Sauerbier House is an contemporary artspace providing a platform to support cultural exchange through the visual arts. Situated on the bank of the Onkaparinga River | Ngangkiparinga (‘Women’s River’; Kaurna), the colonial villa is a state heritage community asset transformed from domestic residence (originally George Sauerbier c.1897), into a centre that supports and promotes contemporary arts practice and creative cultural expression within this region.
The program offers established and emerging contemporary artists site-responsive studio based residencies and independent exhibition opportunities. The extended three month residencies provide a platform for Visual arts practitioners to creatively respond to a complex and culturally significant coastal location . The venue is also hosts festivals, workshops and associated arts events.
Sauerbier House is dedicated to the creation of living cultural dialogues and local creative exchanges.