Samstag Museum is now closed for 2016.

Our 2017 program will be launched with the Adelaide Festival with two exciting exhibitions.

The Ocean After Nature - 3 March – 9 June 2017

Countercurrents - 3 March – 14 April 2017

Tours and talks for schools and groups available. Please contact us on 8302 0870 or to book.

We wish you all the best for a happy and safe festive season.


Celebrating 25 Years - In 2016 the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art celebrated both the University of South Australia's 25th birthday, and the 25th anniversary of the Samstag Scholarships. To mark this special occasion we are delighted to offer these limited edition art collectibles.


Thursday 27 October - The Samstag Museum of Art is delighted to present two special exhibitions for the 2017 Adelaide Festival of Arts.

The Ocean After Nature and Countercurrents features the work of twenty-three Australian and international artists and collaborations, exploring our relationship with and connections to the oceans through new media, sculpture, installation, painting and photography. 2017 Adelaide Festival at Samstag media release (PDF file, 237 kb) (opens in a new window)


Thursday 13 October - The University of South Australia congratulates our 2017 Samstag Scholars Jacqueline Felstead (VIC) and Zoe Kirkwood (SA).

Samstag Class of 2017 media release (PDF file, 275 kb) (opens in a new window)



More 2016 news + events at the Samstag Museum of Art to be announced soon. In the meantime follow us on Facebook to stay up to date!