Visit our award-winning heritage campus between 1pm - 5pm on Saturday 26 May!

Even if you're not interested in studying art you are welcome to explore our heritage buildings and learn about the history of the site, which was formerly the Parkside Lunatic Asylum. Read more about the transformation here.


Tours of the School: 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Meet in Studio 1, Ground Floor Teaching & Studio Building  

Displays & Demonstrations - All Day 

History Festival Demonstration: Afghan Box Cameras Are Easy!
Drop in any time between 1pm - 5pm during Open Day to join Dr. Andrew Dearman for a demonstration that will show how easy it is to operate an Afghan Box Camera. You can ask questions, observe the process up-close, learn how Dr. Dearman made his camera by hand, and you may even be invited to sit for a portrait! More information here.

History Festival Display: Asylum to Art School
Adelaide Central School of Art occupies two former buildings of Glenside Hospital, which was originally known as the Parkside Lunatic Asylum. View images of the redevelopment process that transformed the derelict buildings of the Men's P&O Ward and the Dining Hall into our beautiful contemporary art school.

Ground floor | Watercolour Painting
Level 1 | Drawing in Colour
Level 2 | Oil Painting
Various spaces | Sculpture Department

Refreshments | Support our Student Association: refreshments available to purchase
Common Area | Ground Floor, Teaching & Studio Building

Student Studios | Level 3 and Honours student studios will be open for viewing. Chat with our students about their works in progress and learning experiences.

Event Details

Register your interest on Eventbrite
Date & Time: Saturday 26 May 2018, 1pm - 5pm
Location: 7 Mulberry Rd Glenside 5065 [Carpark C, enter via 226 Fullarton Rd]