Welcome to the Samstag Museum of Art

One Australia's leading university art museums, the Samstag Museum of Art aims to stimulate, challenge and engage its audiences with a program of diverse and innovative exhibitions, publications and associated 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.


WE ARE CLOSED as we prepare for the

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. See you in March!


Monday 12 February — Sunday 18 March 2018

Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy

Samstag Museum of Art presentation: SASA Gallery


Saturday 3 March Sunday 3 June 2018

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds


Extended Hours 3 March — 3 June, 10 — 5pm daily


Vernissage Weekend, 3  4 March

Join us for free artist talks, panel discussions and performances. See details.

2018 Samstag Scholars

The University of South Australia is delighted to announce 

Sasha Grbich (SA) and Julian Day (NSW)

as recipients of the 2018 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships.

Congratulations to both artists!