2017 Open Day

  • Dates: 20 – 20 Aug, 2017

Find your creative edge at the Adelaide College of the Arts Open Day.

When: Sunday 20 August, 10.30am - 2.30pm.

Where: 39 Light Square, Adelaide

Take a building tour, running every half hour between 11am and 2pm. Meet in the foyer.

Information Sessions

Activity Time  Location
Music and Performance  11.15 – 11.45am  

Level 1, Room 1.20


Technical Production and Design

 11.00 – 11.20am Ground Level,
X Space
Acting 12.00 - 12.20pm
Individual counselling available throughout the day 
Level 3,
Room 3.45
Contemporary Dance 12.00 - 12.20pm
Individual counselling available throughout the day
Level 3, 

Room 3.41

Visual Arts
Ceramics, Drawing, Jewellery, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture
12.25 - 12.45pm  

Ground Level, Main Theatre

Sound Production 12.40 – 1.00pm Level 1, Room 1.20
Graphic Design and Print Media 1.00 - 1.20pm Level 2,
Room 2.03
Commercial Photography and Photo Imaging 1.10 – 1.30pm  

Level 1,
Room 1.20

CGI and Game Art
1.40 – 2.00pm  

Level 1, Room 1.20

Media, Film and TV 2.00 – 2.20pm  

Level 1, Room 1.20

Come and See

Activity Time  Location
CGI and Game Art    
CGI Green Screen – Come and see a green screen in action. See yourself transported to a parallel universe.
11.30am – 1.30pm Level 1, Room 1.44
Game Art  - Come and see a game mod created using unreal engine 4 showcased in the Indy Games Room at AVCON 11.30am – 1.30pm Level 1, Room 1.33

Drawing performance by design student Kirsty Martinsen
1.30 – 2.00pm

Level 2, Atrium

Design display  All day Ground Level, Room G.33
Music and Sound

Listen to a live band performance by music students

10.30am – 2.00pm Ground Floor, Entrance
 Studio mixing
11.30am – 1.30pm Level 1, Room 1.22
 Performing Arts    
 Observe a dance class 10.45am – 12.00pm
1.00 – 2.30pm
Level 3, Room 3.41
 Observe an acting rehearsal 10.45am – 12.00pm
1.00 – 2.30pm
Level 3, Room 3.45
Technical Production
  • Design for Live Events
  • Lighting, Sound, Vision Technology and Staging
  • Live music presented by Technical Production and Music students
  • Stage Management
 All day Ground Level, X Space Theatre
Visual Arts    
Drawing - Come and draw on the walls and the floor. Drawing demonstrations all day. 10.30am – 2.30pm
Level 2, Room 2.59
Ceramics - The Great Pottery Throw Down. Be part of the action. See how many pots we can make in one day.
10.30am – 2.30pm Basement, Rooms 2.14 and 2.19
Jewellery - Explore mark making on metal to create your own unique pendant to take home 11.00am-2.00pm Ground Floor, Workshop G.28
Painting – Join in the choose your own adventure, large scale wall collaboration.

10.30am – 2.00pm Level 2, Room 2.71
Photography - Love photography. Come and see how the image can be transformed in our studios!

10.30 – 11.30am

Level 1, Rooms 1.29 and 1.36
Printmaking - Come and see the printmaking studio in action in all of its inky glory, with students creating artworks using a variety of printmaking processes. Try your hand at making your own print to take home with our interactive demonstration! 11.30am - 1.30pm
Level 2, Rooms 2.29 and 2.30
Public Art Project – Come and see our students working with professional artists to realise a collaborative public art project 10.30am – 2.30pm Front Lawned Area
Sculpture - Come and try some figure sculpture working from a still life model in clay.  Observe the magic of the bronze casting session where we will be pouring hot beautiful metal into student moulds.
10.30am – 2.30pm Ground Floor, Workshop G.31