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Welcome to Arts South Australia



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Front Page News

New tenant for Fowler’s building keeps the live music flowing


Adelaide’s Lion Arts Centre will continue rocking with the sounds of live music as local music and events company

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October School Holidays - what's on


Fossick for opals at the South Australian Museum, create monsters at Carclew, make a Lego animation at the National Motor Museum, or leap into circ

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Funding boost for artists and facilities


The 2018-19 State Budget delivers a direct funding boost for the South Australian arts sector.

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A message from Arts South Australia about recent changes


This week the role of Executive Director of Arts South Australia was abolished, resulting in the departure of Executive Director Peter Louca.

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Upcoming Deadlines

Front Page Grants

Aboriginal and Torres...

All Arts South Australia grants are open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, arts workers and arts and cultural groups based in South Australia.

Closing Date: 29-Oct-2018

Project Assistance:...

Project Assistance supports individuals and groups of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the creative development, production or presentation of new work. You can seek assistance across literature, performing arts and visual arts, craft and design.

Closing Date: 29-Oct-2018

Individual Artist...

The Individual Artist Development program assists with professional development opportunities. Artists and arts administrators can apply for support to undertake training that is relevant to their art practice, which can include:

Closing Date: 29-Oct-2018

Project Seed Funding:...

Project Seed funding is available to a commissioner towards fees for professional practicing South Australian artists to participate in the concept development stage of a public art project.

An appropriate artist’s fee is determined by:

Closing Date: 13-Aug-2018




Front Page Information

Queen's Theatre

Located in Adelaide's West End, the Queen's Theatre is the oldest purpose-built theatre on mainland Australia and is available to hire for arts, cultural or community events.

Built in late 1840, it is of national heritage significance and predated only by the Theatre Royal in Hobart, Tasmania.

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Discover the diversity of South Australia's artists & events, and learn more about our cultural organisations.


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Did you know

Did you know...

  • In South Australia, 88% of people attended cultural venues and events in the 12-months prior to interview in 2009–10?
  • In South Australia 294,300 people were involved in a culture or leisure activity in 2007?
  • South Australia’s household expenditure on cultural goods and services was $1,286m in 2009–10, averaging $37.67 a week?
  • Over 4,100 actively trading businesses in South Australia were in a cultural industry at the start of the 2008–09 financial year?

South Australia's arts industry continues to innovate and inspire throughout the state, as well as nationally and internationally.
Contact us today to discover how you play a part in an innovative future for our state.

Statistics gathered from the 2012 Culture Report.

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Level 16, 30 Wakefield St
Adelaide 5000
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Adelaide, SA 5001