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Art Gallery of South Australia

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Wonderful gems in a regional Art Gallery

For a regional Art gallery, this has hidden gems and interesting installations. Well worth a visit... read more

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Mark W
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Great collection and free admission!

Very good collection, and at the price you can’t really complain. Even if you don’t have much time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nhajare
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Palo Alto, California
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A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of Australia's finest art collections, but also because it offers a variety of activities for all ages.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 June 2014

A great collection of artwork from Australia and internationally. I especially enjoyed the Aboriginal art collection. Easy access as located in the heart of the city sitting beside the museum and the library. And its free!

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Reviewed 17 July 2013

The gallery is great but walking in at the moment, one of the first things you see if you enter on the European art wing, is a sculpture of two dead, headless horses (clothed in real horse skin, legs etc) hanging from the ceiling. It's...More

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Reviewed yesterday

For a regional Art gallery, this has hidden gems and interesting installations. Well worth a visit. Contains important Australian Art, and a few quirky pieces well worth a view

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good collection, and at the price you can’t really complain. Even if you don’t have much time it’s worth stopping by.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I attended one of the free tours and it was so personal and informative. The way exhipits are preseted is marvellous. I enjoyed the presentation almost as much as the exhibits themselves. Do go. A cool and sophisticated place!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is good gallery to vist. They have lost of older works which are very interesting. One problem is the stairs, if you have an elderly person with you.

Thank dmrigda
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this gallery and not just because I am South Australian. The older wings have great character and are balanced by the new modern additions. There is an excellent collection of Colonial Australian Art which is currently being re-hung and opens 8th December. Downstairs...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For lovers of modern art, I recommend a visit.. just to see the work of Sydney Nolan one of the fathers of Australian Modern Art. On Sundays there is free entertainment for the young and the young at heart. Check the website for details. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good display of indigenous art here with explanations. Also has traditional European art. Alot to absorb. Overall a pretty 'normal' art gallery but worth a couple of hours.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has great paintings and sculptures from Australian painters included amazing Aboriginal artists. You can better understand the history and nature of this amazing country through the art. They have a lot of activities to do with your family. It's located in North Terrace.

Thank Dickinsonia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My art gallery visit was unplanned, but really enjoyable, due to friendly staff help and advice provided. I recommend to do a free tour at 11am or 2pm if time permits

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capital city galleries are a great source of contemporray and historical works that tell fascinating stories about our identity. The Art gallery of South Australia is particularly appealing with elegant galleries and light filed open spaces. The selection and arrangement of pictures and sculptures doesn't...More

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