Alumni Update

A year of magic at the Samstag

2016 Exhibition program opens 27 February

 Gareth SANSOM, A universal timeless allegory (detail), 2014

Detail: Gareth Sansom, A universal timeless allegory, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane.
Photo: Sam Cranstoun

The Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art has planned an exciting 2016 program featuring a host of UniSA alumni to celebrate our 25th Birthday.

Alumni Nicholas Folland and Christian Lock feature in Quicksilver: 25 Years of Samstag Scholarships, one of two special birthday exhibitions in October celebrate the legacy of the museum’s benefactors, Anne and Gordon Samstag.

Among the Fleurieu Art Prize finalists in the June exhibition are alumni Narelle Autio, Julie Blyfield, Thom Buchanan, Jeff Mincham, James Tylor, Amy Joy Watson, Sera Waters and Hossein Valamanesh.

The 2016 program commences on 27 February with the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object, an Art Gallery of South Australia exhibition presented in association with the Samstag Museum and the Adelaide Festival of Arts.

During Magic Object  the museum will be open for extended hours: from 10am – 5pm Monday to Saturday, until 14 May.

This year the Samstag Museum will present the Fleurieu Art Prize in Adelaide for the first time. The richest landscape art prize in the world will relocate from its home on the Fleurieu Peninsula of South Australia.

View the full 2016 Samstag Museum program here.

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