Kiddos, grab your favourite crayons and let’s paint the town red, because it’s time to get arty and inspired! The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival will return this August for another state-wide festival of visual art.
Hundreds of venues and artists will take part in the festival offering an array of activations, art spaces, family-friendly activities and down right arty-farty fun, all across SA!
We’ve whipped up a quick What’s On Guide to SALA 2019!
SALA Parlour (Presented by SALA’s Education Partner, Credit Union SA)
1 – 31 August
SA Museum lawns
Tues – Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm
SALA Parlour is an interactive pop-up, drop-in artspace for children and young people located on the South Australian Museum lawns. Children of all ages are encouraged to come and create art. Take your artwork home or leave it at the Parlour and contribute to an expanding gallery.
During the week there are drawing activities and you can stop by and get some recommendations on what to see from friendly volunteers.
On Sundays throughout August, SALA presents drop-in art activities with a stellar line-up of contemporary artists guiding activities for young people and their families.
Sunday Sessions (4, 11, 18 & 25 August 11am-3pm)
Bring the Baby Art Tour with artist Luke Wilcox
Saturday 3 August, 10:30am
Depart from ACE Open, Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide
Approx 1.5 hrs
Join Luke and his daughters on this special tour to child friendly galleries and venues around the city. Babies, toddlers and young people are welcome!
Special Bilingual Walking Art Tour (for seniors and families with children)
Saturday 24 August, 10am
Depart from JamFactory
19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
In Mandarin and English
This tour is designed for senior art lovers as well as for the whole family – explore a range of art exhibitions including painting, ceramics and installations all within close proximity of each other.
Over 40 schools and kindergartens are participating in exhibitions across South Australia as part of SALA Festival this year. Exhibitions are in schools, cafes, shop windows and even online – make your own schools art trail to marvel at the creativity of our State’s youngest artists.
007 – Already Home (Various Artists)
Adelaide City Library, 1 Aug-29 Sep
010 – Myriad (Various artists)
Adelaide Convention Centre, 3-30 Aug
029 – Ghost Objects (Honor Freeman)
Art Gallery of South Australia, 27 Jul-30 Sep
037 – This is a Place (Kaspar Schmidt Mumm)
ARTHUR – Avant Garde, 1-31 Aug
053 – Dictatorship of Gravity (and other micro-politics) (Loren Orsillo, Felicity Townsend)
Carclew, 8 Aug-25 Oct
058 – Art in The Arcade (Various artists)
Central Market Arcade, 1-31 Aug
071 – Same Page (Nancye Turnbull)
FELTspace, 7-24 Aug
078 – The Governor’s Sculptural Garden (Various Artists)
Government House Garden, 11&18 Aug 1-4pm