Founded in 1881, the Art Gallery of South Australia is home to one of Australia’s great art collections, housed in one of Adelaide’s most beautiful buildings. Located at the heart of Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, North Terrace, between the South Australian Museum and University of Adelaide, the Art Gallery welcomed close to 800,000 visitors last year.

The Adelaide Biennial is one of the Gallery’s flagship exhibitions and the country’s longest standing survey of contemporary Australian art.

2018 Biennial artists exhibiting at the Gallery include: Lisa Adams, Vernon Ah Kee, Roy Ananda, Daniel Boyd, Kristian Burford, Barbara Cleveland, Sean Cordeiro + Claire Healy, Tamara Dean, Hayden Fowler, Julie Gough, Ghostpatrol David Booth, Amos Gebhardt, Timothy Horn, Louise Hearman, Ken Sisters, Lindy Lee, Khai Liew, Patrick Pound, Patricia Piccinini, Pip + Pop, Nike Savvas and John R Walker.

Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace, Adelaide 5000
T 08 8207 7000
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Opening Hours
Open daily, 10am-5pm


North Terrace runs east–west, along the northern edge of the CBD, and is well serviced by public transport, including buses and trams.

Adelaide railway station is located on North Terrace, approximately five minutes walk from the Art Gallery.

Catch the Adelaide FREE Bus, which travels on a loop around the City, taking in key sites, including the Art Gallery, Adelaide Botanic Garden and Rundle Street (East End).

Cyclists and walkers can take the River Torrens Linear Park trail, which runs from the beachside suburb of Henley Beach to Paradise in the city’s north-east and passes behind the Art Gallery.

Visit Adelaide Metro for more public transport information.


Parking is available opposite the Art Gallery in the Wilson car park on North Terrace. Click here for rates and information.


Wheelchair and pram access is available to all areas of the Art Gallery. Please ask our friendly staff at the Information Desks if you need any assistance.

Wheelchairs can be borrowed while you visit the Art Gallery and are available from the North Terrace main entrance. Please telephone 08 8207 7000 before your visit for more information or to reserve a wheelchair.


Information Desks are located on the Upper Ground and Lower Ground Floors of the Art Gallery. Our friendly staff are happy to assist you with any queries.


Male and female amenities are available on the Upper Ground and Lower Ground Floors of the Art Gallery. Please look for signs or ask one of the Art Gallery’s staff members. Baby change facilities are located in both female toilets.


Visitors are asked to leave their umbrellas, large bags and packages in one of the cloakrooms located next to the Art Gallery’s Information Desks.