[ October 15, 2021 to October 18, 2021. ]
Tarnanthi Art Fair 2021
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s popular Tarnanthi Art Fair will be presented as a 100% online event in 2021. Accessible via an easy-to-use digital platform from Friday 15 October to Monday 18 October.
Now in its fifth year, the 2021 Tarnanthi Art Fair brings together 50 art centres with thousands of works […]
[ October 15, 2021 to October 18, 2021. ]
[ August 14, 2021; October 23, 2021; December 4, 2021; ]
NEO – 2021/22 Program
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a free after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore the latest exhibitions at AGSA.
[ October 15, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_154789" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image: Kaylene Whiskey, Indulkana, South Australia; photo: Meg Hansen[/caption]
Tarnanthi 2021 Festival
A celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art returns to Adelaide in October. Internationally acclaimed as the largest festival of its kind, this year Tarnanthi comprises a major exhibition at AGSA, a state-wide festival with more than 30 partner […]
Young Explorers at the SA Museum
What do you see? Explore the Museum with Emma, Stephen and friends.
Young Explorers is the SA Museum’s fun program for early years learners. They host in-person programs throughout the year, and you’ll find online resources below so that you can continue the fun at home.
LibrariesSA has kindly put together a […]
[ August 15, 2021; September 19, 2021; ]
Heritage on Sunday at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds public openings on the third Sunday of the month.
The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township of Tea Tree Gully, was opened […]
[ August 27, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2021
See nature in focus at the Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers, who have shown impeccable patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.
The Nature Photographer of the Year competition […]
Ayers House Museum
Ayers House Museum allows families to spend quality, creative time together exploring three levels of Victorian-era grandeur.
Children can play games, dress-up, write with pen and ink, sew and draw. The spectacular museum is conveniently located on North Terrace.
Visitors are invited to dress up, visit the hands-on kitchen, and get creative in the making […]
Skywhales: Every Heart Sings Family Flight
Following three flight events in Canberra, the sculptures are embarking on a tour that will see them float across the skies of Australia as a National Gallery Touring Event throughout 2021 and 2022.
Editor’s Note: EVENT POSTPONED: Sadly due to COVID border restrictions the Skywhales are being postponed to mid-February 2022. Please […]
[ July 14, 2021 to July 18, 2021. ]
Froggy Days – School Holiday Event
Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum is hosting frog-themed activities during the July school holidays.
Each room of the museum will feature a frog from a children’s literature and a frog-related activity designed for children and the child within older visitors. There will be hands-on activities, craft, treats and more.
On Sunday you can […]
Our Story Exhibition – Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Two artists have told their dreaming stories using 40 tonnes of sand, on display at the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute in Grenfell Street, Adelaide.
Sand painting and drawing has been and still is part of Aboriginal culture for thousands of years. Telling stories about the dreamtime and […]
MOD Museum – It’s Complicated Exhibition, February – November 2021
MOD at the University of South Australia opened in 2018 and is located next to the Morphett Street Bridge on North Terrace in a spacious and modern building. It is described as a “futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired”. It has […]
[ June 19, 2021; ] [caption id="attachment_150878" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Matt Byrne[/caption]
The Studio: Patch Theatre
Patch Theatre has been expanding the minds of South Australia’s children for nearly half a century. They’ve travelled the globe, but there’s one frontier they’ve never explored: the Art Gallery of South Australia.
With the support of the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation, Patch will commandeer […]
[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre has been launched at Lot Fourteen
The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been officially launched in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen. The centre is home to the Australian Space Agency in 2021 and will be opening to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the […]
[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Free Exhibition
Wonders from the South Australian Museum is a free exhibition showcasing fascinating objects from the Museum’s vast collections, many of which have never been on public display before.
Wonders brings the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million […]
[ July 1, 2021 to September 12, 2021. ]
Van Gogh Alive in Adelaide – Season Extended
As part of Illuminate Adelaide, a new annual winter event, Van Gogh Alive is a multi-sensory experience to entertain the whole family.
Van Gogh’s works have been displayed and enjoyed around the world for over a century – but never like this. For a limited time only, audiences will […]
Take an Overseas Road Trip to Kangaroo Island
Longing for an overseas holiday? Well why not… Hop on the SeaLink ferry and go overseas to Kangaroo Island. Once you arrive in Penneshaw, surrounded by the idyllic calm blue water, you’ll feel like you’re a world away.
Since you’re travelling overseas, you’ll receive your very own #PassportToKI with […]
[ July 4, 2021; August 1, 2021; September 5, 2021; October 3, 2021; November 7, 2021; December 5, 2021; ]
START at the Art 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Studio at the Art Gallery of South Australia
Art Gallery nurtures next generation of artists and art lovers with 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 unveiled a new dedicated learning activity space for children, families and art […]