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Dr Andrew Thomas AO display

Feb 25 - 10:00 AM - Apr 30 - 5:00 PM

Adelaide-born Astronaut Dr Andrew Thomas was the first Australian citizen in space. He has loaned a number of items of personal memorabilia from his space flights and training, which will be displayed alongside a space suit and leisure suit on loan from NASA and worn by him on Mir. Due to popular demand, the Andrew Thomas display has been extended.

Her Story: Inspiring Women in Science

Feb 25 - 10:00 AM - Nov 15 - 5:00 PM

Women have made significant contributions to science throughout history. Her Story: Inspiring Women in Science will celebrate four amazing women who are blazing their own trails and encouraging others to follow in their footsteps. By sharing their stories, these role models inspire the next generation of young women to follow their dreams and careers in science and humanities. The second subject in this four part series is Prof. Tanya Monro, Australia's Chief Defence Scientist, former Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and…

Cambrian animals: Early complex animals at our doorstep

Feb 25 - 10:00 AM - Apr 30 - 5:00 PM

The Cambrian Period represents a vital chapter in the history of marine animals, as this is when most of the major groups of animals first appear in the fossil record. For 11 years researchers from the South Australian Museum have been visiting Emu Bay at Kangaroo Island to explore how complex life on Earth evolved over 550 million years ago. The new Cambrian animals display uncovers the minute details of an ancient marine world. It shows how the first predators came into…

David Attenborough

David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR

Mar 1 - Jun 14

David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR is an award-winning fully immersive virtual reality experience produced by Alchemy VR. In 360 video virtual reality, dive deep beneath the waves on the Great Barrier Reef, sitting next to your guide, David Attenborough. 

Ben Quilty at Art Gallery of South Australia


Mar 2 - Jun 2

The Art Gallery of South Australia presents the first major survey exhibition of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty.



Mar 2 - Jun 2

Adelaide, Australia: Quilty, the first major survey exhibition of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty, launches at 5.30pm in Adelaide on Friday 1 March at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Tarryn Gill: Guardians

Mar 23 - May 5

On display for the first time since its acquisition following the 2016 Adelaide Biennial, Guardians was created by Perth-based artist Tarryn Gill after a residency at the Freud Museum in London.

Julie Anne Powell

Julie Anne Powell

Apr 2 - 10:00 AM - Jun 3 - 5:00 PM

Julie-Anne is a local artist who has resided on a Vineyard in McLaren Vale for the past 22 years. It is on this property that she started her work, with a focus on painting animals and people.

Healing Seeds

Healing Seeds / دانه شفا

Apr 5 - 10:00 AM - May 3 - 5:00 PM

Awarded a Carclew Youth Arts Fellowship, Afghan South-Australian emerging artist Murtaza Hussaini recently travelled to Pakistan to learn the traditional Persian art of miniature painting. Working with esteemed Pakistani miniature artists and Master Painters, Hussaini learnt traditional methods of making Wasli paper, brush-making, preparing gouache and miniature painting techniques, now using these traditional methods to push artistic boundaries by incorporating this traditional skill-set with his medium of choice; sculpture and installation.

Memories of Her Majesty's Theatre Exhibition

Memories of Her Majesty’s Theatre Exhibition

Apr 6 - 9:00 AM - May 12 - 5:00 PM

Immerse yourself in more than 100 years of theatre history. Discover long hidden artefacts, costumes, programs, photographs, and the memories they each represent.

Tour and Tea at Old Government House

Tour and Tea at Old Government House

Apr 28 - 1:00 PM

Old Government House is a Vice-Regal residence built in 1860 for the early Governors of South Australia. The property consists of Old Government House and the Servants’ Quarters.

Stringy Bark leaf image 'Punu' by APY lands artist Inawinytji Williamson

Stringy Bark and Other Stories

May 4 - 3:00 PM - Jul 14 - 3:00 PM

‘Stringy Bark and Other Stories’ is an exhibition resulting from a dedicated arts project, producing works by emerging and established Aboriginal Artists residing in South Australia and Indigenous school children from McLaren Vale Primary School and kindergarten.

Ramsay Art Prize 2019

May 25 - Aug 25

The Ramsay Art Prize, held every two years, is one of Australia’s richest art prizes – worth $100,000.

AGSA William Kentridge exhibition

William Kentridge: That which we do not remember

Jul 6 - Sep 8

Described as one of the most powerful voices in art today, William Kentridge emerged as an artist during the apartheid regime in South Africa.

Honor Freeman

Honor Freeman: Ghost objects – SALA

Jul 27 - Sep 30

In this collaboration between Guildhouse and the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide-based artist Honor Freeman ‘ghosts’ the collection.

Art of Islam at Art Gallery of South Australia

No god but God: Art of Islam

Aug 24 - Oct 31

This is the first comprehensive survey of Islam’s extraordinary artistic heritage, spanning a period from the medieval ‘golden age’ of Islam until the contemporary era.

AGSA - Sonic Blossom at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Sonic Blossom

Oct 4 - Dec 27

Lee Mingwei is a Taiwanese-American artist based in Paris and New York. His work hovers in a space across poetry, aesthetics, and intimate human exchange.

TARNANTHI at the Gallery 2019

Oct 18, 2019 - 8:00 AM - Jan 27, 2020 - 5:00 PM

TARNANTHI is presented in partnership with BHP and with support from the Government of South Australia.

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