Adelaide Central School of Art Teaching & Studio Building

Best Art School in Australia

Adelaide Central School of Art is the best art school in Australia for overall student experience according to the national 2017 and 2018 QILT Student Experience Survey. More... 


Study at Australia's Best Art School in 2020

Study a BVA or a BVA (Honours) with us in Semester 2 2020. Apply Now.



Best Art School image | Julia Robinson, Beatrice (detail), silk, thread, felt, steel, brass, gold-plated copper, foam, cardboard, pins, fixings, approx. 300 x 400 x 300cm, 2019-20 | Courtesy the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery. Photo by Sam Roberts. This project has been assisted by the South Australian Government through Arts South Australia, its art funding and advisory body.

Open Learning

BVA + BVA (Hons) classes online for Term 2

Our BVA and BVA (Hons) courses will be online from Monday 20 April.

If you need to find out your Virtual Class time download the timetable here.

image | (detail) Carly Snoswell, 2019, 

Virtual exhibition tour

Check out the virtual tour below of our exhibition featuring lecturer Nicholas Folland, Other Homes and Gardens (best viewed fullscreen) .

Student participating in portrait painting alla prima

News & Events

We're moving our May Open Day online!


For the rest of the month, we...

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Our studio-based short courses are designed for participants of all...

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Gallery Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

Saturday 10am - 2pm during school term

Term 1 : 10 February - 3 April 2020
Term 2 : 20 April - 12 June 2020