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2018 Ruby Awards winners announced

2018 Premier's Award for Lifetime Achievement winner Alison Milyika Carroll

Internationally renowned Aboriginal artist Alison Milyika Carroll has received one of the state’s highest arts and cultural honours, winning the Premier’s Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2018 Ruby Awards.

Presented by Arts South Australia, the Ruby Awards celebrate the best of South Australia’s arts and cultural sector, with 12 winners announced tonight at a gala event at the Queen’s Theatre in Adelaide.


South Australia’s arts stars shine as 2018 Ruby Awards finalists revealed

An international operatic tour de force, a blockbuster exhibition of European masterpieces and local companies celebrating artists with disabilities are among the finalists in the 13th annual Ruby Awards, announced today.

Newly revamped for 2018 with 12 prize categories, the Rubys will also pay tribute to late South Australian arts and cultural icons Uncle Stevie Goldsmith and Frank Ford AM with two new awards named in their honour.

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 Five Four Entertainment takes over the ground floor of the Fowler's building in 2019.

Following their successful bid in a tender process conducted by Arts South Australia, Five Four Entertainment will take over the lease of the building's ground floor, basement and mezzanine from January 1, operating it as a live music and arts venue.

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 circus with Cirkidz -  there's plenty to see and do in South Australia's arts and cultural institutions these October school holidays!

North Terrace, Adelaide
Open 10am to 5pm daily.
FREE entry, some exhibitions ticketed.
Ph: 8207 7000

Funding boost for artists and facilities

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

"The Marshall Liberal Government will return the focus of government arts funding to artists and arts organisations," said Premier Steven Marshall.

"Funding will be redirected from government administration towards grant programs and new initiatives to grow our creative industries and attract visitors to South Australia."