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.




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) — are 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.

This complementary quartet of work by four brilliant artists is not to be missed.


Adelaide//International Publication

Featuring essays by Erica Green, Georges Petitjean, Mikala Tai, Rhana Devenport and Siuli Tan.

READ: 2019 Adelaide//International Publication


Adelaide//International Film Program

Ming Wong: In Love for the Mood is accompanied by a film program at Mercury Cinema. For session times and bookings see



Who holds the power of narration?

Tuesday 26 March, 5.30 — 6.30pm

Gillian Brown, Curator and Joanna Kitto, Associate Curator look at the ways the artists of the Adelaide//International represent the impact of migration and cultural exchange. They examine the cognitive spaces Brook Andrew, Eugenia Lim, Lisa Reihana, and Ming Wong have created as exhibition makers, and the stories told through their works. ON ART is a series of public events developed for visual arts students, emerging practitioners and anyone interested in contemporary art.