Kick off the first Friday of the year with a soulful night of music, talks and tours. Be immersed in Corey Theatre’s lyrical tales before enjoying the electrifying pop sounds of Miiesha. Try your hand at sketching sculpturally in a traditional Ngarrindjeri weaving workshop with Sonya Rankine and hear from Tarnanthi artist Sandra Saunders in conversation with Dr Jess Wallace and Emma Fey, CEO of Guildhouse. Delve further into Tarnanthi with a guided tour of the exhibition.

5pm & 7pm
Guided Tours
Take a tour of Tarnanthi or learn more about our collection on a ‘New works for the New Year’ tour.
Where: Meet in the Atrium

Musical Performance - Corey Theatre

Lose yourself in the melodic tales of Corey Theatre, a Gunditjmara-Belgian singer songwriter. Theatre’s tunes tell stories of Country, love and politics, and work to aid the revival of the Gunditjmara and Kaurna languages.
Where: Sculpture courtyard

From 5.30pm
Workshop - Sketch with String
Be inspired by Ngarrindjeri weaving techniques in this introductory workshop led by Sonya Rankine, Ngarrindjeri, Narungga, Ngadjuri and Wirangu artist.
Where: Under the Tarnanthi tent

Artist in Conversation
Join Wangary-based Ngarrindjeri painter and activist Sandra Saunders in conversation with her mentor, Dr Jess Wallace. Facilitated by Emma Fey, CEO of Guildhouse, this conversation will unpack Sandra’s and Jess’s process of working together, Sandra’s multifaceted activist arts practice, and the impact of working together in painting and documentary filmmaking. This talk will be followed by a screening of Sandra’s film.
Where: Gallery 23b

Musical Performance - Miiesha

Making her quick ascent into the world of music, Miiesha is a strong proud Pitjantjatjara/Torres Strait Islander woman. Her R&B/Soul laced voice and music brings people together, helps us learn more about her community she now lives and inspires all to share.
Where: Sculpture courtyard

First Fridays is presented by Tarnanthi, in partnership with BHP and with the support of the Government of South Australia.