Past events at History SA

How To Do An Oral History Interview

Workshop
Bookings are essential

6 November, 2017, 10 am - 3.30 pm

Learn how to plan and record professional interviews. Workshops introduce participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview and provide equipment training on digital recorders.

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Advanced Oral History Workshop

Workshop

5 October 2017; 10 am - 4 pm

Create audio and visual presentations with your oral history recordings.

Members/Students/Concession Card Holders $60

Register online using the link on this page: oralhistoryaustraliasant.org.au/featured/advanced-oral-history-workshop

Are your oral history recordings sitting in an archive, not being used? Have you ever wanted to make use of the recordings for displays or presentations? If so, this workshop is for you.

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to:

- Use audio editing software to edit your interviews

- Create audio clips with added sound effects for use in a range of settings, such as displays in a community centre, library or museum

- Use audio clips and photographs to create a visual presentation.

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Advanced Oral History Workshop

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Monday 1 May 2017, 10 am - 4 pm

Are your oral history recordings sitting in an archive, not being used? Have you ever wanted to make use of the recordings for displays or presentations? If so, this workshop is for you.

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to:

  • use audio editing software to edit your interviews,
  • create audio clips with added sound effects for use in a range of settings, such as displays in a community centre, library or museum, and
  • use audio clips and photographs to create a visual presentation.

This workshop is suitable for:

  • Members of community groups and history groups
  • Local and community historians
  • Students and lecturers
  • Anyone wanting to create a product with oral history interviews
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The Full Story: Research for Interpretation and Displays

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Wednesday 10 May 2017, 2-4pm

Do you want to add interest and stories to displays of historical items? Discover how to use Trove, state and local collections to find and follow leads in your research and get the full story. Session aimed at community groups with historical collections or an interest in telling history. Bookings essential. 

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Introduction to Oral History Workshop

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Monday 10 April 2017; 10 am - 3.30 pm

Learn how to plan and record excellent, professional interviews! Workshops introduce participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview, and provide equipment training on digital recorders.

The workshop is suitable for:

.  Members of community groups and history groups

.  Local and community historians

.  Professional historians

.  Writers

.  Students

.  Genealogists

.   Anyone wanting to record an interview, and who would like to do it properly.

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Bravest of the Brave

Travelling exhibition

Monday 24 October and Wednesday 30 November 2016

Hosted by Peterborough History Rooms at Peterborough Town Hall, History SA/Veterans SA's travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave tells the story of eight South Australian men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their heroic deeds during the First World War (1914-1918).  

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Making History: The Peterborough Project

Special event
Bookings are essential

Friday 28 - Saturday 29 October 2016, (+ optional activities on Sunday 30 October)

Join us in Peterborough for an exciting weekend working alongside the local community in one and a half days of participatory workshops and activities. Our theme for the event will be local history, and together we will explore innovative ways to share and interpret these stories.

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Once Upon a Time: Stories of South Australian Childhood

Temporary exhibition

Saturday 1 - Sunday 30 October 2016, Wednesday to Friday 11am-4pm, weekends 10am-4pm

Augmented with items from the Embroiderers' Guild of SA MuseumHistory SA's travelling exhibition offers a glimpse into the lives of children living in South Australia over successive generations, in both the happy and more challenging times. 

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Once Upon a Time: Stories of South Australian Childhood

Temporary exhibition

Thursday 24 to Saturday 26, Monday 28 & Tuesday 29 November 2016, 1-4pm Strawberry Fete Sunday 27 November 2016, 10am-4pm

Augmented with childhood photos, family albums and old toys borrowed from the Macclesfield community, History SA's travelling exhibition offers a glimpse into the lives of children living in South Australia over successive generations, in both the happy and more challenging times. 

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Once Upon a Time: Stories of South Australian Childhood

Temporary exhibition

Friday 1 July - Friday 5 August 2016, Monday - Friday 10 am-5pm; Sunday 1-4pm. Closed Saturday

Augmented with the Bishop's family toys from Mill Cottage Museum's own collection, History SA's travelling exhibition offers a glimpse into the lives of children living in South Australia over successive generations, in both the happy and more challenging times. 

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