curators and artists on the proactive design and integration of creative access into new exhibitions, public programs and festivals, and learn about cultivating the growth of new and diverse audiences.

Tuesday 14 May
3:00 – 4:00pm

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

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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.

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MOD. Broken Party

Good food, good people, great exhibition.

An evening of food, drink, music and of course the opportunity to immersive yourself in MOD.’s 2024 exhibition ‘BROKEN’ after-dark.

Friday 17 May
6:00 – 9:00pm

Adelaide Central School of Art Open Day

If you are interested in studying at Adelaide Central School of Art, in the degree or short course programs, or are just curious to see what goes on at South Australia’s best art school,* come along to the campus and have a chat with us. There will be campus tours, lecturer presentations, students working throughout the building, open studios to view, as well as coffee and a bake sale. Our gallery will have a solo exhibition by revered painter Aldo Iacobelli (b. Naples) as well as a group exhibition by current degree students.

Saturday 25 May
10:00am – 4:00pm

Crafting Slovenia Tours

We pull back the curtains of the tourist ’window-front’, go behind the scenes and get involved with the locals!

Small groups – maximum of 12.

Craft tours explore the country through a practical hands-on approach – or a cultural anthropological approach.  We look at the resources in the environment and how the culture has responded to them in meeting needs.

Artist Talk with Alison Mitchell

Join Alison Mitchell in the gallery with Rachel McElwee, Director of Hahndorf Academy as they talk about Alison’s art practice and her new body of work in her exhibition ‘one wild and precious past.’

Sunday 19 May
2pm

Forum: Access + Inclusion in the Arts

Presented by the Regional Galleries Association of SA, join us at AGSA for our 2024 Forum: Access + Inclusion in the Arts.  Better understand how your projects, venues and programs can be more accessible and inclusive – ensuring we make the arts welcoming for everyone!  Hear from people with lived experiences along with agency representatives and experts who will present the latest in industry best practice and research. 

Friday 31 May
10:00am – 3:30pm

Fill The Earth

A giant caterpillar giving birth to green balloons, a man negotiating a door, and a woman creating a garden from dead branches are just some of the stories created by the 12 artists included in seven works that complete Fill the Earth, a performance installation that brings together physical performance, visual art, dance and video.

12 – 14 July
Part of Illuminate Festival

ArtSpeak: Kate Just

Kate Just is an American-born Australian feminist artist best known for her inventive and political use of knitting. In addition to her solo practice, Just often works socially and collaboratively within communities to create large scale, public art projects that tackle significant social issues including sexual harassment and violence against women.

Wednesday 22 July
12:30 – 1:30pm
Adelaide Central School of Art

SALA Festival

SALA Festival is now open for registrations for 2024. SALA celebrates South Australia’s thriving visual artists community throughout the month of August. 

Registrations close 12 May. 

Artist Talk: Erin O'Donohue

Join artist and curator Erin O’Donohue as she discusses her latest exhibition DAY TRIP at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, featuring work inspired by ‘day trips’ over the past 8 months. Erin’s work focuses on capturing the unique beauty and personalities of buildings. 

Thursday 15 August
12 – 1pm 

JamFactory Wednesday Talks

Hear from local and national artists, designers and creatives at these free weekly lunchtime talks.

Workshops + Training

Mixed Media Earring Workshop

In this workshop you will be guided by Evie and Mel to create a pair of earrings in a completely different way.

Sunday 19 May, 1–4pm

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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.

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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!

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AGSA Educator Workshops

Develop new skills and engage with artists and curators through workshops and seminars.

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Gallery 1855 Workshops

Various workshops including printmaking, painting and monthly Makers Circles held in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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ACSA at Carrick Hill: Contemporary Embroidery with Sera Waters

In this short course participants will learn a range of embroidery techniques, to create their own contemporary sampler. Skills taught will range from basic embroidery stitches, to beginner blackwork embroidery, as well as some goldwork and raised embroidery techniques. This course is designed for participants with minimal embroidery experience through to those with prior knowledge.

Monday 8 – Tuesday 9 July

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.

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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.

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Sally Caston Printmaking Workshops

Seasonally offering varied printmaking come-and-learn sessions through her small fun inclusive workshops.

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Centre of Creative Photography

Runs a range of nine week courses alongside one day masterclasses and workshops.

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Printing the Garden Workshop with Stephanie Doddridge

Join Stephanie for an afternoon printing workshop immortalising your favorite plants and flowers. Participants will learn how to extract botanical prints from garden plants onto paper by using an eco-print process, mordants, water and heat. 

Saturday 18 May
1:30 – 3:30pm

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.

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Alchemy Printmaking Studio

Workshops include Botanical Prints, Botanical Monoprints, Lino Prints, Making Gift Tags, Intro to Intaglio and Eco Aware Etching.

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Adelaide Hills Hand Spinners and Weavers Guild

A range of workshops run throughout the year.

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Workshops at Murray Bridge Regional Gallery

The gallery delivers a range of workshops throughout the year.

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Resin Workshop for Adults with Pine-Apple Creations

Create a vibrant design on a wooden serving board and coaster using resin as a medium.

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Adelaide Central School of Art - Short Courses

Our Short Courses programs offer a wide selection of studio-based courses taught by professional practicing artists.

We cater for a range of experience levels from teens to experienced artists. Our courses are for participants 18 years and over, and our teen courses are suitable for secondary school students.

Courses can sell out fast – we recommend booking your place early to avoid disappointment. 

JamFactory Short Courses

JamFactory has a range of beginner, intermediate and intensive courses across jewellery, ceramics, furniture, glass and more. Run 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. 

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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.

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The Embroiderers’ Guild of South Australia Inc. Workshops

A range of workshops run throughout the year.

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Studio Space + Equipment

Studio 20 Workshop Space for hire

Studio 20 Youth Centre is located at the Aldinga Central Shopping Centre close to local shops, recreation centre and library. The centre is a hive of activity for young people aged 8-25 years, with a particular focus on art.

The Workshop Space is a multi-use industrial workshop space available for EXCLUSIVE HIRE for artists (18 years and over) wanting to use the space to work on their own artwork or run workshops, prices start from $16.20/hr.

Groups are encouraged to book the space for communal use and share the costs between participants.

For more information or to book please visit the website or contact Studio 20 on 8557 7555 or aldingayouth@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

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Artisans Vice

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.

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Makerspace Adelaide

Makerspace Adelaide is a community workshop for creative making and fabrication. We provide affordable access to a variety of tools and equipment – from laser cutters to sewing machines, and traditional hand tools to Carbatec power tools. There are always volunteers onsite to help members learn how to safely use the tools and equipment.

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Mixed Goods

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mixed Goods

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.

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Snøhetta

The international architecture and design studio includes a gallery space, furniture workshop and studio spaces.

Contact Lara Merrington:
laram@snohetta.com

praxis ARTSPACE

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.

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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. 

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Parallel Studios

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.

Spaces will be available from June 6th 2024. 

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City Shed

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.

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