Art Gallery of South Australia and its collection

Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia ( AGSA ), established as the National Gallery of South Australia in 1881, is located in Adelaide . It is the most significant visual arts museum in the Australian state of South Australia . It has a collection of almost 45,000 works of art, making it the second largest state art collection in Australia (after the National Gallery of Victoria ). As part of North Terrace cultural precinct, the gallery is flanked by the South Australian Museum to the west and the University of Adelaide to the east. As well as its permanent collection, which is especially renowned for its collection of Australian art , AGSA hosts the annual Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art known as Tarnanthi , displays a number of visiting exhibitions each year and also contributes travelling exhibitions to regional galleries. European (including British ), Asian and North American art are also well represented in its collections. As of February 2022 the Director of AGSA is Rhana Devenport ONZM .

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Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace
SA 5000 Adelaide

Visitor information Art Gallery of South Australia

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00

Closed December 25



Charges may apply for some exhibitions.


Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

North Terrace, Adelaide

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