What’s On

Aug 1 – Aug 19 all-day
Papyrus, parchment and paper: from the Rare Books Collection of the State Library @ State Library of South Australia
12:00 am
The State Library’s Rare Books Collection is a treasure trove of beauty, artistry and skill. From our glorious 13th century Antiphonal illuminated in gold, books of hours from the 14th and 15th centuries and leaves from an Armenian Bible from the 9th century, to the beautiful works of William Morris[...]
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day
SALA Festival
12:00 am
The South Australian Living Artists Festival  (SALA) is recognised as the largest and most innovative community based visual arts festival in Australia. Artists exhibit across the state in galleries, open art studios, and non-conventional art spaces like cafes, restaurants, wineries, shops, offices, public spaces. Held in August SALA is wholly[...]
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm
Magpie Springs Photographic Competition - The show @ Magpie Springs
11:00 am
Come see the finalists for the 4th annual Magpie Springs Photographic Competition. Come to the Gallery and Cellar Door to pick your favorite – go in the draw to win a lunch for 4 and 2 bottles of wine – Participate in the Peoples Choice Award. All works are taken[...]
Exhibition: Mad for More (SALA) @ Adelaide College of the Arts
Aug 3 – Aug 30 all-day
Exhibition: Mad for More (SALA) @ Adelaide College of the Arts
12:00 am
Mad for More presents the thought-provoking and outstanding work of 11 professional artists from their lived experience as mothers. Artists: Fran Callen, Billie Cook, Suzy Fagan, Heidi Kenyon, Ashley Playfair, Alice Potter, Amanda Radomi, Shelley Smith, Laura Wills, Elizabeth Wojciak, Eleanor Zecchin Dates: 3 – 30 August Opening night: 2[...]
MARION ART GROUP MEETS SALA @ Marino Community Hall
Aug 5 @ 12:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm
MARION ART GROUP MEETS SALA @ Marino Community Hall
12:00 am
The Marion Art Group will hold it’s inaugural SALA art exhibition on EVERY SUNDAY IN AUGUST from midday to 4 pm. Official opening Sun 5 Aug 1.30 pm everybody welcome! Tremendous display of artwork available for sale – framed, unframed and miniatures. Raffle prizes (all proceeds to Diabetes SA), art[...]
Craft Anonymous @ South Coast Regional Arts Centre Gallery
Aug 6 – Aug 26 all-day
Craft Anonymous @ South Coast Regional Arts Centre Gallery
12:00 am
Featuring artists Louise Byrne, Annabelle Collett, Cindy Durant, Robyn Finlay, Wayne Mcara, Deborah Prior, Patricia Rose, Sera Waters and Meg Wilson, Craft Anonymous addresses ideas around the body: approaching themes of adornment, embellishment, desire/disgust, and identity: public/private, femininity/masculinity, domesticity, place, family history and a sense of belonging. To find out[...]
The Season @ Hopgood Theatre
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Season @ Hopgood Theatre
7:00 pm
Families are like seasons: you don’t get to pick them, and when they show up you best be ready. Meet the Duncan’s, a mob as funny as they are unforgettable. Back home on Tassie’s Dog Island for birding season, the family reunites with a country and culture still very much[...]
Longview’s Piece Project @ Published Arthouse
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Longview's Piece Project @ Published Arthouse
3:00 pm
Adelaide’s pinnacle street art event for 2018 will be hitting Adelaide as part of the 2018 SALA festival. In the past 7 years, Longview presented their annual street art event, The Piece Project, at Longview Vineyard during the Adelaide Hills Crush Festival. Due to January’s extreme weather conditions, Longview postponed[...]
Perform your Science @ Scott Theatre
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Perform your Science @ Scott Theatre
7:00 pm
Scientists are taking a brave step into the spotlight of the stage for Perform your Science, a show that will see scientists tell their research stories through the arts. Behold wondrous stories of science as told through magic, interpretive dance, poetry and more. Perform Your Science will feature early-career researchers[...]
Craft Anonymous @ Belalie Art Gallery
Aug 31 – Sep 30 all-day
Craft Anonymous @ Belalie Art Gallery
12:00 am
Featuring artists Louise Byrne, Annabelle Collett, Cindy Durant, Robyn Finlay, Wayne Mcara, Deborah Prior, Patricia Rose, Sera Waters and Meg Wilson, Craft Anonymous addresses ideas around the body: approaching themes of adornment, embellishment, desire/disgust, and identity: public/private, femininity/masculinity, domesticity, place, family history and a sense of belonging.   To find[...]
SALA in the Mainstreet @ Victor Harbor Mainstreet
Aug 31 all-day
SALA in the Mainstreet @ Victor Harbor Mainstreet
12:00 am
Treat yourself to a Fleurieu Art experience in the Victor Harbor Mainstreet Precinct with a unique selection of art created by over 25 different local artists displayed in various businesses. The ‘SALA in the Mainstreet’ trail will give you the opportunity to combine Art with Shopping, Coffee and Dining. Plus,[...]
Our Mob Exhibition @ Adelaide Festival Centre
Sep 1 – Oct 14 all-day
Our Mob Exhibition @ Adelaide Festival Centre
12:00 am
Adelaide Festival Centre celebrates the 13th year of Our Mob, showcasing the vitality of Aboriginal art making across South Australia. Presented alongside Our Young Mob for young Aboriginal artists, these exhibitions are the culmination of artistic activities throughout the state and are held in the spirit of reconciliation to demonstrate[...]
Edo Style: Art of Japan (1615-1868) @ The David Roche Foundation
Sep 5 – Oct 5 all-day
Edo Style: Art of Japan (1615-1868) @ The David Roche Foundation
12:00 am
Step back into a period of peace, prosperity and flourishing urban culture in Edo Style – an exhibition of ceramics and lacquer ware, sartorial accoutrements, woodblock prints and folding screens depicting seasonal landscapes created during the Edo period (1615-1868) for the delight of style conscious urbanites in the new capital[...]
Sep 14 – Nov 30 all-day
Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits @ Samstag Museum of Art
12:00 am
A collaborative project between the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Portrait Gallery, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits reveals never-before-seen stories of Australian cinema. Through photographic portraits, candid behind-the-scenes shots, rare film posters, casting books and original costumes, Starstruck celebrates the past and present of Australian film including watershed[...]
Travel Photographer Society Exhibition 2018 @ Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm
Travel Photographer Society Exhibition 2018 @ Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
9:00 am
Photographs taken anywhere in the world which capture a moment in time. A moment when a beautiful landscape took your breath away or a moment when a you captured a priceless expression on someone’s face. A click that captures a cultural tradition or a ritual, an ordinary moment on a[...]
Watercolour Workshop with Rebecca Prince @ Fox Creek Wines Cellar Door
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Watercolour Workshop with Rebecca Prince @ Fox Creek Wines Cellar Door
11:00 am
After a welcome glass of Fox Creek ‘liquid courage’ explore the colourful world of watercolour washes and beautiful effects as Rebecca guides you through a range of techniques to help add vibrancy, spontaneity and stunning textures to your paintings. Learn how to work intuitively with watercolours and loosen up your[...]
Faith Healer @ Space Theatre
Sep 26 – Oct 13 all-day
Faith Healer @ Space Theatre
12:00 am
Faith Healer, the career-defining masterpiece of the incomparable Irish great Brian Friel (Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations) the play sings with wit and tragedy as Francis, Grace and Teddy’s versions of their shared history slowly intertwine. Faith Healer comes to Adelaide in a highly awarded, hit production from director Judy Davis[...]
Adelaide Antique Fair @ Ridley and Wayville Pavillions Adelaide Showgrounds
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
Adelaide Antique Fair @ Ridley and Wayville Pavillions Adelaide Showgrounds
10:00 am
Australia’s Largest Antique Fair with over 80 dealers in attendance.An event not to be missed by the avid antique collector. Everything from Wedgwood to 19th and 20th-century furniture and collectables all for sale in the one big venue. For those who have ever wondered what a special item could be[...]
OzAsia Festival @ Adelaide Festival Centre
Oct 26 – Nov 11 all-day
OzAsia Festival @ Adelaide Festival Centre
12:00 am
The OzAsia Festival is an international arts festival, focusing on the best in theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts from Asia. The festival commences on 21 September until 8 October 2018. For more information, click here.
The Merry Widow @ Adelaide Festival Theatre
Nov 29 – Dec 6 all-day
The Merry Widow @ Adelaide Festival Theatre
12:00 am
Genuinely entertaining from start to finish, this much-loved operetta features exquisite music, catchy melody lines and magnificent waltzes. Spectacular art-deco sets and lavish ball gowns create the perfect opulent backdrop to this farcical romantic comedy as Baron Zeta attempts to arrange a successful marriage to save his homeland Pontevedro from[...]