The countdown is on for the launch of the Burra Ephemeral Art Trail, with four artists from Adelaide and Clayton Bay who undertook a successful residency working alongside four local Burra artists last year set to return. The public art trail will reflect experiences each of the artists had during their residencies, with temporary artworks installed through the centre of town. Join us at 3pm for the official launch with a painting performance by Henry Jock Walker across from the gallery next to the skate park. Each of the artists has taken the experiences they had while in ...
Artists whose works are held in the collection include our founding members Helen Pammenter and Jill Francis, along with well-known artists including Jo Caddy, Ian Davis, Margaret Tuckey, Coralie Armstrong, Harry Sherwin and Ian Roberts.
A companion exhibition to the Ephemeral Art Project Residencies, artistic collaborations, community engagement and new ties in the lead up to the Burra Ephemeral Art Trail launch Sunday April 17 at 3pm
STAGE ONE: two artists will be residence from Wednesday 22 July – Tuesday 28 July, 2015, and two from Wednesday 26 August – Tuesday 1 September, 2015. This will bookend SALA Festival 2015, and will be a registered SALA event.
Making connections through art: Burra Regional Art Gallery fosters excellence in the arts, supports the work of regional and young artists and promotes community education in the arts.
A beautiful building with excellent spaces for showing work from the small and intimate to the huge and confronting, including a small retail shop of affordable high quality works and Artist Cards. The Gallery provides a venue for artists to exhibit their works in group and solo exhibitions, hosts major touring exhibitions, conducts competitions and invites prominent artists to conduct master classes and workshops.
Situated within the old Telegraph and Post Office building from which J McDouall Stuart sent his message in Dec 1862, to inform the SA authorities that he had successfully crossed Australia. The S.T. Gill room has four major works by that artist of Burra in 1847 and 1850.
A volunteer manned and managed gallery, the building and external maintenance is provided by the Regional Council of Goyder and is open Tuesday to Sunday. Hours 1 – 4pm.
2 annual competitions are held:
March – April: Portrait Competition
October – November: Art of the Flower and Garden Competition held in conjunction with Burra Districts Open Gardens Weekend