The Burnside Painting Group actively supports and promotes artistic skill and creativity in the local community. We currently have over 100 active members. Becoming a member offers many benefits for a very modest annual fee ($75).

We invite anyone aged sixteen or over, who enjoys professional art tuition and practice in the company of like-minded others, to explore our comprehensive range of tutored Short (6 weeks) Art Courses, all delivered by experienced and well-known Australian artists.

Join us in 2024. Your annual subscription includes organised tours to the Art Gallery of South Australia and other art exhibitions, social events with interesting guest speakers, opportunities to exhibit and sell artwork at our very popular SALA and other Exhibitions, Companion Painting, and much more..


Our classes and workshops are run by talented and experienced tutors and are suitable for novices through to experts.


From social nights to gallery tours, we hold a range of art-based events for our members.


We are proud to present our members’ works through multiple exhibitions and open days throughout the year.

Upcoming BPG events & classes

June Friday Gallery Visit – Fleurieu Art HouseFri, 28 Jun 2024, 11.00am

Drawing Portraits in Charcoal: M4Mon, 1 Jul 2024, 10am - 12.30pm

Life Drawing -T4Thu, 4 Jul 2024, 10am - 12.30pm

Social NightWed, 10 Jul 2024, 7pm-0.30pm

AGSA July Visit: AGSA Benefaction Art worksWed, 10 Jul 2024, 10.20am

Companion Painting

We offer members the opportunity to paint together informally on Monday mornings during class term time. Come along to paint, chat, learn from each other and have a coffee.

AGSA Visits

Members of the Burnside Painting Group are invited to join a small group of members who meet on specific nominated dates to enjoy a tour of exhibitions on display at the Gallery.

Member Galleries

Members of the Burnside Painting Group come from a diverse range of artistic backgrounds. Click the button to view select member galleries.

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