—1959 Under 40s Exhibition at the SA Association of Arts, Cape Town (reviewed here and here)

1960 South African painting in Ghent, Belgium

1960 Modern Homes Gallery in Cape Town (opening speech by Oskar Kokoschka read at the opening.)

1960 South African Graphic Art, in Yugoslavia

1960 South African Painting Ghent, Belgium

1961 South African Graphic Art, Munich

1961 Included in the exhibition of South African paintings for the Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil

1974 — Africa Centre, London

1980 — Africa Centre London

1980 — Drawings at Gallery International, Cape Town (reviewed here)

1994 — A retrospective exhibition, “A Tribute to Albert Adams”, held at the Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town (reviewed here and here)

1995 — Paintings and drawings, Grosvenor Gallery, London

2000 — City Art Gallery in Atlanta, USA

2000 — Paintings and drawings, the Institute of Physics Gallery, London

2001 — Frans Maasereel Centre, Antwerp

2001 — Tryon Centre for Visual Art, Charlotte, USA

2001 — Fulton Art Council Atlanta USA Graphics

2001 — Residency at Caversham Press

2002 — Residency at Caversham Press

2002 —Paintings, Drawings & Graphics, South African National Gallery

2004/5 — Paintings & Graphics, Salford Museum & Art Gallery

2005 — Paintings, Drawings & Graphics, University of Antwerp

2005 (June/July) — Early Paintings, Drawings & Graphics, Warren Siebrits Modern and Contemporary Art, Johannesburg

2006 (July/August) — Paintings – Methven to Mashile, Warren Siebrits Modern and Contemporary Art, Johannesburg

26 September 2007 to 13 January 2008 — Apartheid: The South African Mirror, The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona.

13 March to 30 April 2008 — An exhibition of paintings, drawings and graphics concerning Abu Ghraib, Iraq and Darfur, Northumbria University Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.

19 July to 16 November 2008 — Albert Adams: Journey on a Tightrope, a major retrospective of paintings, graphics and drawings, Iziko S.A. National Gallery, Cape Town

10 May to 12 July 2009 — Albert Adams: Journey on a Tightrope, The Johannesburg Art Gallery

2012 — Retrospective at the Salford Museum and Art Gallery

2012 — Exhibition in partnership with the Salford Working Class Movement Library

9th April 2016 to 21 May 2016 — Albert Adams: The Bonds of Memory at the SMAC Gallery, Cape Town