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Invitation to members, old and new, or anyone wanting to try it out to come together to paint as a community of artists. Monday morning 10.00 – 12.30 has always been the ‘heart land’ time for BPG and in the past, for Companion Painting. Offering this expanded version of Companion Painting gives us the chance […]

SALA 2023 Awards Night and Winners

We had a wonderful launch and awards night on 3rd August, with guest speaker Penny Griggs, CEO, Adelaide Central School of Art presenting the awards to the worthy winners. Judging was by esteemed artist and ACSA art lecturer, Melanie Brown. The winners are: Patron’s Award (Oil and Acrylic) – 1st prize, Elizabeth De Boo for […]

SALA Launch and Awards Night

Come along to this special evening to celebrate our 2023 SALA Exhibition and Award Winners on Thursday 3rd August, 6pm – 8pm at The Atrium, Burnside Civic Centre. Our special Guest Speaker is Penny Griggs, CEO, Adelaide Central School of Art. All welcome.

Quiz Night Photos

Our fund-raising Social Night held on Wednesday 24th May was a terrific success, making a healthy contribution to BPG funds. A fun mix of Quiz Night, games, silent auction, raffle, supper and laughs was enjoyed by many members, their families and friends. Many thanks to all the organisers and helpers, and special thanks to our […]

Quiz Night

7.00 p.m.Wednesday, 24th May, St Matthew’s Hall, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington, 5068 $10 entry fee. Please bring a plate of supper to share. A bar service will be available. Invite your friends to form a table of ten or join the table set aside for members. We have organised raffles and a silent auction with […]


After a long recess, Companion Painting will resume for a trial period on Monday mornings from 3rd April. It is free of charge (except for gold coin donation for coffee and biscuits) and runs from 10am to 12.30pm in the side room at St Matthews Hall. The companion painting space will not be available on […]


If you are interested in enrolling in future Art courses, you might also like to read our class reports from a few recently completed courses tutored by – Judith Kittel – read here Judith Kittel – Creating with Colour: T1 Gishka van Ree – read here Gishka van Ree – Fundamentals of Drawing: W1 Bernadette […]

February AGSA Visit

Our first Art Gallery tour for 2023 focussed on recent acquisitions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Titled “The Nature of Culture”, the diverse selection of paintings, sculpture and woven works were drawn from communities in many regions of the country, including Yirrkala and Maningrida in the Northern Territory, the desert regions and the […]

Monastery Exhibition

On Sunday 5th February we had a wonderful open day and launch of our exhibition at The Monastery, Cross Road, Urrbrae. Some 80 plus members and guests came along mingle and hear our special guest, The Hon. Hieu Van Le AC open the exhibition, also attended by The Mayor of Burnside, Anne Monceaux. The exhibition […]