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Consultants appointed to create Arts Plan for South Australia


Tony Grybowski, the former Chief Executive of the Australia Council for the Arts, has been engaged by the State Government to lead the development

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2018 Ruby Awards winners announced


Internationally renowned Aboriginal artist Alison Milyika Carroll has received one of the state’s highest arts and cu

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South Australia’s arts stars shine as 2018 Ruby Awards finalists revealed


An international operatic tour de force, a blockbuster exhibition of European masterpieces and local companies celebrating artists with disabilitie

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New tenant for Fowler’s building keeps the live music flowing


Adelaide’s Lion Arts Centre will continue rocking with the sounds of live music as local music and events company

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Upcoming Deadlines

Front Page Grants

Project Grants

Project Grants support independent artists in the development of new work and its production or presentation. The grant also assists touring and expansion of markets of new and existing works, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Closing Date: 25-Feb-2019

Building Pathways

Building Pathways assists South Australian artists to build their national and international profile. It supports the development of relationships with influential interstate and international galleries, agents, publishers, producers and presenters.

Closing Date: 25-Feb-2019

Individual Development

Individual Development supports the professional development of individual, independent artists through master classes, workshops, mentorships, attendance at conferences, attachments to arts organisations or participation in arts residencies.

Closing Date: 25-Feb-2019

Major Commission

The Major Commission grant supports a significant investment in a major new work by a leading South Australian independent artist or group, to be presented in a high profile setting in South Australia.

Closing Date: 25-Feb-2019




Front Page Information

Queen's Theatre

Located in Adelaide's West End, the Queen's Theatre is the oldest purpose-built theatre on mainland Australia and is available to hire for arts, cultural or community events.

Built in late 1840, it is of national heritage significance and predated only by the Theatre Royal in Hobart, Tasmania.

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Discover the diversity of South Australia's artists & events, and learn more about our cultural organisations.


Current position vacancies within the Arts South Australia team.



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Did you know

Did you know...

  • In South Australia, 88% of people attended cultural venues and events in the 12-months prior to interview in 2009–10?
  • In South Australia 294,300 people were involved in a culture or leisure activity in 2007?
  • South Australia’s household expenditure on cultural goods and services was $1,286m in 2009–10, averaging $37.67 a week?
  • Over 4,100 actively trading businesses in South Australia were in a cultural industry at the start of the 2008–09 financial year?

South Australia's arts industry continues to innovate and inspire throughout the state, as well as nationally and internationally.
Contact us today to discover how you play a part in an innovative future for our state.

Statistics gathered from the 2012 Culture Report.

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Level 12, 200 Victoria Square
Adelaide 5000
South Australia
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Adelaide, SA 5001