SALA Hub at Queens Theatre is a place where artists and audiences can come and sharpen skills, try something different or simply kick back in the Queens new arts and live music bar. The SALA Hub program has been designed for artists and art lovers – at all levels of experience. The Hub program includes Slide Night, workshops, masterclasses and marathons!
Corner Playhouse Lane & Gilles Arcade
2023 dates and times coming soon!
While we prepare for the SALA 2023, explore below past events at the SALA Hub.
To celebrate the significant milestone of SALA’s 25th Anniversary we invited a curatorial circle of six extraordinary guests, to each propose South Australian artists whose work, for them, embodies the values and legacy of the States’ iconic festival.
A five-day drawing intensive was led by artist Christopher Orchard. Co-presented by SALA with Adelaide Central School of Art.
Classical Realism Masterclass
Participants were invited to develop realist drawing techniques in this skills-based training atelier led by Rob Gutteridge
Jewellery workshop: Lost-wax Casting with Erin Daniell
Participants created a unique ring using lost-wax casting processes with contemporary jeweller, Erin Daniell.
Drawing workshop: Portrait Drawing with Jasmine Crisp
A colourful portrait workshop led by emerging artist, Jasmine Crisp.
Ceramics workshop: Votive Vessels with Sam Gold
Participants explored the structural & conceptual capacity & fragility of clay by creating a pinch style ceramic votive with Sam Gold.
The main entrance to Queens Theatre is located on the corner of Playhouse Lane and Gilles Arcade.
Bus stops nearby: W1, W2, D1, D2, D3 (Currie Street)
Train: Catch train to Adelaide Station and walk South towards Currie Street and then West towards Gilles Arcade.
Tram: Adelaide Railway Station Tram Stop, or City West Tram Stop
Car: There is a public carpark directly across from the theatre at 20 Playhouse Lane. On weekends and after 4pm weekdays, parking is a flat rate of $5 per day. For more information please click here.
Queens Theatre will be heated so you can enjoy art and the bar in comfort. However, being a winter event, we do suggest you dress warmly.
There is no entry fee for the SALA Hub to enjoy the bar. However, any dedicated events like workshops or Slide Night are all ticketed events.
The onsite bar is card only, with contactless payments preferred.
SALA encourages everyone to be up to date with their COVID-19 and Flu vaccinations. This is recommended by SA Health to keep our community safe. We support wearing masks if social distancing isn’t possible or you are a close contact of someone who is unwell. If you are feeling at all unwell, we will miss you, but we appreciate you choosing to stay at home.
The world’s largest open-access visual arts festival holds a precious place in the hearts of South Australians. To celebrate the significant milestone of SALA’s 25th Anniversary we invited a curatorial circle of six extraordinary guests, to each propose South Australian artists whose work, for them, embodies the values and legacy of the States’ iconic festival.
Roy Ananda, Kirsten Coelho, Margaret Dodd, Tsering Hannaford, Sue Kneebone, Juanella McKenzie, Ian North, Christopher Orchard, Tom Phillips, Sonya Rankine, Darren Siwes, James Tylor, Angela Valamanesh, Sera Waters and
Nici Cumpston OAM, Artistic Director, Tarnanthi, AGSA
Paul Greenaway OA, Director, GAGPROJECTS
Margo & Sam Hill-Smith, Directors Hill-Smith Art Advisory
Brian Parkes, CEO at JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design
Sandy Verschoor, Lord Mayor of Adelaide
Supported by Queens Theatre through AEDA and City of Adelaide. Bookings essential.
Jewellery: Lost-wax Casting with Erin Daniell
Create a unique ring using lost-wax casting processes with contemporary jeweller, Erin Daniell. This workshop is perfect for any skill level.
DRAWING: Portrait Drawing with Jasmine Crisp
A colourful portrait workshop led by emerging artist, Jasmine Crisp. This workshop is suitable for those with minimal portraiture experience.
PHOTOGRAPHY: LIGHT PAINTING WITH DENIS SMITH
Join light painting artist, Denis Smith for a hands-on workshop creating magical light sculptures. Perfect for beginners.
CERAMICS: Votive Vessels with Sam Gold
Explore the structural & conceptual capacity & fragility of clay by creating a pinch style ceramic votive with Sam Gold. Beginner friendly.