AGSA Asian Arts Program

AGSA Asian Arts Program
Installation shot of the exhibition ‘No god but God: The art of Islam’ (opened 24 August) at the AGSA


Join in an Asian arts symposium at the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), held during the Adelaide Festival

Friday 1st November 

10:30 - 12:00   No god but God  - James Bennett, AGSA

1:30 - 2:30      Recent Acquisitions & exhibition plans for 2020 - Russell Kelty

2:30 - 3:15     Asian Perspectives in Australian art  (with reference to Adelaide art collectors) - Dr. Jennifer Harris

4:00               Afternoon drink with Rhana Devenport, Director, Art Gallery of South Australia


OPTIONAL EXTRAS (numbers limited)

Saturday 2nd November 

10:00 - 11:30   Tours of Exhibition Triumph & Tragedy: Catherine, the Romanovs & Fabergé  and  House Tour with special theme, Asian objects and Chinoiserie in the Roche Collection  – Robert Reason, Director, The David Roche Foundation.  Cost $20

Places to be booked and paid on line at

2:00 - 3:00      Fabric of Life studio, Mary Jose, Textile Conservator (RSVP bookings to )


Where:  Symposium at the Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide

Cost:     AGSA symposium on Friday is free but bookings are essential

RSVP    to Russell Kelty (


Friday, 1st November, 2019 10:30 am to 5:00 pm