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Welcome to Adelaide College of the Arts

Adelaide College of the Arts is a hub of tertiary arts education in South Australia. Centrally located in the city in Adelaide’s Light Square, AC Arts is Australia’s only tertiary institution housing the study of performing arts, visual arts and design all in one building. Boasting industry-standard performance and exhibition spaces, workshops and studios, it was purpose-designed in every detail to achieve excellence in arts training.

Purpose built arts and design facility

Students who study at Adelaide College of the Arts benefit from dedicated industry-standard facilities, state-of-the-art performance spaces and a teaching staff of respected specialist professionals.

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Industry Partners

The Helpmann Academy is a unique collaborative partnership, unifying the skills and resources of the state’s higher education institutions including TAFE SA.

Helpmann Academy offers professional development opportunities including grants and awards, fellowships, mentorships, masterclasses and seminars, advisory services and international artist residencies, all tailored specifically for South Australia’s higher education students, graduates and emerging artists.

    Latest Events

    Conversation with Friends Light Square Gallery

    Conversations with Friends

    05 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019

    Conversation with Friends' presents the work of 24 artists responding to the work and friendship of two significant Australian artists Margaret Preston and Gladys Reynell.

    Darlinghurst Nights

    13 Sep 2019 - 18 Sep 2019

    Darlinghurst Nights explores the lives of seven Sydneysiders struggling to make a go of things in Depression-era King’s Cross.

    G

    17 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) Students and Technical Production Students present Australian Dance Theatre’s G, a sophisticated reworking of the classical ballet Giselle.

Light Square Gallery

Light Square Gallery is a professionally managed, purpose-built exhibition space. Here you'll find high-calibre exhibitions of the kind that have built South Australia's outstanding reputation in the arts. Our focus is on promoting exceptional contemporary artists, including emerging artists, recent TAFE SA graduates and our acclaimed lecturing team.

Installation view Chris De Rosa, she collects the beautiful things - turbulent nature, 2017

See what's on at Light Square Gallery