Exhibitions and Collections

Adelaide Festival Centre’s year-round program of free exhibitions features local, national and international artists, large-scale moving image works, and works from the Centre’s expansive collections including the Performing Arts Collection of South Australia.

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OUR MOB

Expressions of Interest now open for 2022. OUR MOB is a celebration of art by South Australian Aboriginal artists.

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Celebrity Sitters: portraits from the Performing Arts Collection

Has there ever been a time more popular for self-portraits than today with selfies?

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Behind the Seams: costume designs from the Performing Arts Collection

Behind the Seams brings together the art of Australia’s best theatre costume designers.

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Children's Artspace

Welcome to Children's Artspace: a place for learning through play, creativity, and expression.

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New Light 2022

Presented by Illuminate Adelaide and ANAT, New Light 2022 will showcase experimental and diverse moving image works by First Nations artists.

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The Guildhouse Collections Project: Chelsea Farquhar

This Collections Project connects visual artists, musicians and composers with public cultural spaces to result in the creation and presentation of new digital works of art.

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Open Call: Moving Image Program

Adelaide Festival Centre calls for Expressions of Interest from artists across the globe to submit works for inclusion in our Moving Image Program.

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Artists & Works: Moving Image Program

Artist statements and information about works selected for the Moving Image Program.

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Kaurna Reconciliation Sculptures

Kaurna miyurna, Kaurna yarta tampinthi (recognising Kaurna people and Kaurna land)

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Performing Arts Collection

The Performing Arts Collection is a rich, diverse and ever-evolving archive that records and displays the history of the Performing Arts in South Australia.

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Adelaide Festival Centre Works of Art Collection

Our expansive Works of Art Collection comprises artworks, paintings, sculptures, moving image works, photography and textiles.

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