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.



Thursday 25 April — Friday 19 July 2019

For Country, for Nation

Reality in flames: modern Australian art
and the Second World War

Unbound Collective: Sovereign Acts V: CALLING

ON ART Podcast

Hear poetry, texts and letters from the Unbound Collective: 

Ali Gumillya Baker (Mirning), Faye Rosas Blanch (Mbararam/Yidinyji), Natalie Harkin (Narungga) and Simone Ulalka Tur (Yankunytjatjara), with Kaurna Elder and scholar, Uncle Lewis Yarluburka O’Brien.

Find the ON ART Podcast on iTunes, Spotify and wherever you get your podcasts.


A once-in-a-lifetime international study opportunity open to Australian visual artists.

From 2020, each scholarship covers reasonable costs for twelve months overseas, institutional fees for one academic year of study (where applicable), a tax-exempt stipend of US $50,000, return airfares, personal travel and medical insurance.

Applications for the 2020 Scholarships close 30 June 2019.

Click here to begin your application.