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Updated by Melly Brooke on Jan 31, 2016
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Best Contemporary Art Galleries in Adelaide – Discover the Artistic Side of Adelaide

Adelaide has become a thriving cultural destination in South Australia that hosts a number of artistic events and festivals year round. Here are some of the art galleries that the city has in store.


Adelaide Central Gallery

Established in the year 1987 the Central Gallery in Adelaide is an art exhibition space that is well worth visiting. The best part about this gallery is that the exhibits are constantly changing offering something new and exciting to the avid art lover. The Gallery features talent from within and without Australia in a range of varying types of art work including painting, printmaking, drawing and photography as well as fine objects, sculpture and installation art. In addition to all the interesting exhibits this gallery has in store, you can always learn something new in this arena since seminars and informative talks by well known artists are frequently conducted here.



The CACSA which stands for the Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, is an art space that is combined with a museum and has a 7 decade long history. For those interested in rugged art and unique styles CACSA has plenty of exhibits lined up in store. Unlike other major art hubs, CACSA's project space encourages the art work from new artists. A Gallery dedicated to cultural and social issues, there is plenty you can learn from CACSA in Adelaide.



An interesting name for a museum, the JamFactory has of course nothing to do with jams. This non-profit art centre is dedicated to craftsmanship and design for over 40 years and exhibits a collection of remarkable pieces from designers and artists from all over the world. The diverse collection of pieces found here are exciting and the creativity witnessed in each of the pieces is nothing short of mind blowing.


Urban Cow Studio

Yet another exciting art gallery in Adelaide, the Urban Cow Studio offers an array of interesting exhibits constantly on rotation from local artists and designers. Ceramics, paintings, sculpture and illustration are all on display here. The Art Studio is located in the heart of Adelaide and is spread across two floors. However the main exhibition space in this studio is located on the first floor. The gallery displays works of a great many local artists and is a real treat for all those who love art. If you are staying at serviced apartments Adelaide like the Oaks Embassy this art studio can be easily accessed.



This artist-run project can be found in the Central Market neighbourhood in Adelaide. Yet another hub for emerging artists this art space is committed to promoting contemporary and modern art, as well as serving as a hub for new artists from Australia.