It's official: the 2016 Adelaide Festival was our biggest ever for the South Australian economy, generating a record $78.3 million in gross expenditure.
Adelaide Writers' Week is thrilled to present five special events in August and September 2016, featuring William Finnegan, Geoff Dyer, Yann Martel, John Elder Robison and Chris Cleave.
Now, more than ever, we need your support. Your contribution means one more writer at Writers' Week, lower ticket prices for students, the unemployed and pensioners and a greater number of new commissions and support of our local companies.
The Board and Management of the Adelaide Festival of Arts express their concern for the vast number of small to medium arts organisations that have lost Australia Council funding in the past week.
We’re delighted to announce that highly regarded arts professional Sandy Verschoor has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Adelaide Festival of Arts
Missing Adelaide Writers' Week already? We’re thrilled to announce our first special event for 2016. Come and enjoy an evening of conversation with Dutch writer Herman Koch.
"It has been an enormous privilege to have been Artistic Director of the last four Adelaide Festivals and I am indebted to the exceptional list of artists and companies who have made my festivals such a success." - Artistic Director (2013 - 2016) David Sefton
What do the critics have to say about the 2016 Adelaide Festival of Arts? Get a second opinion on your favourite shows with these media reviews.
We regret to inform that on doctors’ advice, Alessandro Cortini has cancelled his trip to Australia. London-based project Babyfather featuring Dean Blunt (Hype Williams) has stepped in to replace him at Unsound Adelaide.
We are excited to announce Pay What You Can tickets will be available for five of the biggest and most unmissable events at this year's festival.
Richard Dawkins recently suffered a minor stroke, however he is expected in time to make a full or near-full recovery.
We're chuffed to tell you that with the announcement of the following three artists, the Unsound Adelaide 2016 line-up is now complete.
Home is where the Art is is a series dedicated to local companies featured in the Adelaide Festival of Arts 2016.
Following our national win at the Australian Event Awards last month, we're honoured to have taken out another great award!
Pina Bausch's Nelken (Carnations) has become the fastest selling dance show in the 55-year history of the Adelaide Festival of Arts!
Only in Adelaide. Only in 2016.
Adelaide Writers' Week 2015 has been announced as the national winner of the Coates Hire Best Community Event at the Australian Event Awards!
Here it is! The full 2016 festival program revealed in all its glory.
Direct from the Eiffel Tower on Bastille day and two Olympic ceremonies, world famous French maestros of light and fire Groupe F come to the Adelaide Oval with their live stadium spectacular À Fleur De Peau!
It's been a huge week for us with the announcement of three Adelaide Festival of Arts 2016 presentations.
We are thrilled to present four special Adelaide Writers' Week out of season events for the remainder of 2015.
Hurry! Nominations for the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature close on the 26th June.
We are proud to announce that Edwina Cooper and Kenan Henderson are the inaugural winners of Adelaide Festival of Arts' Destination Art: Emirates Artist Development Opportunity.
Adelaide Festival of Arts is proud to be supporting an in-development piece by talented Australian writer Phillip Kavanagh, Deluge, at the upcoming National Play Festival.
Independent research conducted during the 2015 Adelaide Festival of Arts indicates that the estimated total economic impact of the festival for the state was $27.3 million - a 14% increase on our 2014 festival.
We are beyond thrilled to let you know that multi-award winning directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy have been appointed Co-Artistic Directors for the Adelaide Festival of Arts for 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Tickets now on sale for our first three Adelaide Writers' Week out-of-season events: Helen Macdonald, David Mitchell and Norman Doidge.
As the curtain goes down on another wonderful festival, please take a minute to relive some favourite festival moments with this short clip.
We are happy to introduce Pay What You Can Tickets for holders of Pensioner, Healthcare, Low Income Healthcare and Student cards.
Keen to read what they said? Get a second opinion of Adelaide Festival shows from these media reviews.
We have partnered with Emirates Airline to offer two South Australian artists an opportunity to fly to an Emirates destination for a professional development experience.
Show us your pics from Blinc for your chance to win a $500 bank account plus a 2016 Adelaide Festival Friends Membership
We regret to inform that Vatican Shadow and Evian Christ will no longer appear at Unsound Adelaide.
As one of Britain's most important and prolific post-minimalist composers, we are thrilled to host Gavin Bryars in an exclusive 2015 residency.
A world music visionary, a dangerous revolutionary and Africa’s most scandalous son: Fela Kuti. Let's get familiar with Fela care of the following facts and figures.
Clear some space on that bookshelf and stock up on bookmarks. The full program and schedule for Australia’s largest free literary event Adelaide Writers' Week has been revealed.
He’s composed for comedies, turned in work for action films, and even scored kids’ flicks. Here are six film scores and a TV theme you might be surprised to discover were written by the same guy: Danny Elfman.
The 2015 Adelaide Festival takes the music program to a whole new level with iconic film scores, post rock heavyweights, the King of Afrobeat and legends of jazz, folk and noise.
The extraordinary New York-based company performs the works of four of the world's most forward-thinking choreographers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Hofesh Shechter, Jiří Kylián & Crystal Pite. Learn about them here.