Welcome to the Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia. One of Australia's leading university art museums, exhibiting contemporary visual art.



ON NOW | 30 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

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.

For more upcoming sessions see Events.


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 Samstag Scholarships for 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

Now available alongside a selection of limited edition art collectibles.


Tours and talks for schools and groups available.
Please contact us on (08) 8302 0870 or to book.


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