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.
Now Showing | 2017 PROGRAM
Friday 22 September - Friday 1 December 2017
After Utopia: Revisiting the Ideal in Asian Contemporary Art
Geoff Cobham: Already Elsewhere
ON ART | A new series of talks, forums and workshops
Thursday 26 October, 1 - 2pm
Erica Green (SA) and Lisa Slade (SA) in conversation
A conversation around the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art with Erica Green, Director, Samstag Museum of Art and Curator of the 2018 Adelaide Biennial: Divided Worlds, and Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Art Gallery of South Australia. See details.
Saturday 3 March - Sunday 3 June 2018
Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds
ANNOUNCEMENT | 2018 Samstag Scholars
The University of South Australia is delighted to announce
Sasha Grbich (SA) and Julian Day (NSW) as the recipients of the 2018 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships!
Congratulations to both artists!
READ: Media Release
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 a new, scholarly and illustration publication charting the lives and careers of Anne and Gordon Samstag, The Samstag Legacy: An Artist's Bequest.
"At last, the world will know about the well-connected Samstags!" - Daniel Thomas, Art Monthly Australasia