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 runs until 26 April 2020 – and if you’re a dog lover or have kids who love dogs then make sure you go and see it before […]
South Australian Museum Dogs Exhibition
[ February 22, 2020 to July 12, 2020. ]
British Migrants: Instant Australians? at the Migration Museum
Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million Britons migrated to Australia, seduced by promises of sun, surf and a better life. This group of migrants were simultaneously everywhere and invisible, expected to become ‘instant Australians’. But the reality of migration is never that simple.
The temporary exhibition was developed […]
[ 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 18, 2020; ]
Members only ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover
Become a Member and enjoy the popular ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover event on Saturday 18 January 2020 for a family sleepover event.
Explore the Museum at night by torchlight with your guide Prof Flint, enjoy dinner and a movie surrounded by ancient artefacts, sleepover in your own personalised teepee […]
[ January 5, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020; April 5, 2020; 4:00 pm; May 3, 2020; 4:00 pm; June 7, 2020; July 5, 2020; September 6, 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, […]
[ November 29, 2019 to April 26, 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 […]