Arts and Cultural Events

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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

  • OzAsia Festival

    OzAsia Festival, Adelaide, South Australia

    The OzAsia Festival presents work by Australian artists that identify with an Asian heritage. It stages collaborative work between Australian and Asian artists and presents a cross section of traditional and contemporary cultures of Asia. The OzAsia Festival has a broad cultural reach and includes theatre, dance, music, film, visual arts, food and design culture. 5 to 21 September.

  • Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition

    Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition

    Science is inspiring in an infinite number of ways. The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize is an opportunity for artists to share how the natural world inspires them. The Waterhouse encourages artists to make a statement about the scientific issues facing our planet, and has drawn tens of thousands of visitors to the exhibition over the years. On display from 26 July to 7 September.

  • Remember Me: The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt exhibition

    Remember Me: The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt exhibition

    Remember Me: The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt is a poignant photographic exhibition based on portrait images taken of the Australian soldiers serving in Vignacourt, France during World War One. On display at the State Library of South Australia until 19 October. 

Major events

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The Microscope Project

Art exhibition "under the microscope". Until 21 September.

Flinders Ranges - A Brush with Art

16 exhibitions on display across the region until 6 October.

Rock n Roll Festival 2014

Three days of music, cars and culture in Victor Harbor.

Community events

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Mooi Indie – Beautiful Indies

An exhibition of contemporary Indonesian art until 3 October.

Looking Through a Glass Onion

Live in Tanunda - John Water's homage to the late John Lennon.

Classical Chamber Music Concert

Featuring harpist Emma Horwood.

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