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Art Gallery of South Australia

Just across the road from Rundle Mall sits the Art Gallery of South Australia, one of several major cultural institutions that lines North Terrace.

Almost one million visitors make their way through the Art Gallery of South Australia's doors each year, treated to multiple wings housing an impressive selection of more than 40,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, sketches, photographs, textiles and design works from every corner of the globe, with a focus on Australian and Aboriginal art.

Over the years, the gallery has exhibited the works of world-famous artists including Andy Warhol, Robert Hannaford, Diane Arbus and Del Kathryn Barton to name only a few.

Prior to the purpose-built gallery (now the Elder wing) opening in 1900, South Australia's art collection was housed together with the library and museum collection in the South Australian Institute. Subsequent wings added in 1936, 1962 and 1996 to house the ever-growing collections.

The first street statue erected in the city on North Terrace is actually a copy of a famous neoclassical work. Based on Italian sculptor Antonio Canova’s ‘Venus’, it was chiselled from Carrara marble by Fraser & Draysey and presented by Mr W A Horn to Mayor F W Bullock on 3 September 1892.

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The new look Gawler Place was officially unveiled in late 2019 and with it came the installation of two new innovative, bold and colourful art experiences — ‘Flow’ and ‘Ripple’.

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Adventure Rooms - Escape Room and Bar challenges you to one of our 5 exciting games! Can you escape in under 60 minutes! Only a 30% escape rate!

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The Migration Museum is only a short stroll from Rundle Mall, and is a place to discover the many identities of the people of South Australia through the stories of individuals and communities.

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