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.




ON NOW30 June - 1 September 2017

Trent Parke and Narelle Autio: The Summation of Force

Michelle Nikou: a e i o u



A new series of talks, forums and workshops. See details.

Tuesday 8 August 1.30 - 2.30pm

Nike Savvas (NSW)

Artist and Samstag Scholar Nike Savvas joins us to discuss her installation-based art practice.


Extended Open Hours

Samstag Museum will be open for longer hours on the weekend of 19 - 20 August 2017. See details.

Saturday 19 August, 11 - 5pm

Sunday 20 August, 9 - 4.30pm


2018 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Art Scholarships 

Each scholarship includes, for twelve months of overseas study, a tax-exempt stipend equivalent to US $48,000, plus return airfares and institutional fees.

Applications for the 2018 Samstag Scholarship now closed. Scholars announced October 2017. See details.


Samstag Museum of Art turns 10

In 2017, the Samstag Museum celebrates its 10th year! To mark this special occasion, along with the 25th anniversary of the Samstag Scholarships (2016), we proudly present the publication, The Samstag Legacy: An Artist's Bequest.

"At last, the world will know about the well-connected Samstags!" - Daniel Thomas, Art Monthly Australasia


Tours and talks for Schools + Group Visits available. Please contact us to book.