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

Friday 24 November, 1 - 2pm

Geoff Cobham (SA) and Chris Petridis (SA)

Immerse yourself in the light and sound installation Already Elsewhere, while hearing from artist Geoff Cobham and his collaborator Chris Petridis. 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