Art Gallery of South Australia

A: North Terrace, Adelaide, SA Australia

P: +61 8 8207 7000



The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) forms part of a boulevard of historic cultural institutions that line North Terrace, Adelaide. It stands on the lands of the Kaurna people, in a traditional camping and meeting area known as Tarntanya (‘red kangaroo place’).

Its vision as an arts institution is to serve the community by transforming the lives of artists and audiences, and by enhancing the cultural richness and reputation of South Australia. It aims to achieve this through its world-renowned art collection, the gallery building, exhibitions, festivals and events, for current and future generations.


  • Cafe
  • Free guided tours
  • Historic building
  • Wheelchair access
  • Workshops & classes


AGSA gears up for 2022 Adelaide Biennial: Free/State

Australia's longest-running survey of contemporary Australian art returns from March to June.

Tarnanthi 2021 program announced

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art festival returns to South Australia and online from October 2021 to January 2022.

Finalists announced for the Ramsay Art Prize 2021

24 finalists selected from more than 350 entries in the coveted prize.

Tarnanthi Art Fair returns to AGSA

Art Fair to run in person and online in 2020.

Curatorial theme and artists announced for the 2020 Adelaide Biennial

Featuring artists such as Abdul Abdullah, Mike Parr and Polly Borland, the 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Contemporary Art Monster Theatres invites artists to make visible the monsters of now.

Tarnanthi takes over

More than 1,000 artists join together for AGSA's 2019 Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art.

John Mawurndjul: Curator’s Radar

In the constellation of bark artists, John Mawurndjul‘s star shines brightest. This retrospective exhibition has set a new benchmark for Indigenous art displays.

TARNANTHI: The old and the new

Tarnanthi, the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA)’s annual festival celebrating Indigenous contemporary art, will this year focus on master bark painter John Mawurndjul through the major touring exhibition, I am the old and the new.


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