Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

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Established in 1881, Art Gallery of South Australia houses Australia's second largest art collection, nearly 35,000 articles including works by some of the world's most prominent artists. Notable items include pieces created by indigenous artists, as well as works by Pre-Raphaelite masters, such as William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Also represented are important works of the Heidelberg school, European landscape artists, and British portrait painters. Step in to see paintings by Goya and sculptures by Rodin or drop in to attend free lectures, seminars, and workshops. The gallery hosts a number of visiting exhibitions every year. Arrange to visit Art Gallery of South Australia and other attractions in Adelaide using our Adelaide trip builder website .
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  • October 12, 2017
    After the inaugural exhibition in 2015, TARNANTHI has returned for the second in what is planned to be a biennial event. This afternoon, we were fortunate enough to experience a preview tour conducted...  more »
  • October 12, 2017
    This my local gallery and visit a few times a year to see if they have any new offerings to view. It is located on North Tce adjacent to the Museum and doing both is achievable in one day. The area is...  more »
  • October 9, 2017
    This is a superb gallery with an amazing variety of exhibits and is certainly worth a visit for anyone interested in art.  more »
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  • September 3, 2017
    My favourite place in all of Adelaide. I visit this gallery almost every time I go to the city. There's always something new to see, and the director's vision - to arrange artworks by theme or association - is (for me, at least) thoroughly inspired. The café out the back is superb. I usually stop for coffee or a glass of wine. Exquisite wine list.
  • July 9, 2017
    A fascinating place! I only with they had more information on the art pieces displayed. Some of the art evoke so many ideas but I'd love to be able to have some insight to what the artist was thinking or even a historical reference of the era it was painted in.
  • July 25, 2017
    There are some regular art tours every day. We met Miss Jill today. She showed us around and told us a lot about the gallery's history and some interesting stories in the past of Australia. Staff are really friendly and welcome. Awesome place to visit.
  • August 21, 2017
    Mmmmmm culture. Such a beautiful place. Great way to see history and events through the eyes of people who were there
  • June 14, 2017
    Slightly smaller gallery that I imagined but so gorgeous! I really enjoyed the alternative approach to curating, having contemporary art mixed with the older collection. The Ramsay Art Prize and Rodin exhibitions are both brilliant?

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