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 2015

    SACE Art Show 2014

    The SACE Art Show 2015 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. 21 March to 29 April.

  • Riverland Rock'n'Roll Festival 2015

    Riverland Rock'n'Roll Festival 2014

    The Riverland Rock 'n' Roll Festival is held in Waikerie, South Australia on the first weekend in May each year. Highlights of this years festival include the Friday night dance with live band, markets, street parade, Show'n'Shine, dance demonstrations on Saturday and dance with live band Saturday night. 1 to 3 May 2015.

Major events

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Natural Order Artworks

Exhibition of work by Josephine Newton until 28 May.

Fortune or Fake?

Discussion about the painting Grand Canal Venice attributed to Turner.

Community events

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The Real Thing exhibition

Robert Hannaford still life exhibition at Carrick Hill until 28 June.

Tjukula Kuru Ala exhibition

Featuring the work of Aboriginal artist Lily Ulah. On display until 16 May.

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