Hawke Building, City West campus, University of South Australia, featuring external projections by Daniel Crooks, 2013



Samstag Museum of Art invites you to the launch of:

A new series of talks, forums and workshops.

The first talk of the series will take place this Thursday, to launch UNSW exhibition 'Troubled Waters':

1_ Dr Felicity Fenner (NSW)
Curator 'Troubled Waters', Director UNSW Art & Design
Thursday 27 April 5pm, followed by drinks to launch 'Troubled Waters'
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art

2_ Emma Crimmings (VIC)
Assistant Director, Artbank
Tuesday 2 May 1-2pm
Bradley Forum, Level 5 Hawke Building, University of South Australia

3_ Professor Richard Kingsford (NSW)
Environmental scientist and 'Troubled Waters' collaborator
Tuesday 9 May 1-2pm
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art

4_ Nici Cumpston (SA)
Artist, 'Troubled Waters'
Tuesday 30 May 1.30-2.30pm
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art

All Free.
All welcome!

Vale Sydney Ball (1933 - 2017)

The Samstag Museum pays tribute to Adelaide's own master of abstraction, Sydney Ball - media release (PDF file, 359 kb) (opens in a new window)

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 (PDF file, 874 kb) (opens in new window)


Samstag Museum turns 10 - In 2017, the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum turns 10! To mark this special occasion, the Museum proudly presents The Samstag Legacy: An Artist's Bequest publication. Available now. 


Celebrating 25 Years - In 2016 the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art celebrated both the University of South Australia's 25th birthday, and the 25th anniversary of the Samstag Scholarships. To mark this special occasion we are delighted to offer these limited edition art collectibles.


On Now - The Samstag Museum is delighted to present two special exhibitions for the 2017 Adelaide Festival of Arts.

The Ocean After Nature and Countercurrents collectively features the work of twenty-three Australian and international artists and collaborations, exploring our relationship with and connections to the oceans through new media, sculpture, installation, painting and photography.

2017 Adelaide Festival at Samstag media release (PDF file, 237 kb) (opens in a new window)


Thursday 13 October - The University of South Australia congratulates our 2017 Samstag Scholars Jacqueline Felstead (VIC) and Zoe Kirkwood (SA).

Samstag Class of 2017 media release (PDF file, 275 kb) (opens in a new window)



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