CMP News No. 47 June 2010

A Bible with all sorts of high connections

We were contacted last month by Irena Sosnowski with some exciting news about a new acquisition for the Polish Hill River Church Museum. Read more about A Bible with all sorts of high connections >

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A fond farewell

Allison Russell says farewell from Community History Programs. Read more about A fond farewell >

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Going digital

Many of us have confidently ‘gone digital’ – like using digital cameras, scanners and all the accessories on mobiles that don’t involve ringing another phone!  Following the example of large institutions, many community museums and historical societies are ‘digitising’ parts of their collection with the aid of government grants. Read more about Going digital >

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History Week highlights

SA History Week was a great success. With 400 diverse events celebrating our rich and varied history happening all over the State in just ten days (yes, we invented the 10-day week!) it was hard to choose where to go first. Read more about History Week highlights >

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Opening doors workshops

Participants came from far and wide to attend this series of four half-day workshops, and feedback from participants seemed to indicate that the investment of time was worth the effort. Read more about Opening doors workshops >

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Out and about (and in the office)

Allison and Pauline have been busy over the past couple of months, visiting museums and discussing the accreditation and grants program. Read more about Out and about (and in the office) >

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Towards an online presence

The launch of History SA’s History Week website in April heralded the first milestone in the development of our new online presence. We are pleased to announce that work is now progressing on a new community museums project which will follow a similar format. Read more about Towards an online presence >

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