Community museums newsletter archive

The community museums newsletter is a bi-monthly publication by the History Trust on events and issues of interest to community museums within South Australia. Here you will find the latest stories and a searchable archive of past editions and news stories. Feel free to share news stories you find here with others. You can subscribe to receive the newsletter free by email or by RSS feed below.

2012 Heritage Heroes

Volunteers from two CMP registered museums received high honours in the 2012 Heritage Heroes Awards. Read more about 2012 Heritage Heroes >

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Penneshaw Museum completes refurbished displays

The Penneshaw Maritime and Folk Museum have undertaken a complete overhaul of the displays in the museum's main exhibition space. Read more about Penneshaw Museum completes refurbished displays >

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Beachport's new Aboriginal history display

A major new display at Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum highlights the history of the Buandik people. Read more about Beachport's new Aboriginal history display >

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MOSAiC workshops held in Adelaide

Training workshops for users of Collections MOSAiC Plus were held over 5 days at the end of July and attended by 30 people from around the state. Read more about MOSAiC workshops held in Adelaide >

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Out and About

Between SA175, the History Festival and visits to CMP museums, Amanda and Pauline have been out and about a bit in the last few months. Read more about Out and About >

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Disaster Salvage Workshop

Pauline joined staff and volunteers from three CMP accredited museums for a full day of disaster salvage training. Read more about Disaster Salvage Workshop >

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New Displays at Swan Reach, Moonta and Pinnaroo

Three museums have concluded display projects in the last couple of months, adding some new additions to the interpretation of aspects of local history around South Australia. Read more about New Displays at Swan Reach, Moonta and Pinnaroo >

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Out and About

With the Community History Website launched, Amanda and Pauline have been able to undertake some field trips as well as travel further afield to some History Festival events. Read more about Out and About >

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SA Community History Website Launched

Around 200 invited guests, including representatives from several CMP museums, gathered on 3 May 2011 for the official launch of the SA Community History Website. Read more about SA Community History Website Launched >

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