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.

In Focus: Old Wool and Grain Store Museum, Beachport

Beachport Museum is tackling a number of key projects including a display about the Buandik people and progressively revamping the museum’s existing displays. Read more about In Focus: Old Wool and Grain Store Museum, Beachport >

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Pauline and Allison hit the road

Community History Officers Allison and Pauline visited museums in the Riverland, Murraylands and Mallee and co-ordinated MOSAIC training sessions at Willunga, Pinnaroo and Port Augusta. Read more about Pauline and Allison hit the road >

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No rest for the wiki-ed

Mallala Museums Wiki project is collecting and making accessible historical information from far and wide. Log on and have a look! Read more about No rest for the wiki-ed >

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Collections MOSAIC training

Training sessions were held for many users of the MOSAIC collection database around South Australia Read more about Collections MOSAIC training >

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Cataloguing ABCs

Consider the basics of cataloguing before deciding if or what computer system to use. Read more about Cataloguing ABCs >

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Kimba Year 9s get involved

Kimba Museums long-running school history program is engaging students and adding to the records of the museum. Read more about Kimba Year 9s get involved >

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Indigenous acknowledgement & Cultural sensitivity warning

Working together to develop an appropriate indigenous acknowledgment and cultural sensitivity warning for your museum can lead to fruitful partnerships. Read more about Indigenous acknowledgement & Cultural sensitivity warning >

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State History Conference 2009

The 2009 State History Conference at Kadina included a session on caring for large and working objects. Read more about State History Conference 2009 >

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Strangers in the office

Welcome our new community history officers Allison Russell and Pauline Cockrill. Read more about Strangers in the office >

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