[ February 20, 2021; ]
Neo is where young people can kick back and hang out with friends while joining in artist-led workshops, listening to local live music and taking part in performances and activities.
Held at the Art Gallery of SA, there are various activities, including karaoke, poetry and photobooths. Teens are able to meet new friends and attend […]
[ February 20, 2021; ]
[ February 7, 2021; March 4, 2021; May 2, 2021; June 6, 2021; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia
Enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery – an exciting introduction to art for children and their families.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South Australia on […]
[ February 27, 2021 to May 16, 2021. ]
Clarice Beckett: The present moment at the Art Gallery of South Australia
The Art Gallery of South Australia will present the most comprehensive retrospective ever staged of Clarice Beckett, one of Australia’s most enigmatic and admired modernist painters. Clarice Beckett: The present moment, will see nearly 130 works by the artist on display as part of […]
Holden Heroes: A Retrospective 1948 to 2017 Exhibition
The History Trust of South Australia’s National Motor Museum is proud to present some of Holden’s finest and most important machines, never before seen under one roof.
Holden Heroes: A Retrospective 1948 to 2017 is a showcase of 18 of the most special vehicles from Holden’s Heritage Collection on display at […]
[ January 4, 2021 to January 8, 2021. January 11, 2021 to January 15, 2021. January 18, 2021 to January 22, 2021. ]
Waterhouse School Holiday Program
These school holidays there’s plenty to see and do at the Museum.
Be inspired by this year’s Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition and go along for a self-guided trail through the Museum or take part in four exciting makers workshops.
Draw! Recycle! Explore! | 4 – 8 January 2021, 11am – 12pm or […]
Image: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward ‘Terminus’ 2017-18 (still), virtual reality experience in five parts: colour, sound. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Commissioned with the assistance of The Balnaves Foundation 2017. Purchased 2018.
Inspired by Sci-Fi, comics and fantasy movies, Terminus is a virtual reality (VR) installation that transports the viewer into an imaginary landscape of […]
[ November 28, 2020; ]
Carrick Hill House Reopening to the Public Following Renovations
Following a $3.3 million renovation at Carrick Hill, the 1939 estate and former residence of Sir Edward and Lady Hayward in the Adelaide foothills will re-open to the public from Saturday 28 November 2020. The house has been closed since July 2019 for renovation work.
The renovation has […]
Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre
The Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre will be opened to the public on Tuesday 17 November 2020 following its launch on 9 November.
The launch took place on the anniversary of Kristallnacht or Night of Broken Glass when the Nazis torched synagogues and vandalised Jewish homes, […]
[ November 15, 2020; ]
On the Terrace
On The Terrace takes over the North Terrace cultural precinct for a full day of free performances by the best of South Australia’s chamber music talents, presented by Chamber Music Adelaide in collaboration with the Art Gallery of SA, South Australian Museum, State Library of SA and the Migration Museum.
Australian premieres will be […]
[ September 19, 2020 to September 20, 2020. October 24, 2020; November 21, 2020 to November 22, 2020. ]
Autism-Friendly Sensory Sessions in the SA Maritime Museum
The SA Maritime Museum will be holding Autism-Friendly Sensory Sessions in September, October and November. The Museum will be create special sessions where families can come in and experience a quieter visit that is more relaxing and less crowded.
The lighting will be dimmed, volume turned down, providing families […]
[ October 16, 2020 to January 31, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_138409" align="alignnone" width="630"] Naomi Hobson, Southern Kaantju/Umpila people, Queensland, born 1978, from the series Adolescent Wonderland, 2019, Coen, Queensland, Courtesy the artist and Redot Fine Art Gallery[/caption]
The Art Gallery of South Australia has announced the exhibition Open Hands for this year’s Tarnanthi, AGSA’s annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. […]
[ October 31, 2020; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Neo Full Moon: Teen Takeover at the Art Gallery of South Australia
Get ready to grab a friend, pull together a wild costume, and roll into a night of live music and performances at Neo Full Moon. The event is live at AGSA, with the option to experience it virtually.
The Art Gallery of South Australia will […]
Samurai is the new exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
For Japan’s warriors, prowess on the battlefield was matched by an acute aesthetic sensibility. Samurai presents the art and ethos of this warrior culture.
From the austerity of lacquer and tea bowls to the opulence of golden screens and armour, this exhibition demonstrates how the ethos […]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition | South Australian Museum | 28 Aug – 15 Nov 2020
[ August 28, 2020 to November 15, 2020. ]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Take your family on a journey through the natural world with awe-inspiring images by professional, emerging and junior photographers, who have shown impeccable patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.
This exhibition is one for all the family, and allows us to explore the beauty and […]
[ September 6, 2020; ]
Start at the Gallery: Colour & Movement
The Art Gallery Start program is back again! It’s a wonderful free program for children 3 to 12 years old which happens on the first Sunday of each month. Families are invited to go along to enjoy art making, music performances and tours.
In September the program at the South […]
[ September 18, 2020; ] [caption id="attachment_137392" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image via: Grande Exhibitions[/caption]
Van Gogh Alive in Sydney
The world’s most visited multi-sensory experience is coming to Sydney for its Australian premiere season.
Presented in over 50 cities, Van Gogh Alive is the most visited multi-sensory experience in the world. The Vincent van Gogh exhibition forgoes the ideas of traditional museums and the notion […]
[ August 18, 2020; ]
MOD. Museum in Adelaide Reopening 18 August 2020
In response to the South Australian Government’s Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions, MOD. is officially reopening on Tuesday 18 August.
To ensure everyone has a comfortable and safe visit, you will notice some changes at MOD. These include capacity limits throughout galleries, increased cleaning of touchscreens and interactives, and social […]
[ August 15, 2020; ]
Log on for a huge night of all things teen-led and local at Neo Home Game.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its third digital event. Home Game, presenting a program of teen talks, creative online labs, and artworks in their first ever exhibition, all in celebration of the South […]
[ July 14, 2020 to September 14, 2020. ]
A European art experience on the walls of Adelaide
Musée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the beautiful and surprising spaces of North Adelaide.
Get up close and personal with life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century, from the collections of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, […]
[ June 6, 2020; ]
Neo Shapeshifters | AGSA
AGSA delivers their second virtual teen-led event with Neo Shapeshifters.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its second free digital event, Neo Shapeshifters. While the Gallery is reopening its doors to the public on Friday 5 June following updated guidelines from the South Australian Government, AGSA […]
History Trust of South Australia to re-open the doors to history in time for June long weekend.
The History Trust of South Australia is preparing to reopen its museums’ doors to the public as part of Step 2 of the South Australian Government’s Roadmap to Recovery for easing COVID-19 restrictions.
The National Motor Museum in Birdwood will open […]
[ June 8, 2020; ]
South Australian Museum Reopening
In response to the South Australian Government’s Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions, the South Australian Museum has announced it will reopen to the public on Monday 8 June.
After two months with its doors closed, the South Australian Museum is gearing up to reopen this Queen’s Birthday public holiday. With an approved capacity […]
Start at Home Activities with the Art Gallery of SA
Extend your Start experience at home with online activities.
Held at AGSA on the first Sunday of every month, Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children aged 3-12 and their families. This free family-fun day includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment.
Art Gallery of South Australia to reopen 5 June 2020: Adelaide Biennial extended
The Art Gallery of South Australia will reopen its doors to the public on Friday 5 June 2020, following its temporary closure due to the COVID-19 restrictions. AGSA will open adhering to physical distancing, capacity limits and increased hygiene as outlined by the Government’s […]
[ April 20, 2020 to April 24, 2020. ]
April School Holiday Online Program: Wonders of the Earth
Monday 20 April 2020 to Friday 24 April 2020
During the school holidays, the museum lawns and galleries would normally be alive with school children. As the South Australian Museum is currently closed, it is opening it’s virtual doors to bring the wonders of the Museum to you […]
South Australian Museum Dogs Exhibition
Review by Susannah Marks
Dogs: A Story of Our Best Friend
The latest exhibition at the SA Museum – Dogs: A Story of Our Best Friend has been extended until 2 August 2020 – and if you’re a dog lover or have kids who love dogs then make sure you go and see […]
British Migrants: Instant Australians? at the Migration Museum
***UPDATE: Effective midday, Monday 23 March, The History Trust of South Australia will close all of its public sites, including National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum, Migration Museum and Centre of Democracy until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.***
Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million Britons […]
[ February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020. ]
Museum of the Moon at the SA Museum
The South Australian Museum will be hosting a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, Museum of the Moon, on the museum’s front lawns this weekend. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.
This installation is to celebrate the 60th Anniversary […]
[ January 1, 2020 to January 27, 2020. ]
Adelaide Gaol’s Escape Trail
It’s the biggest twist yet on the Adelaide Gaol’s Escape Trail! A prisoner has escaped! Can you solve the clues to catch the crim before it’s too late?
Upon arrival, you’ll be inducted as official Adelaide Gaol guards with the task of solving an escape. To succeed, you’ll need to follow the trail […]
[ January 5, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020; October 4, 2020; November 1, 2020; December 6, 2020; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia
Enjoy monthly fun-packed days of art, activities and entertainment for families with children aged 3-12 years.
Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children and their families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, Start is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, […]
[ June 8, 2020 to August 2, 2020. ]
Dogs: a story of our best friend
Dogs have been a much-loved part of our lives since we began to domesticate them more than 10,000 years ago, but how much do we actually know about our four-legged friends?
This special exhibition has been designed for all ages, but there’s lots for kids to enjoy, including:
Explore the […]
[ November 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019. ] [caption id="attachment_122568" align="alignnone" width="630"] Lee Mingwei; photo Saul Steed.[/caption]
Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom
An immersive gift of song at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) welcomes international artist Lee Mingwei and his Sonic Blossom FREE public art installation, a gift of song that audiences can experience at AGSA everyday throughout November […]
Tarnanthi | Celebration of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art & Culture | 17 Oct 2019 – 27 Jan 2020
[ October 17, 2019 to January 27, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_120274" align="alignnone" width="630"] Ryan Presley, Marri Ngarr people, Northern Territory, born 1987, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Blood Money – Infinite Dollar Note – Dundalli, Commemorative, 2018, Brisbane, watercolour on paper; Collection of Bernard Shafer, Image courtesy the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, © Ryan Presley, photo: Carl Warner.[/caption]
Tarnanthi – Australia’s largest […]
Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
Community museums are like ‘secret’ suburban gems. If you’ve got one nearby, it’s well worth dropping in … and it’s often FREE to do so, as with the Unley Museum.
by Carla Caruso
This treasure trove, run by the Unley Council, brings to life the area’s past and people via 12,000-plus […]
Tucked away behind the State Library on North Terrace you’ll find the home of South Australia’s Migration Museum.
This history museum tells the stories of the people of our State, from the early settlers in the 19th century to the refugees and asylum seekers in recent years. There are permanent exhibitions along with changing galleries to explore, […]
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START at the Gallery has a new START Art Club for children.
Over 350 children have already signed up to the Art Gallery of South Australia’s new START Art Club. Launched last month, the START Art Club is an extension of the Art Gallery’s hugely popular START at the Gallery program and has been designed to […]
Art Gallery nurtures next generation of artists and art lovers with new dedicated activity space.
Following the huge success of The Lab, The Hive, The Eko Chamber and The Drawing Room, the Art Gallery of South Australia have unveiled a new dedicated learning activity space for children, families and art lovers of all ages thanks to […]