The Art Gallery of South Australia has one of the largest art museum collections in Australia, comprising almost 47,000 works of art spanning 2000 years. Our collection includes paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings, photographs and videos, textiles and clothing, ceramics, glass, metalwork, jewellery and furniture.

To date approximately 46% of collection records are available to view in the online collection. We make regular updates through research and documentation.

Provenance Research

The Gallery undertakes ongoing research to establish the history of ownership, or provenance, of works of art in its collection. Find out more.

James and Diana Ramsay; photo: James and Diana Ramsay Foundation.

The James & Diana Ramsay Fund

AGSA's most visionary fund for the development of its collection.

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Iris VAN HERPEN, Netherlands, born: 1984, Netherlands, Original runway ‘Alchemy of Light’ dress from the Between the Lines couture collection, 2016-17, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands, silk tulle, thermoplastic polymer, transparent liquid polyurethane, 110.0 x 100.0 cm, Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Fashion Fund 2017, © Iris van Hepen

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