Art Gallery of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide: Hours, Address, Art Gallery of South Australia Reviews: 4.5/5

Art Gallery of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of Australia's finest art collections, but also because it offers a variety of activities for all ages.
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rosiejo1
61 contributions
Apr 2021
A group of us went to the Art Gallery of South Australia to see the Clarice Beckett exhibition and it was truly worth it. The painting on display were just amazing. This woman was such a talented artist and her work was so sadly neglected for too long. The Art Gallery did a brilliant job of displaying the paintings, with enough space and light between them, that people didn't become too overwhelmed with the works. The different colours of the wall also managed to accentuate the paintings and not distract from them. The main gripe of our group was that the book of the exhibition was sold out (and had been for awhile). Apart form that, well done to the curator and all the staff involved.
Written May 2, 2021
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Tiffen
Melbourne, Australia745 contributions
May 2021
I know it's always difficult when you are undertaking renovations but the main gallery seems stuffed to the rafters at times and was not what I remembered last time I was across for the Turner exhibition. The Beckett exhibition had a week to run and we got there early to ensure it would not be too crowded which was good because when we left it was. That aside, great exhibition and best of luck with the reno.
Written June 14, 2021
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Kerryn72
Melbourne, Australia2,667 contributions
Jan 2022
Free entry into the art gallery- also known as AGSA. It's well air conditioned and easy to navigate...some parts not wheel chair friendly but there are signs showing accessible routes.
Found the hanging horses very confronting and some of the art is really ordinary! A few classic artists on show- McCubbin/ Roberts.
The Tarnanthi indigenous art expo was interesting- take time to watch the videos.
Written January 12, 2022
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Dhanlakshmi_Rajan
Adelaide, Australia25 contributions
Jan 2020 • Solo
Art gallery is next to museum tram status or within University of Adelaide, north terrace campus. No entry fee and guided tour is also free of cost. It offers us with art work from around the globe. As an indian I was happy to see artwork from India and a Indian song played in the background. Guide was polite and explained art works in detail. Most of the piece of art are mesmerizing.
Written February 24, 2020
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CruisinSusan2014
Reading, UK173 contributions
Jan 2021 • Friends
What a lovely treat especially for a tourist with little time. The art gallery is compact and the exhibits are themed which makes for some very attractive displays.
You will find classic and abstract art, various sculptures and a large representation of aboriginal art, crafts photographs and culture delivered through films.
There is a gift and coffee shop and elevators. each section is easy to access. admission is free allow at least an hour to appreciate the various collections.
Written January 16, 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia9,334 contributions
Nov 2021
The Art Gallery of South Australia is hosting Tarnanthi, an exhibition of Aboriginal design and art. Some of the exhibits are old, and some are new. The exhibits come from around Australia. The Art Gallery of South Australia has a tradition of exhibting indigenous art. Other South Australian artists who established themselves in traditional art include Hans Heysen and Jeffrey Smart. By the way, Tarnanthi runs until the end of January 2022.
Written December 1, 2021
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Setken Of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia66 contributions
Nov 2021
This is an excellent gallery and worth a visit. A considerable range of paintings and sculptures across many genres.

Many innovations in curation abound, and whilst not all are successful it is still a great place to see art.

A little more emphasis on South Australian artists is a suggestion I would make for the acquisitions department.
Written November 19, 2021
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JacckieT
Swan Hill, Australia56 contributions
Apr 2021
WOW!!!
Have always wanted to visit this gallery. Just beautiful! Lucky for me that they had the best exhibition on with my favourite artist. The lovely lady volunteer that gave the commentary on the Clarice Beckett exhibition was informative with her knowledge and certainly enhanced the viewing. The main galleries are all of a high standard and varied. The Australian, impressionist era represented with some well known and not so well known artists. Not disappointed. The trip to the gallery was a highlight of my visit to Adelaide, Just Brilliant !! On the North Terrace and easy to get to - Just love Adelaide as its so easy to get around in the car, very well laid out. The dining in the gallery cafe was of a good standard and when you need a rest from viewing this is a welcomed treat. You definitely will not be disappointed with a visit here when in Adelaide.
Written September 11, 2021
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MacLachlan
Adelaide, Australia418 contributions
Mar 2021
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 guide most knowledgeable. It was interesting to observe how many of Russell Crowe's paintings were lent for the exhibition and his taste in art.
Written April 3, 2021
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Katrina A
Hackham, Australia149 contributions
Oct 2020
Decided to come the Monday of the October Long Weekend after watching South Aussie with Cosi the night before. The artwork was pretty spectacular & we thought the 'Blood Vessel' Artwork was very cook. Worth a stop in as part of a day out in Adelaide City.
Written October 5, 2020
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