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Salon des Refusés Twilight Evening

Summer is finally here and with it comes one of our ever popular Twilight Evenings. On the evening of 2nd of December, we will be staying open late to give you an extra opportunity to experience Salon des Refusés 2021, a stunning, and often controversial, display of Australian contemporary portraiture and landscapes.

Join us from 5-7:30PM (last entry at 7PM) to view this exhibition of over 40 works entered into the Archibald and Wynne prizes, with incredible pieces by artists such as Rhoda Tjitayi, Craig Handley, Reg Mombassa, Sally Robinson, Katherine Edney, Robyn Sweaney, and Wendy Sharpe.

There will also be two sets of exquisite French Classical music (as well as a few Christmas tunes) by Adelaide String Duo, the first at 5:30, the second at 6:30pm. Delicious ice cream will be available in the forecourt provided by the St Louis Ice Cream Cart, and a variety of drinks will also be available for purchase the event. Bring your friends and get in the festive spirit!

Doors open 5–7:30PM. Last entry 7PM. Tickets are available for pre-purchase or on the door for $20 including a complimentary drink on arrival. Children under 12 free. Additional food and drinks will be available for purchase for consumption in the forecourt and Roman room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above (L to R): Craig Handley, The Performer 2021 (self portrait as the sad mad clown) | Caroline Zilinsky, The Wedgwood Heart | Sally Robinson, Veena Sahajwalla

 

About the performers…

Adelaide String Duo

Jacqui and Brenton Edgecombe are the Adelaide String Duo, partners in music and in life. They have been performing together since 1997 having met as fellow members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Their unique violin and cello duo performs music across a wide range of genres, from classical to folk to hard rock!

Jacqui and Brenton have lived in Sydney and Melbourne, performing internationally in theatres, clubs and on cruise ships with their multi-MO-Award winning musical variety act String Fever. Since 2017 they have been happy to call Adelaide home again and are enjoying the musical life of their beautiful native city.

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