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Ophelia mural

Get your art ‘on the go’

As you scoot between city events this summer, be sure to stop and enjoy some of Adelaide’s diverse collection of public artworks*. From large-scale murals to sculptures and light installations, there’s something to...

Wedding ring exchange

Say ‘I Do’ in the Park Lands

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of Adelaide’s Sister City relationship with Qingdao, a beautiful new Park Lands location will be available for wedding ceremonies from 1 February 2019, and the site hire is the City of...

Sarah Boese in front of the Box Factory mural

Art unwrapped

What do seventy cans of paint, ninety hours of painting and one determined artist create? A stunning two-storey mural! Tucked in a courtyard off Hutt Street, artist Sarah Boese worked tirelessly atop a scissor lift for...

DyspOra

Festive sounds

With a variety of outdoor music performances happening across the city leading up to Christmas, you’re likely to hear everything from classic carols to contemporary tunes all in one day. But what’s playing through the...

MLC Building (c. 1968)

The beauty in buildings

In the first of a short series of articles showcasing some of the significant examples of 20th Century architecture in the CBD and North Adelaide, Meagan Cox (City of Adelaide’s Project Consultant – Heritage)...

Menorah

A season for all

As a culturally diverse community, Christmas is just one of several significant events recognised in Adelaide in December. Discover a little about two other cultural festivals occurring and how some locals will...

Vintage clothes

Slow fashion

The thrill of having the latest trend at your fingertips within days is coming at a big cost, with 6,000 kilograms of clothing being dumped into landfill every 10 minutes. As instant gratification consumerist culture...

Muriel Matters aboard the WFL 'Vote for Women' Caravan

Muriel Matters: Adelaide’s daring suffragist

One of Adelaide’s most fascinating historic female figures, Miss Muriel Lilah Matters (1877-1969) is currently the subject of an exhibition in the City Library’s History Hub. Presented by the City of Adelaide Archives...

East End fashion-ation

There’s the ease of online clothes shopping and then there’s all the benefits of getting up close and personal with the products: appreciating the vibrancy of hand-printed silks, experiencing the fluidity of how a piece...

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