Past Exhibitions

Arthur Boyd: The Life of Saint Francis

Arthur Boyd: The Life of Saint Francis | 28 April - 2 September 2023.

Celebrated Australian artist Arthur Boyd and his vision of the endearing medieval Italian saint, St. Francis of Assisi, comes to Adelaide from the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Rarely seen, a selection of Boyd’s large, and spectacular tapestries illustrating the life of the saint are joined by pastels and lithographs exploring the universal human conditions of love and pain, sacrifice and compassion. Only at The David Roche Foundation.

Image: Arthur Boyd (designer), Tapeçarias de Portalegre (manufacturer), St Francis when young dreaming of fine clothes and armour 1973. High-warp tapestry. Collection: National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1975. Arthur Boyd images reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust.


Guided Tours

Each Thursday, join one of our volunteer guides on a tour of the exhibition, and learn more about the artist and this powerful series of work. Book here.



Arthur Boyd: The Life of Saint Francis
Curated by TDRF from the National Gallery of Australia collection, Canberra

28 April – 2 September 2023.

Tuesday to Saturday 10AM – 4PM

No booking required.

Tickets available for purchase at the door.
Adult: $15
Concession: $12
TDRF Members: $11
Children under 12: Free








Past Exhibitions

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