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Arts and Cultural Events

We'll show you a good time

The arts have always been a very serious business here in South Australia. Choose from an eclectic array of theatre, music and dance at one of our many world-class theatres and venues. With summer in full swing, South Australia is the place to be for arts enthusiasts. Come to Adelaide to enjoy the delights of the world-renowned Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival and WOMADelaide. After dark, enjoy alfresco dining in Adelaide’s East End as you soak up the atmosphere of these marvellous events.

What's on now

  • About Time: South Australia's History Festival

    About Time: South Australia's History Festival

    May is the month for history in South Australia. This year About Time: South Australia's History Festival will comprise 470 events held by over 300 organisations throughout the state. There's something stimulating on offer every day. There will be open days, public tours, film screenings, special displays, dances and concerts, walking tours and bus trips - a magical history tour awaits! About Time will be held from 1 to 31 May.

  • SACE Art Show 2014

    SACE Art Show 2014

    The SACE Art Show 2014 showcases the creative talents of many of South Australia's finest emerging young artists and designers. The exhibition includes about 150 art and design works, including paintings and drawings, sculpture, costumes, photography and innovative multimedia pieces. The exhibition displays quality work produced by SACE art and design students from government, Catholic and independent schools throughout South Australia.

  • Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 2014: Dark Heart

    Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 2014: Dark Heart

    Don't miss the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. After 26 years, it remains the country's longest running survey of contemporary Australian art and represents the Art Gallery's dedication to showcasing up-to-the-minute works by Australian artists. Curated by Art Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich, Dark Heart presents more than twenty eight contemporary Australian artists and collectives, delivering their brave new visions in photography, painting, sculpture, installation and the moving image. On display until 11 May.


Major events

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Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

See the latest Australian contemporary art until 15 May.

Field Recordings, Shaun Gladwell

A unique exhibition honouring Australian war heroes. Until 16 May.

Community events

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Empty Nesting exhibition

Art exhibition by Christina Kerkvliet Goddard until 28 May.

Yes! I Remember it Well

Featuring the magical musicals of Lerner and Loewe.

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