Art And Heritage Collections In Adelaide

78391041Art & Heritage Collections is entrusted with presenting and promoting the art and cultural heritage of the University through its collections, projects, activities and the interpretation of the University’s academic disciplines to the broader community. They invite you to enjoy what promises to be a diverse and stimulating program.

All events are free apart from the two Cultural Musings organised by industry partners. Everyone is welcome.

Their Cultural Program is presented through Cultural Illuminations spotlight exhibitions exploring University disciplines through art, as well as:

For additional program information please call 8303 3086 or email [email protected]

Their Cultural Program is presented through Cultural Illuminations spotlight exhibitions exploring University disciplines through art, as well as:

  • Cultural Conversations – informal forums engaging the audience and speakers on topics connected to University activities
  • Cultural Orations – keynote speakers presenting a lecture on their area of research or interest with a strong connection to the University
  • Cultural Musings – collaborations with industry partners and presentation of panel discussions, tours, lectures or symposia addressing common concerns and interests
  • Cultural Celebrations – special events acknowledging significant occasions in the life of the University community
  • Cultural Tours – guided tours by Art & Heritage Collections volunteers highlighting special features of the University — artworks, collections, buildings and other areas of interest.

Cultural Tours 2010

Art & Heritage Collections – History and Heritage

North Terrace Campus Development and Alumni, and Art & Heritage Collections, invite you to join a tour of the University’s many State heritage-listed buildings. These buildings embody the venerable age of the University and include some inspired building projects.

Sunday 23 May 2.00pm, Tuesday 25 May 2.00pm, Thursday 27 May 2.00pm
Meet your guide in front of the Mitchell Building
For information about tours outside History Week please call 8303 6356

Mitchell Building

Art treasures of the Mitchell Building

Sunday 15 August 9.00am – 4.30pm
Guides will be on hand to assist

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Explore treasures on display in the Museum including an Attic marble lekythos fragment (4th century BC), a terracotta sarcophagus from Tarquinia (Southern Etruria, Roman, ca 100 BC) and a Villanovan cremation urn (northern Italy, 9th century BC).

Sunday 15 August 10.30am
Mitchell Building, Basement level
Meet your guide in the Museum

Public Art – North Terrace Campus

Tours of public artworks on the University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus include work by South Australian artists as well as some key English sculptors including Henry Moore.

Sunday 15 August 3.00pm
Meet your guide in front of the Mitchell Building
For all  enquires and visits please contact [email protected] or call 8303 3086

Tate Museum

Established in 1925, and named after Ralph Tate, Elder Professor of Natural Sciences at the University from 1876–1901, the Museum holds minerals, rocks, fossils and specimens that illustrate geological phenomena.  In addition there is a modest display of material about, and collected by,

Sir Douglas Mawson during his famous expeditions and his time at the University.

Sunday 15 August 2.00pm, Tuesday 14 September 2.15pm, Tuesday 19 October 2.15pm
Meet your guide in front of the Mawson Laboratories
For other tour and collection enquires and visits please contact [email protected] or call 8303 3086
Campus maps available at:

Catherine Buddle
Full Circle

Artist talk:  Sunday 15 August 2pm
Ira Raymond Room
Viewing times:  30 July – 29 August during Barr Smith Library opening hours

Free — all welcome

With thanks to the Barr Smith Library and Division of Services and Resources of the University of Adelaide for their support.

Full Circle is a mixed media exhibition exploring transformation of the psyche through a series of intricately crafted objects. Catherine Buddle, Adelaide-based artist and graphic designer, has a background in the biological sciences and scientific illustration – her skills through these experiences are evident in her meticulous artwork.

Jane Bromley, Vigneron and Wine Educator will launch the exhibition
4.30 – 6.00pm Thursday 29 July 2010
Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library, the University of Adelaide

To register your attendance please call 8303 3086 or email [email protected]

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