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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  • We were both really pleased with the quality of the recent Clarice Beckett exhibition. Over 120 works carefully and thoughtfully displayed that demonstrate the capability and brilliance of this early....  more »
  • The Art Gallery of South Australia is always a delight to visit, but I wish they would get rid of the dead horse which I find offensive. The Clarice Beckett Exhibition was excellent and the volunteer....  more »
  • One of Australia's best. Loved the gallery installations, the Picasso exhibition and the drawing room behind the exhibition. Amazing and lived the spaces as always!! Well worth a visit. Do not miss if you are in Adelaide. A cultural thumbs up in the whole Australian landscape. Do not dismiss one of Australia's most innovative states. If you don't believe me, take a look at SA history. You will be surprised.
  • There is always something amazing to see and experience at the Art Gallery of South Australia... The quality and variety of works on show is truly world class. Exhibitions are constantly changing and are always interesting. Staff and volunteers are are rad too. Do yourself a favour and check out their collection of indigenous, classical and contemporary art - you won't be disappointed.

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