Department of State Development


Prominent public art icon to embody South Australia – West Java ties

03 Apr 2017 Arts

A striking new public artwork jointly created by South Australia and West Java will be prominently located in front of Government House in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia – symbolic of the importance of cultural exchange to both countri

Emerging local artists receive $90,000 in Carclew funding

06 Jan 2017 Arts

Ten of South Australia’s most exceptional young artists and arts projects have received more than $90,000 in the latest round of Project and Development Grants from Carclew.

ShowBroker: Adelaide to host new national performing arts market

23 Jun 2016 Arts

In a coup for the local arts sector, Adelaide will host a new national performing arts touring market from February 2017.

Four artists chosen for Leigh Creek Artist in Residence program

19 May 2016 Arts

Four artists have been selected to take part in the Leigh Creek Artist in Residence program, which will add vibrancy to the Town Centre during the peak tourism season in the Outback.

A new home for art in Leigh Creek

08 Mar 2016 Arts

A new Artist in Residence program will be launched in Leigh Creek next month to help revitalise unused spaces in the town centre. The program will see up to three artists take up residence in Leigh Creek for around four months.

On song – Adelaide named a UNESCO City of Music

12 Dec 2015 Arts

Adelaide’s has turned up its reputation as a vibrant musical mecca, with the South Australian capital officially named a UNESCO City of Music in Paris overnight.

The art of generosity

10 Dec 2015 Arts

The Art Gallery of South Australia has secured $1 million of funding over the next three years to further develop its children’s programs, including the creation of a program for 13 to 17-year-olds.

New arts grants on offer as SA plans creative future

01 Dec 2015 Arts

South Australian artists can now apply for a share of $25,000 to get their project off the ground, thanks to a new State Government grant announced today.

Live music a big contributor to the South Australian economy

12 Aug 2015 Arts, Industry, Investment

Famous names like Jimmy Barnes, Sia Furler and Bon Scott cut their musical teeth in South Australia, with their iconic songs going on to leave a significant imprint on modern Australian culture.

Art Gallery attracts record attendances – nearly 800,000 people in one year

29 Jul 2015 Arts

The Art Gallery of South Australia attracted 779,670 visitors in the last financial year, the highest attendance ever and up 12 percent on the previous year.