Exhibitions and Collections

Fascinating exhibitions to explore year-round.

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.

Exhibitions during COVID

The QBE Galleries will now be open to the public and accessible by the Festival Theatre foyer Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, plus theatre performance times. 

In addition, the outdoor media screens on King William Road continue to feature works from the Moving Image Program. 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

During this time we are also working to present our programs in online formats where we can. Please continue checking here on our website for further announcements as well as the Adelaide Festival Centre Facebook page.

The Guildhouse Collections Project: Michael Kutschbach

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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New Light 2021

Presented by Illuminate Adelaide and ANAT, New Light 2021 will showcase experimental and diverse moving image works by contemporary First Nations artists.

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Celebrating OUR MOB 2020

View significant First Nations artworks from Adelaide Festival Centre’s unique Works of Art Collection

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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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Walk of Fame Exhibition

Our Walk of Fame honours the of talented professionals who have contributed to the performance history of Adelaide Festival Centre since it opened in 1973.

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Yvonne East – Bouquet for Her Majesty's Mural

Over the Summer holidays of 2021 artist Yvonne East created a large-scale, hand-painted mural titled “Bouquet for Her Majesty's" on the wall of Her Majesty’s Theatre.

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