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Treasures by Lantern Light @ Art Gallery of SA

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by Jenny Esots (subscribe)
A freelance writer and traveller who likes to explore the spiritual, literary and hidden gems of Adelaide and beyond.
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Captain Pedro Pyjamas is steering a course in search of Treasure
This July school holidays kids can explore by lantern light the treasures of the seas from a time when treasure ships were trading between the East and West. The journey will take kids deep into the shadows of the Treasure Ships exhibition with the debonair master of the waves Captain Pedro Pyjamas as their guide.

Image: 'Nagasaki School Scenes of traders at Nagasaki' late 18th–early 19th century, Nagasaki, Japan, pair of hand scrolls (e maki). M.J.M. Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014. Art Gallery of SA Facebook page.
Image: 'Nagasaki School Scenes of traders at Nagasaki' late 18th–early 19th century, Nagasaki, Japan, pair of hand scrolls (e maki). M.J.M. Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014. Art Gallery of SA Facebook page.


Get ready for delightful tales as the captain steers a course. This tour goes by candlelight through the exhibition. Visitors help the captain to discover his most valuable treasure of all. 


The 'Treasure Ships' are coming! Photo Jenny Esots
The 'Treasure Ships' are coming! Photo Jenny Esots


This exhibition is a rare treat of artifacts from the age of spices. The tours by lantern are sure to have a bounty of riches for all ages. The tours will run from Monday 6 July - Friday 10 July at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm. 
Tours cast off from the exhibition entrance in the Art gallery of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide. Further information is available online

Get ready for compelling tales of exploration and trade between the East and the West. Photo Jenny Esots
Get ready for compelling tales of exploration and trade between the East and the West. Photo Jenny Esots



Cost: Family $35, Adult $15, Child 5-12 $5 

Bookings essential: call 8207 7005 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au


The Treasure Ships exhibition also has an associated free Studio activity space for kids. See info here

Tours cast off from the exhibition entrance. Art gallery of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide. Photo Jenny Esots
Tours cast off from the exhibition entrance. Art gallery of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide. Photo Jenny Esots
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Why? Explore by lantern light
When: Monday 6 July - Friday 10 July at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm
Phone: 8207 7005
Where: Art gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Family $35, Adult $15, Child 5-12 $5
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