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

  • Master 5: Carter Conducts

    Master 5: Carter Conducts

    A rising star among Australia's upcoming generation of conductors, Nicholas Carter marks another step in his special relationship with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Master 5: Carter Conducts draws upon all of a conductor's reserves of technical and emotional capacity. The noble gestures of Wagner's overture to Parsifal set the tone of this concert. On from 7 - 8 August.

  • South Australian Living Artists Festival 2015

    South Australian Living Artists Festival 2014

    The 2015 South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival will inspire, captivate, challenge and engage you to the works of thousands of emerging and established South Australian artists. The works of photographers, sculptors, painters, textile artists and more will be displayed throughout participating galleries, restaurants, cafes, pubs and wineries to name but a few venues across metropolitan and regional South Australia. It is all completely free. 1 to 31 August.

  • Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices

    Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices

    Treasure Ships is a landmark exhibition for the Art Gallery of South Australia. It is the first exhibition in Australia to present the complex artistic and cultural interaction between Europe and Asia from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries - a period known as the Age of Spices. On display from 13 June to 30 August, this exhibition includes 300 outstanding and rarely seen works from both public and private collections in Australia, India, Portugal, Singapore and the United States.

Major events

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Women of the River exhibition

Celebrating women along the Murray River. Until January 2016

Community events

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Be Your Self

Australian Dance Theatre in Tanunda for one show only

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