Water as culture, concept and commodity

ACE Gallery

24 September - 20 November 2021

Perspectives: Hannah Presley

Free lecture by Hannah Presley

Hawke Centre

Saturday 16 October

Chris De Rosa | Explore sea living organisms to create print-based works

Explore a range of drawing, image transfer, embossing and lino-printing techniques in this one-off workshop with SA artist, Chris De Rosa.

ACE Gallery

Saturday 9 October

Kurangk Listening, Seaweed and Kayaking

Kurangk Listening is an off-site, outdoors public program


Saturday 6 November

Sweat and Tears and the Ocean Artist Talks

As part of the WATER RITES exhibition program

ACE Gallery

Saturday 16 October, 2pm

Accessible tour of WATER RITES exhibition

Led by WATER RITES curator Danni Zuvela

ACE Open

Tuesday 12 October 2021


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Contact ACE Open

+61 8 8211 7505


PO Box 10114
Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide Business Centre,
South Australia, 5000


Through its free exhibitions and events, ACE Open provides transformative contemporary art experiences for artists and audiences from its CBD art gallery in Adelaide, South Australia.

ACE Open is supported by the South Australian Government through Arts South Australia and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. ACE Open is also assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. ACE Open is a member of Contemporary Arts Organisations Australia.

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Lion Arts Centre
North Terrace (West End)
Kaurna Yarta
Adelaide SA 5000

Tues – Sat, 11am – 4pm

  • Wheelchair Access

ACE Open respectfully acknowledges the traditional country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and pays respect to Elders past and present. We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.