Founded in 1881, the Art Gallery of South Australia is home to one of Australia's great art collections, housed in one of Adelaide's most beautiful buildings. Located at the heart of Adelaide's cultural boulevard, North Terrace, between the South Australian Museum and University of Adelaide, the Art Gallery welcomes more than half a million visitors each year.
10 am to 5 pm (closed 25 December)
A printable map of the gallery is available here.
General admission is free. Charges apply for some exhibitions.
The Art Gallery's outstanding collection of 38,000 works of art comprises Australian, European, North American and Asian works including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, textiles, furniture, ceramics, metalwork and jewellery.
The Art Gallery also houses a comprehensive collection of Australian art from the time of European settlement in the early nineteenth century to the present day, including one of the most important collections of Indigenous art.
The European collection spans the Renaissance to today, and the Asian collection covers twelve countries with galleries dedicated to the art of Southeast Asia, India, Japan and the only dedicated Islamic gallery space in Australia.
We invite you to visit our permanent collection at the Art Gallery. Explore with our Mobile Web App on your Smart Phone or hire an iPod for free from the Information Desk.You can also view collection highlights in our Online Gallery
Art Gallery Food + Wine and the Gallery Shop
Art Gallery Food + Wine is open every day from 10 am to 4.30 pm.
Make a booking by telephoning 08 8232 4366.
The Gallery Shop is open from 10 am to 4.45 pm every day.
For enquiries telephone 08 8207 7029.
Parking is available opposite the Art Gallery in the Wilson’s Carpark on North Terrace.
Wheelchair and pram access is available to all areas of the Art Gallery. Please ask our friendly staff at the Information Desks if you need any assistance. Wheelchairs can be borrowed while visiting the Art Gallery and are available from the North Terrace main entrance. Please telephone 08 8207 7000 in advance of your visit for more information or to reserve a wheelchair.
Car Parking for Disabled Visitors
A disabled car parking space is located on Morgan Thomas laneway located off Kintore Avenue immediately behind the State Library. The disabled car park is in close proximity to the Art Gallery. For more information regarding access please call 08 8207 7000.
Disability Access around Adelaide
The DIRC (Disability Information & Resource Centre SA) website lists disability access, toilets and floor plans to public buildings in Adelaide. Click here to visit the DIRC website.
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide SA 5000
T 61 8 8207 7000
F 61 8 8207 7070
Email the Art Gallery
Open daily 10 am to 5 pm
(closed 25 December)