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SALA - Arts on the Plains

To book in for the official launch of the SALA - Arts on the Plains opening event on Sunday the 6th of August at 2pm at the Gawler Civic Centre, Institute Hall, please click here.

SALA - Arts on the Plains would like thank the following sponsors for their support of this initiative, without their sponsorship and support, it simply would not have been possible to organise and put on this event.

Gawler Council
Gawler Business Development Group
MP Tony Piccolo
Gawler Community Gallery Inc.
Gawler Makers Market

Guided Tours:
Sandra Winder has very kindly offered to give guided tours for the public and/or for visitors with dementia and/or neuro diverse people on the following dates:

Mondays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th of August from 9 – 10.30am and Saturdays in August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 9 – 10.30am.
In order to have a guided tour with Sandra you will need to reach out to her directly on   or call or text her on 0408 852 621. Any tours MUST be booked in directly with Sandra.

Gawler Community Art Gallery fully supports the aims and Objectives of the South
Australia Living Artists (SALA) Festival, held each year in August.
From next year the Gallery aims to be a participating venue under the SALA
umbrella. For now, though, we are supporting our local Art On The Plains festival in
alignment with SALA.

What is SALA?
The "South Australian Living Artists" (SALA) Festival is a statewide festival of visual art.

The SALA Festival was established in 1998 to promote and celebrate the many talented visual artists in South Australia. The aim was - and remains - to extend visual arts audiences, and as an umbrella organisation, [SALA has] continued a policy of inclusiveness allowing all South Australian visual artists of any level and working in any medium to be part of [its] annual SALA Festival every August.


South Australian visual artists working at any stage of career and in any medium are
able to make, share and receive recognition for their work.
South Australian communities and audiences are enriched and inspired by their
engagement with South Australian visual art, including the large number of ‘incidental’ arts audiences for whom SALA’s local exhibitions is their first point of engagement with the arts.

SALA is a vibrant and valued part of all South Australian communities and inter/nationally recognised as a diverse, democratic and inclusive visual arts champion that enhances our own and the world’s understanding of this unique place and our pride in the art it creates.


South Australia’s living visual artists are at our heart.

Our democratic, open-access model includes South Australian visual artists working
at every level, in any medium, from all backgrounds and all parts of the state.

We listen and respond to our artists, connect and engage with our communities, and
work in collaboration with our colleagues and partners.

We support and nurture South Australian visual artists and audiences, create
pathways, amplify their voices, and advocate on their behalf.

We are curious and innovative, always learning and evolving.

We are professional, respectful and accountable.

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