Future Exhibitions

Doppelgänger and Zombies

Doppelgänger and Zombies | Rochus Urban Hinkel

Decorative Arts in the Digital Age Exhibition of Archetypes, Cyber Crafts and Collectibles 1 July – 23 July 2022 – Free entry Craftship and arts, design and fabrication have shifted dramatically in the Digital Age. From New Materials, Avatars, Crypto Currencies, GANs, Metaverse, and Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs), to Lidar Scanning, Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR… 

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Silhouettes: Fashion in the Shadow of HIV/AIDS

Galleries 1 - 3 | 29 January - 18 June 2022

Silhouettes: Fashion in the Shadow of HIV/AIDS explores the lives and works of some of fashion’s brightest stars from the late 20th century. Featured in this ground-breaking exhibition are works by designers, artists and activists who have passed of AIDS-related illness to raise awareness of their contribution to fashion during a pivotal moment in history.… 

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The Doppelgänger

Fermoy House | 11 November - 16 December 2021

In 2020 the University of South Australia, the SIDA Foundation, and the David Roche Foundation awarded a two-year Research Fellowship in Interior Design and Decoration to the project The Doppelgänger, developed by Dr Rochus Urban Hinkel, Associate Professor for Architecture and Design at the Melbourne School of Design at The University of Melbourne. The Doppelgänger… 

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Salon des Refusés

Galleries 1 – 3 | 9 October – 11 December 2021

On display in Adelaide for the first time in its almost 30 year history is the National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery’s Salon des Refusés 2021, the alternate Archibald and Wynne prize exhibition. The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Art… 

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Melbourne Street Open Air Art Gallery

As part of the 2021 SALA festival, North Adelaide’s Melbourne Street presents the Melbourne Street Open Air Art Gallery. Inspired by the success of the 2020 Musée Extérieur art trail, this exhibition consists of works by 15 emerging and established South Australian artists displayed on walls and in shop fronts along the breadth of Melbourne… 

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SALA 2021

In-flight: occurring, carried out, or present while in flight | 3 August – 2 October 2021

Jane Bowden, Angela Giuliani, Michelle Kelly, and Simon Williams create jewellery in response to The David Roche Collection. This ‘cabinet of curiosities’ takes the form of an ornate, French steel and gilt metal aviary, owned by David. Jane, Angela, Simon, and Michelle have shared the studio space at Zu design over several years, acting as… 

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Embroidery: Oppression to Expression

Galleries 1 – 3 | 17 June – 25 September

Featuring exquisite embroideries from across four centuries, Embroidery: Oppression to Expression embraces contemporary textile practice in Australia and traditional European styles. Travel from Georgian England to William Morris and forward to the internationally renowned couture of Paolo Sebastian created right here in Adelaide. Enjoy an extensive display of samplers, religious works, Regency silk pictures, and… 

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Captain Cook & the Art of Memorabilia

Galleries 1 - 3 | 30 January - 29 May 2021

In 2004 David Roche acquired the HMS Resolution table, c.1810, a significant piece of English Regency memorabilia so-called because it contains a piece of oak from the ship and an inscription to James Cook’s achievements set amongst exotic timbers from the lands visited by Cook. Displayed for the first time at the Foundation, the table… 

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Musée Extérieur - North Adelaide Art Trail

The Musée Extérieur (Outdoor Museum) is a City of Adelaide curated art trail consisting of reproductions of 10 paintings from the collection of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbour-en-Cotentin, France, that winds its way through North Adelaide. All the works are life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century. The… 

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War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics

Galleries 1 - 3 | 10 September - 19 December 2020

War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics brings the art form of ‘military intarsia’ back to vivid life with 25 breathtaking examples spanning from the Napoleonic Wars through the Crimean War of the mid-19th century to the late 19th century British colonial wars in India and southern Africa. Although now… 

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