image detail: Fiona Hall, Sydney 1953, Occupied territory, 1995, Adelaide, glass beads, nails, vitrine (wood, glass) 39.0 x 128.5 x 43.0 cm, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Science and Art


Art and Science both value critical thinking and experimentation and, at times both bring to the fore ethical and cultural issues. Investigate the connections between Art and Science by exploring a diversity of works in the Art Gallery's collection

“The most important quality of art and science is curiosity” - Fabian Oefner, Artist and Photographer

Recommended Years 4 - 12
When Weekdays during school term, 10am-5pm
Cost Free
Book now for a guided or self-guided visit. Submit your school booking request

Prepare for your visit by using the following Interpretive Resources .
Art and Science

The activities suggested in this resource link with the Australian Curriculum: Arts (Visual Arts) and Science (Science Understanding and Science as a Human Endeavour)

 *Due to the changing nature of our exhibits, all works may not be on display when you visit.


The Gallery’s Learning and Educator programs are supported by the Government of South Australia through the Department of Education and Child Development.

image detail: Fiona Hall, Sydney 1953, Occupied territory, 1995, Adelaide, glass beads, nails, vitrine (wood, glass) 39.0 x 128.5 x 43.0 cm, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

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