An extraordinary range of changing exhibitions!

By stepping into Adelaide’s iconic arts venue, you can experience the beauty and wonder of visual and performing arts – for free!

On view, you may see Adelaide Festival Centre’s works of art collections, legendary costumes worn by the stars, renderings by famous set designers, contemporary Indigenous art, photographic, cross-cultural exhibitions and many more – these fascinating exhibitions are a major feature of Adelaide Festival Centre’s cultural offerings all year round and across all venues.

All exhibitions are FREE and current listings are below.

Meryl Tankard Two Feet Exhibition

An exhibition of original costumes from Two Feet, performed in the Dunstan Playhouse in 2004, kindly donated by Meryl Tankard to the Performing Arts Collection at Adelaide Festival Centre in 2019

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Chinese New Year Exhibition

To celebrate Chinese New Year and the cultural connections between Australia and China we present two solo exhibitions by artists Tianli Zu and Ping Chen.

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Memories of Her Majesty's Theatre

Watch artists and patrons share their most memorable HMT experiences, re-discover long hidden artefacts, costumes, programs, photographs and the memories they each represent.

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Performing Arts Collection

Home to many prestigious and unique collections that embody over 200 years of South Australian 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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Open Call: Video Art + Digital Media

Adelaide Festival Centre is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) from video and media artists to take part in this exciting new stage of the project.

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Screening Artists: Video Art + Digital Media

See the list of currently screening artists on Adelaide Festival Centre’s digital screens.

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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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Another Life: Human Flows / Unknown Odysseys

Each day sees the geopolitical climate becoming more defined by the impact of mass migration and, as this is a recurring theme in the 2019 Adelaide Festival, it’s fitting that the centrepiece of its visual arts component is this mighty exhibition from the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography.

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