Arts & Culture

The Clare Valley is home to a vast array of local artists, creators, galleries and exhibitions.

Many artists have been inspired by the natural beauty, colours and authenticity of the region and this is reflected in their works.

All year round, you will find the unique work of local artists and craftspeople displayed in galleries, restaurants, wineries and pubs throughout the region.

Musicians and performers also enliven public spaces and entrance audiences during the region’s festivals and events.

Download the Clare Valley Art Trail below in the VAPAA information.

Breathe it in

The Mid North Visual and Performing Arts Association (VAPAA) supports a vibrant arts community in the Clare Valley and surrounding towns. The visual arts - artists, galleries and exhibitions - plus the performing arts including shows and special events plus other arts such as cinema and literature are all happening in this region.  Visit the VAPAA website for details of what’s happening right now.     

HATs is a not for profit volunteer arts event organisation dedicated to fostering , preserving and developing the heritage arts and living cultural traditions of our diverse Australian communities. They do this through music, song, dance, the spoken word, puppetry and theatre performances at the Courthouse Cultural Centre located  at 4 St Vincent Street in Auburn. For a listing of what performances are happening visit or contact them via email or phone 8849 2420.

Local Art Galleries

Come to the Goyder Region, just next door to Clare Valley, and visit the heritage mining town of Burra.
Clare holds a large range of unique art with the Clare Valley Art Gallery adding a large range of Central Australian Utopia Aboriginal Art.
Medika Gallery is a fine art gallery, selling Australian glassware, pottery, crystal, prints, main line original and professional paintings by Australian artists, with the added
Professional framers since 1993, Blackman Gallery has been framing and conserving fine art, photographs, fabrics and curios servicing the Mid North and Adelaide marketplace.
An eclectic explosion of colour, texture & form- By more than 30 South Australian Artists who come together to create something phenomenal
Art Gallery & Studio of acclaimed contemporary artist Jen McDonald.