Exhibitions and Collections

An extraordinary range of changing exhibitions!

Following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency in South Australia, Adelaide Festival Centre venues will close to the public and all performances and exhibitions will be suspended from midnight until the 30th of April. For more information please view our full statement here.


We invite you to experience Adelaide Festival Centre’s free year-round exhibitions.

Throughout the year we’ll be presenting a rich and wide-ranging ongoing curated visual and performing arts exhibition program, dynamic digital media, and associated programs featuring Adelaide Festival Centre’s significant permanent Works of Art Collection and Performing Arts Collection.

Our new QBE Galleries in the Festival Theatre foyer are open Monday to Saturday plus Festival Theatre performance times.  Our outdoor media screens feature a curated program of local, national and international moving image works 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

2020 Adelaide Parklands Art Prize

Exhibiting since 2014, this biennial series of the prestigious Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize will again take place in 2020.

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Open Call: Video Art + Digital Media

Adelaide Festival Centre is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from video and media artists across the globe to submit works for inclusion in our year-round media screens program.

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Screening Artists: Video Art + Digital Media

A list of previous and current screening artists on Adelaide Festival Centre’s media screens.

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Performing Arts Collection

The Performing Arts Collection holds prestigious and unique collections that celebrate South Australia’s enduring performing arts history.

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Adelaide Festival Centre Works of Art Collection

Boasting an impressive collection of artworks, paintings, sculptures, photography & textiles.

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Walk of Fame Exhibition

Adelaide’s Walk of Fame honours the diverse artists who have graced Adelaide Festival Centre stages.

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OUR MOB 2020: Art by South Australian Aboriginal Artists

The Our Mob exhibition alongside Our Young Mob is the culmination of artistic activities throughout the state that bring Aboriginal artists together in a unique and outstanding exhibition of Aboriginal art across a diverse range of media.

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