Welcome to the Samstag Museum of Art
One of Australia's leading university art museums, the Samstag Museum of Art aims to challenge and engage its audiences with a program of diverse and innovative exhibitions, publications and 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.
SAMSTAG IS CLOSED FOR EXHIBITION CHANGEOVER
// reopening Thursday 28 February 2019, 10am — 5pm
Thursday 28 February — Friday 5 April 2019
The Adelaide//International is a new series of exhibitions for the Adelaide Festival, comprising works by artists from Australia and overseas, along with associated forum programs.
In 2019, two Australian artists — Brook Andrew and Eugenia Lim — and two international — Lisa Reihana (New Zealand) and Ming Wong (Singapore) — will be featured in four distinct exhibitions exploring histories of migration, the impact of cultural exchange on communities and individuals, and questions of who holds the power of narration.
TALKS + EVENTS
Saturday 2 March 2019, from 10am until late
Held on the opening weekend of the Adelaide Festival, the 2019 Adelaide//International Forum will provide a platform for debate on our changing and ever-more-connected world and will feature a performance by Eugenia Lim.
Following the Forum, the West End comes alive from 5pm with featured events across the precinct! Join us at Samstag for our celebratory launch party with music by Hartway, pop-up bar by West Oak Hotel and food by Food Lore.
Visit Fenn Place, University of South Australia, City West campus, to see Samstag's recent commission, the Vernon Ah Kee: Kaurna Language Ephemeral Public Art Project.