Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Welcome to Adelaide College of the Arts

Adelaide College of the Arts is where you can live and breathe your passion for arts and design.

At every turn you’ll find highly specialised spaces to hone your talents and develop practical skills – from film and TV, computer generated images (CGI) and visual effects (VFX), digital media, and sound and technical production, to acting, dance, visual arts, fashion and photography. You’ll study and work in modern, professional facilities, mastering tools and techniques that are vital in the creative industries.

Freedom to Create

Applications are now open for 2022.

Course Areas

Purpose built arts and design facility

Boasting industry-standard performance and exhibition spaces, workshops and studios, Adelaide College of the Arts was purpose designed in every detail to achieve excellence in arts training.

Centrally located in Adelaide’s Light Square, Adelaide College of the Arts is Australia’s only tertiary institution housing the study of performing arts, visual arts and design all in one building.

Students have the freedom to study, create and perform in one central location offering unparalleled opportunities to build career defining networks.

Virtual Tour - AC Arts


Tonics of the Resilient Exhibition

26 Nov 2021 - 15 Feb 2022
Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts students present their end of year exhibition, displaying final works from the diverse studios of ceramics, photography, jewellery, printmaking, and painting.

Closure of TAFE SA sites during the Christmas and New Year period 2021-22

TAFE SA has an operational shutdown over the Christmas and New Year break during which time all campuses and services are closed.
TAFE SA graduate Kate Rawlins studied set and scenery construction at AC Arts.

Set designer Kate Rawlins wins Future Industries award

Set designer and assistant art director Kate Rawlins has won the Future Industries award, part of the TAFE SA Honour Awards, for her work on films and TV series.
TAFE SA danced student Alix Kuijpers. Photo by Sam Roberts.

Honours student Alix to premiere new dance work

TAFE SA/Flinders University Dance Honours student, Alix Kuijpers, is premiering his solo show, Immaterial, which brings together the elements of contemporary dance and drag.

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
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