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by Susan J Bowes (subscribe)
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Teens Art Evening Workshops @ Art Gallery South Australia
The Art Gallery of South Australia has a collection comprising of almost 45,000 works of art and design, which includes an enormous Australian Collection. The Australian pieces include works by Aboriginal and South Australian artists. Visitors can take a free tour where they will learn about the Gallery's history and its unique pieces of artwork. The Gallery stands on Kaurna Aboriginal Land.

On Saturday 15th February 2020, the year begins with Neo 600 Series Teen Event, which commences at 6.00pm through to 8.30pm. Entry is free and will be held in the Elder Wing. This event showcases a range of live music and performances including Teen musicians Asira, Jay-Be, Only Knows and Young Adelaide Voices. This event is presented by The Balnaves Foundation.

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Photo courtesy of The Art Gallery of South Australia

Teens can choose which workshop or event they would like to participate in and as some run over the others, making a choice early will help plan your evening.

Collections and Choreography with Jessie McKinlay is a dance workshop where the Teens have an opportunity to be inspired by the artwork through movement. There are three sessions commencing from 6.00pm and running for twenty minutes each.

Theatre Games with SAYarts Gallery 14 commences at 6.20pm, running also for twenty minutes duration and for three sessions. Get dramatic in an improv session, which was created in response to Chiharu Shiota's installation.

Digital Painting in the Gallery with Alex Beckinsale - Gallery 3. Be inspired by Alex's collection and learn the ropes of digital painting.

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Photo courtesy of The Art Gallery of South Australia

Teen Panel Discussion Have your say on the hot topic of "The Future of Food and Climate" at the Main Stage. This panel is led by Tamara Ballie.

On the Main Stage at North Terrace, the following music performances will be held from 6.00pm.

Young Adelaide Voices 6.00pm
Asira 6.30pm
James Beaumont 7.00pm
Only Knows - 7.30pm with Young Adelaide Voices concluding at 8.00pm.

Galleries, Art, Free, Teens, Adelaide, Music, Dance, Workshops
Photo courtesy of The Art Gallery of South Australia

If you are feeling a little peckish during the evening's event, there will be free snacks on the North Terrace, which will include pizzas and soft drinks with vegan and gluten-free also catered.

Other activities throughout the evening include craft workshops to make a climate badge to share your stance on the environment, a teen-led sketch tour with Asha Southcombe, challenge yourself to a game of ethics and don't forget to have your photograph taken with your friends in The Photobooth.

This event is suitable for Teens between the ages of 13 to 17. Address for The Gallery is North Terrace, Adelaide City. For more information, please call 08 8207 7000.
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Why? Teens experience art through different mediums
When: 15 February 2020
Phone: 08 8207 7000
Where: The Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
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