Are you under 30 and interested in art?

We don't want art experts. We want change makers and great conversationalists.

In 2022, the Art Gallery of South Australia began building a collective of young people, aged between 20 – 30 years old, to engage in a 12 week training program that focuses on contemporary art and its intersections with social justice, diversity and the environment.

Once training was completed, this collective, ‘the Vanguard’, began sharing ideas and knowledge of art with the general public, touring on topics and areas of interest to you, artists and audiences while facilitating conversations about art.

What’s involved?

A twelve-week training program, four hours per week, commencing Tuesday 1st March through to the Tuesday the 31st of May. Vanguard training sessions have been tentatively scheduled for 1:00pm to 4:30pm. The backdrop of the training program will be the 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. You will be trained in ways of thinking about, and engaging with contemporary art. Talks and teachings from artists, curators and critical thinkers will form part of the learning agenda.

What do you need?

No previous art training is necessary. You will need commitment to the 12 week training, a passion for art, social justice, curiosity, engaging with the public (or all of the above!) and, importantly, an interest in volunteering with the Art Gallery of South Australia beyond the 12 week training program.

How to apply?

Applications are currently closed.

Introducing the Vanguard

Meet the Vanguards of AGSA