Drawing on Country: Inside Out

With our physical boundaries limited as we stay home during the Covid-19 pandemic, the popular outdoor event, Drawing on Country is changing its outlook. This year participants will record their ‘interior environment’ during a unique time in our lives of social distancing and isolation. It could be a still life, a part of your garden, your neighbourhood or a quiet spot in a nature park. Then photograph and upload your artwork in an online exhibition.

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Breaking Ground 2021 applications now open!

Breaking Ground is now open until June 30! Artists are encouraged to be ambitious, dream big and extend themselves to ‘break new ground’ in their practice with this highly coveted award in partnership with SALA.

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Help by donating your ticket to the Artist Fund

Country Arts SA's Artist Fund has been set up to help artists, their support crews and freelancers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Country Arts SA's response to COVID-19

The health and wellbeing of our regional communities, patrons, artists and staff are our biggest priority. In light of this, Country Arts SA has taken precautionary and proactive measures.

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Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light
  • Visual Arts

Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light

9th May 2020 — 27th September 2020

First shown at the 2016 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art: Magic Object, Sydney-based photographer Robyn Stacey used camera obscura to depict the city of Adelaide as it has never been seen before.

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POSTPONED: Coal Miner's Daughter
  • Music

POSTPONED: Coal Miner's Daughter

27th May 2020

Presented by Mellen Events

Multi awarded, look alike songstress, Amber Joy Poulton, brings Coal Miner’s Daughter featuring the mega-hits and stories of inspirational pioneer and superstar Loretta Lynn, to Australia this May.

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First Nations Writers Retreat

First Nations Writers Retreat

5th June 2020 — 8th June 2020

First Nations emerging writers from around South Australia are invited to participate in a series of free writing workshops and discussions during a writers retreat at Narrung on Ngarrindjeri country.

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