Contemporary Collectors

Contemporary Collectors

The Contemporary Collectors membership category has been established to encourage a greater understanding of contemporary art and to develop the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia. Contemporary Collectors raise essential funds to enable the Gallery to purchase art produced over the past decade from within Australia and internationally. Members are offered a program of activities and events, including visits to private collections, art fairs and festivals and talks by contemporary artists and curators.

CC Membership privileges include:

> Invitations to selected Art Gallery exhibition openings
> Exclusive private tours of AGSA exhibitions with the curators
> Home delivery of the seasonal Art Gallery magazine, Articulate, as well as CC Events Calendar and regular e-news bulletins
> Social events in the homes of private art collectors
> Access to interstate and overseas art fairs and exhibitions through organised trips
> Preferential purchase of limited edition works by contemporary artists
> Discounts in the Art Gallery Bookshop and Restaurant
> Use of the Members' Lounge in the sculpture courtyard

Annual Membership

Individual Member (under 30)


Joint (under 30) (Member & partner)


Individual Member


Joint (Member & partner)


Based on ATO guidelines your membership is tax deductible (except for a $60 non tax deductible annual membership fee). Membership benefits are redeemable upon presentation of Membership card.

Ways to give 

Subscribe to Contemporary Collectors Membership

Support the Gallery’s contemporary collection and receive all the membership benefits described above. Membership fees are based on the financial year 1 July to 30 June. Please check with the Coordinator for your pro-rata contribution.

Contemporary Collectors Circle 

CC Circle recognises benefaction to the Art Gallery of South Australia at a higher level. Read more.

Corporate Membership

Corporate support for Contemporary Collectors offers an association with an innovative and dynamic group of people. CC Membership is made up primarily of professionals, executives and business owners. Read more.


Advise Contemporary Collectors of the Art Gallery of South Australia of a planned bequest so that the Gallery can recognise committed donors and show its appreciation during your lifetime. Your will is an opportunity to make a positive statement about what you believe in and what you cherished during your lifetime. For more information please telephone the Coordinator on 08 8207 7572.

Click here to see general member events.


T 08 8207 7572


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The Contemporary Collectors acknowledges its sponsors...  

  Macquarie Private Wealth   
       Splitrock              Tiro                   

TypeSpace         Kwik Kopy Norwood

The Contemporary Collectors acknowledges its corporate members...

Lipman Karas 

Imants Tillers, Shadow of the hereafter, 2007, Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors, Gosia Kudra-Schild and Taliangis Family 2007.


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