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A Doll's House

28 Feb 2020 - 15 Mar 2020
Next Occurrence : 28 Feb 2020
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM


It’s Adelaide Festival’s 60th birthday and, in association with Australia’s public art elder statesman, John Kaldor, we’ve commissioned a very special gift for the city.

A perennial on wish-lists for centuries, a really beautiful doll’s house is one of those items too often destined never to eventuate. Well, close your eyes, dream big, and now open them…

Visionary Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi, who has been transforming public spaces in jaw-dropping ways across the world since 2000, presents his life-sized, three-storeyed Doll’s House for your delight and discovery. It has been created only once before, outside the Palais de Tokyo art museum in Paris.

Is it about the elevation of the domestic or the deflation of the grandiose? The role of art in public and private life? Ponder as you wander or just have fun playing with this most amazing of toys.

Free of charge in the middle of Rundle Mall from 28 Feb. (All we ask is that you share nicely and promise not to use the bathroom.)




  • Entity Facility

    Family Friendly
    Non Smoking

  • Accessible Tourism

    Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.
    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.
    Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision.