Welcome to the Samstag Museum of Art
One of Australia's leading university art museums, the Samstag Museum of Art aims to challenge and engage its audiences with a program of diverse and innovative exhibitions, publications and public activities.
The Samstag Museum presents a changing exhibitions program of contemporary visual art, and art of the past that has relevance for us today.
SAMSTAG IS CLOSED FOR EXHIBITION CHANGEOVER
// reopening Thursday 28 February 2019, 10am — 5pm
Thursday 28 February — Friday 5 April 2019
Open 10am — 5pm daily
The Adelaide//International is a new series of exhibitions for the Adelaide Festival, comprising works by artists from Australia and overseas, along with an associated forum program.
In 2019, two Australian artists — Brook Andrew and Eugenia Lim — and two international — Lisa Reihana (New Zealand) and Ming Wong (Singapore) — will be featured in four distinct exhibitions exploring histories of migration, the impact of cultural exchange on communities and individuals, and questions of who holds the power of narration.
TALKS + EVENTS
Adelaide//International Forum + Opening Party
Saturday 2 March 2019, from 10am until late
Held on the opening weekend of the Adelaide Festival, the 2019 Adelaide//International Forum will provide a platform for debate on our changing and ever more connected world and will feature a performance by Eugenia Lim.
Following the Forum, the West End comes alive!
Join us from 5pm for our celebratory party with opening remarks by Adelaide Festival Co-Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy, music by Hartway, pop-up bar by West Oak Hotel and food by Food Lore Kitchen.
Visit Fenn Place, University of South Australia, City West campus, to see Samstag's recent commission, the Vernon Ah Kee: Kaurna Language Ephemeral Public Art Project.