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Welcome to Arts South Australia



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Front Page News

Town Hall details for the Arts Plan and consultation period extended


A message from the Arts Plan Consultants

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Have your say on the Arts Plan 2019 - 2024


We are developing an Arts Plan that will articulate the future vision for arts and culture in South Australia.

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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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Upcoming Deadlines

Front Page Grants

Project Seed Funding:...

Project Seed funding is available to a commissioner towards fees for professional practicing South Australian artists to participate in the concept development stage of a public art project.

An appropriate artist’s fee is determined by:

Closing Date: 15-Apr-2019

Commission Support...

Commission Support funding is available for the commissioning of site specific ephemeral, temporary and permanent new public art works by practicing professional South Australian artists for presentation in a high profile, publicly and accessible location throughout South Australia

Closing Date: 15-Apr-2019

Made in Adelaide -...

The girl who jumped off the Hollywood sign by Joanne Hartstone. Photo: Tom Kitney


Closing Date: 28-Apr-2019

Made in Adelaide -...

Image: Spinners Tara Jade Samayai, Lina Limosani, Kialea-Nadine Williams by Limosani Projekts. Photo: Camlight Productions, Chris Herzfeld


Closing Date: 28-Apr-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.


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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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