NAIDOC Week at

Heal Country! 4-11 July 2021 To celebrate NAIDOC Week 2021, Aboriginal artist Sasha Hill, returned to to host an informative and relaxing guided painting workshop. The workshop opened with an Acknowledgement of Country and then the lucky 15 participants learnt the Western Desert art style of painting through the use of symbols, storytelling and […]

Celebrating the Year of the Ox

We welcomed the Year of the Ox in style with a community celebration at The event was supported by AnglicareSA, and featured a range of activities including lessons in blessing writing from youth110 Case Manager, Louisa, and chopstick competitions using a marble that tested competitors’ dexterity. 0

MVC Culinary Competition

Meridian Vocational College’s inaugural Culinary Competition was recently held at, where 12 up and coming chefs competed over two heats. As well as experienced chef and MVC CEO, Daman Rana, judges included SJYS CEO, Wendy Malycha and Aboriginal Cultural Broker, Alex Houthuysen (Hill). ‘Your perception about food changes when you have to judge it,’ […]

Walk of Awareness

The Walk of Awareness is held each year in Port Adelaide to commemorate the Apology made to the Stolen Generations by then-Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, in 2008. Attendees walk together across Birkenhead Bridge to the southern side towards Hart’s Mill to take part in a Smoking Ceremony, story telling and a shared lunch. Below is […] officially open!

After months of planning, building and refitting, officially opened its doors on 1st March 2019!  Uncle Fred Agius began proceedings with a moving smoking ceremony in front of on Currie Street. Guests were invited to step through the cleansing smoke into, and be part of’s new story of community connection and […]

SA Youth Week 2019

SA Youth Week at

This year’s SA Youth Week celebrations were extra special for St John’s Youth Services, because they were held at the newly opened! In another first, our SA Youth Week Event was organised by SJYS events volunteer, Samantha. Another of our  promotions volunteer, Chris, helped out with social media to spread the word to our […]


If you’re a young artist who wants to be part of the gallery’s first ever SALA exhibition, we want to hear from you! We’re inviting Expressions of Interest from visual artists aged under 25 years who’d like to exhibit during the 2019 SALA Festival. We’re especially interested in work that represents or responds to […]