AMaGA (SA) News & Events



Friday 3 May, 8am

East Terrace Continental

6 East Terrace, Adelaide


This month at the AMaGA (SA) monthly Networking Breakfast includes guest speaker Helen Lawry, Education Presenter at Ayers House Museum, National Trust of South Australia.


Helen Lawry is a storyteller, writer and teacher. She studied creative writing at Flinders University and Manchester Metropolitan University and Storytelling at Emerson College in the UK.


Please order and pay for your breakfast on arrival, and then head upstairs to join us in the balcony room.


If you haven't been to a breakfast before, don't be shy, bring a friend, and enjoy the friendly company of the GLAM sector in SA.


Please register your attendance by email to by the close of business Thursday 2 May.







Wednesday 22 May, 5.15pm

Ira Raymond Room

Level 3, Hub Central, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide

North Terrace


AMaGA (SA) AGM will commence at 5.15pm, all members are invited to the AGM and the talk ‘Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’ which will immediately follow the meeting at 6pm.


The following positions are vacant on the AMaGA (SA) Branch Committee: 1 Secretary, 1 Treasurer and 4 Ordinary Member positions. Please note that if you would like to stand for any of these positions you must be an individual member of AMaGA or the designated representative of an organisational member.


Please submit your nominations for committee positions by Monday 20 May via email

If you can’t attend the meeting you can submit your vote by proxy by emailing a proxy form by 20 May.


Attachments (links)

Nomination Form

Proxy Form

2019 AGM Agenda  



Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition

Wednesday 22 May, 6-7pm

Ira Raymond Room

Level 3, Hub Central, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide

North Terrace


Following our AGM, Rhana Devenport, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia will talk about her plans for AGSA in light of this year’s International Council of Museum’s International Museum Day theme ‘Museums as Cultural Hubs: the Future of Tradition’.



Rhana Devenport took up the position of AGSA’s Director, the first woman to lead this institution in October 2018. An Australian, she relocated to Adelaide from New Zealand where she had been director of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki since 2013. Prior to her role in Auckland she was director of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Plymouth, NZ.



Before moving to New Zealand, Rhana worked for many years in Brisbane on the Asia Pacific Triennial at the Queensland Gallery of Art. She has also worked with the Sydney Festival and the Sydney Biennale.



She was honoured with an ONZM (Officer of The New Zealand Order of Merit) for her services to the arts in the 2018 New Year Honours list.



6-7pm, members and the general public are all welcome, please register your attendance at the talk via email or via Eventbrite here.


Directions: Ira Raymond Room is located on level 3 Hub Central, North Terrace Campus, the University of Adelaide. Enter via bridge of the Barr Smith steps and Ira Raymond Room is directly in front of you as you enter the building.


Gabrielle Sexton

On behalf of the AMaGA(SA) Committee