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

  • 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.

  • Peterborough Art and Cultural Festival

    Peterborough Art and Cultural Festival

    See fabulous exhibitions and enjoy events at the Peterborough Art and Cultural Festival from 27 March to 6 April. Talented Australian artists and photographers will be showcased at the Peterborough Art Prize. Be delighted and intrigued by the Papier Mache/Wireworks exhibition and admire quilts and superb needlework by Patchworkers. Enjoy tours of the Print Shop and see the collectables display. There will be live entertainment and markets. 

  • The Australian Body Art Awards

    The Australian Body Art Awards

    The Australian Body Art Awards and Face/Body Painting Convention will feature six days of National Face and Body Painting competitions, a Show/Awards night (painted models stage performance) as well as a Face/Body Painting Convention. Competition Categories are, Body Painting, UV Body Painting, Costume Painting, Special FX Full Body, Special FX and Face Painting. Held from 22 to 27 March, the public are welcome to attend the show and competitions. 

Major events

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Reaching Out - Marion

Orchestral and wind orchestra masterpieces.

National Citroen Rally

Citroen cars and their owners converge on Tanunda until 6 April.

Community events

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How does your garden grow?

Art and sculpture exhibition at McLaren Vale until 31 March.

Silent Poetry

Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition on until 29 March.

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