Exhibitions and Collections

An extraordinary range of changing exhibitions!

Following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency in South Australia, all Adelaide Festival Centre venues will remain closed until it is safe for us to reopen and welcome audiences back. For more information please view our full statement here.

During this time we are working to present to you our 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 in online formats where we can. Please keep an eye here on our website as well as our Facebook page for further announcements.

Our new QBE Galleries in the Festival Theatre foyer are currently closed and will reopen when it is safe to do so. Our outdoor media screens continue to 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

An exhibition featuring significant First Nations art works from Adelaide Festival Centre’s unique collection will be presented at Festival Theatre’s QBE Galleries this October.

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