Designed by John Wardle Architects in association with Hassell, the Samstag Museum is located in the Hawke Building and features three substantial and elegant exhibition galleries over two levels. It is a facility that communicates architectural distinction.
The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art has been named in honour of these two distinguished benefactors to Australian culture, whose remarkable bequest is administered by the Samstag Program through the University of South Australia.
Located near Adelaide's other premier cultural institutions on North Terrace at the UniSA's City West campus, the Samstag Museum aims to stimulate, challenge and engage its audiences with a program of diverse and innovative exhibitions, publications and associated public activities.
It is one of a national group of university art museums and galleries, and is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and its affiliated professional committees. The Samstag Museum of Art is part of the International & Development portfolio of Chancellery, and a Samstag Museum of Art Board has been established to oversee development of the Samstag Museum and its programs.
The Samstag Museum of Art signals the University's determination to make a leading contribution to the intellectual and cultural life of South Australia and to the Australian tertiary education sector. We invite all our students, staff and visitors to the University to experience the creativity, innovation and excitement of many great Australian and international artists through the Samstag ...read more