About the Collection
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.
AGSA has commenced a major project for the development and construction of a new storage facility. As with any major museum project, AGSA is currently devoting significant resources to this project and as a consequence has placed a moratorium on outward loans. AGSA will consider and process loan requests from January 2024.
The Gallery undertakes ongoing research to establish the history of ownership, or provenance, of works of art in its collection. Find out more.
The James & Diana Ramsay Fund
AGSA's most visionary fund for the development of its collection.
New to the Collection
Tea cup ‘Yunomi’2011
Helen Ganalmirriwuy Garrawurra
Djirriḏiḏi miṉḏirr (Garrawurra conical basket)2020
Grace Kemarre Robinya
Mustering Laramba Side2020
Maralinga: poisoned rations1988
Jon Goulder, Liz Williamson, BROACHED COMMISSIONS
Broached Goulder chaise lounge from the Broached Goulder collection2019-2020On display, Gallery 15
(Mother and child)1880s-90sOn display, Gallery 3
Hilda Rix Nicholas
Two Moroccan men with eucalypts1912-14?On display, Gallery 3
Stelarc, Dan Ake, Max Miller, Irving Galleries, Sydney
Internal/External: Suspension for Obsolete Body 80 Langdon St. Gallery, San Francisco, 31 July 19831983 (printed 1990, published 1991)
Alice and Friend in Wonderland2020On display, Gallery 6