Nike Savvas, 2016, installation view, Samstag Museum of Art


A new series of talks, forums and workshops.


Tuesday 8 August 1-2pm
Nike Savvas (NSW)

Artist and Samstag Scholar Nike Savvas joins us to discuss her installation-based art practice.
Location: Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art 


Tuesday 15 August 1-2pm
Michelle Nikou (SA) with Kendrah Morgan (Vic)

Artist Michelle Nikou and Kendrah Morgan, Curator, Heide Museum of Modern Art, discuss Nikou's practice and her major survey exhibition Michelle Nikou: a e i o u.
Location: Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art 


Tuesday 22 August 1-2pm
Trent Parke (SA) and Narelle Autio (SA) with Amanda Duthie (SA) and Matthew Bate (SA)

The Summation of Force Artists Trent Parke and Narelle Autio in conversation with Amanda Duthie, CEO, Adelaide Film Festival and Matthew Bate, Closer Productions. 
Location: Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art 



Samstag Named Best Museum in South Australia
18 May 2017

As the world celebrated International Museum Day (IMD) , SBS selected their favourite museum in each state and territory. We are delighted to announce Samstag Museum of Art was selected the South Australian favourite.


1 April 2017

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 close 30 June 2017, see Samstag Scholarships for details.


2017 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Art Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2017 Samstag Scholars, who have been accepted into their international schools of choice.

Jacqueline Felstead (Vic): Royal College of the Arts, London.
Zoe Kirkwood (SA): Glasgow School of Art, Scotland.


Vale Sydney Ball (1933 - 2017)
7 March 2017

Samstag Museum of Art pays tribute to Adelaide's own master of abstraction, Sydney Ball, media release available for download.

We thank Sydney Ball for his generosity and foresight in donating a large body of his masterworks to the University of South Australia, The Sydney Ball Gift, room brochure, available for download.


Samstag Museum Turns 10

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

"At last, the world will know about the well-connected Samstags!" - Daniel Thomas, Art Monthly Australasia, March 2017

Now available alongside a selection of limited edition art collectibles.


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