Art Gallery of South Australia Unveils $3.6 Million Refurbishment

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artwork: Edward Burne-Jones (1833 - 1898) - "Perseus and Andromeda", 1876 - Oil on canvas, 152.2 x 229 cm. Elder Bequest Fund 1902 -  Collection of Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


ADELAIDE, AU – The Art Gallery of South Australia opened the doors to the newly refurbished Elder Wing of Australian Art on Saturday 18 June, following a ten month, $3.6 million refurbishment. The opening marked the 130th anniversary of the Gallery for which over $5 million in gifts has been received. Modernized to meet international museum standards in lighting and environmental control, the Elder Wing’s interior has been refurbished to reinstate it as perhaps Australia’s most beautiful museum interior.