Building cultural partnerships

The University is committed to extending our partnerships with the community and in particular, the cultural sector to deliver a multi-faceted events program which combines learning, research, culture, entertainment and the performing arts, on campus and in the heart of the city.

We welcome the opportunity to partner with other cultural, community and not-for-profit groups to:

  • Animate the campus as a destination of cultural and community events
  • Contribute to the economic development and sustainability of South Australia
  • Raise aspirations about higher education pathways 
  • Deliver better informed policy-making, products and services 
  • Increase public engagement and cultural enrichment by sharing the latest research and knowledge 

For more information, please contact Tania Johnson, Senior Community Relations Officer on +61 8 8313 4467 or tania.johnson@adelaide.edu.au.

Upcoming events



Face to Face: Embracing Portraiture

A rare opportunity to see highlights of the University’s portrait collection, "Face to Face" presents artworks by acclaimed Australian artists. As the centrepiece, a new portrait depicting Kaurna Elder, Uncle Rodney O’Brien, will be displayed for the first time. The exhibition also includes researcher stories about the human face.



Research Tuesday

Catch up on the Research Tuesdays events from 2021. 



Elder Conservatorium Music Theatre presents a new production of Boubil and Schonberg’s Les Miserables

Prisoner-on-parole, Jean Valjean, runs from Inspector Javert on a journey beyond the barricades, at the centre of the Rebellion. Valjean helps a poor factory worker, Fantine, by saving her child, Cosette, held captive as a slave. Marius, a war veteran, falls in love with Cosette, but their lives change.



Quality improvement in perinatal care – how to make a difference to outcomes that matter

Please join us for the Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) and Women’s and Children’s Hospital Grand Round.



Friends of the Library Discovery event - Cheryl Hoskin on one of the Library's most beautiful rare books

Discover one of the Library’s most beautiful rare books with Cheryl Hoskin: Berthe Hoola van Nooten’s Fleurs fruits et feuillages choisis de l’ile de Java, published in 1880.