Join the Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society for a history of chocolate and confectionery with guest speaker Barbara Santich, culinary historian and author of Enjoyed for Generations: Haigh’s Chocolates.
The History Council of SA's Annual Lecture delivered by Dr Ian Coates, Head of Collections Development at the National Museum of Australia and co-Lead Curator of 'Encounters: Revealing Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander objects from the British Museum'. He will recount some of the stories behind the making of the exhibition and its legacies for the future.
Join Dr Leon Bignold (University of Adelaide) as he outlines Goethe’s scientific works in comparison with other biologists of his era, with a view to whether or not the poet might allowed “forerunner of Darwin” among his laurels.
Monday 4 July 2016, 6:30pm for 7pm start. Finishes 9pm.
Launch of The Friends of the State Library's proposed republication of Undiscovered Australia (1928). Guest speakers: Professor Corey Bradshaw, Adelaide University; Dr Stephen Carthew; Mark Pharaoh, Mawson Centre; Mark Gilbert, Friends of the State Library of South Australia.
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.
You are invited to a free lecture on the topical issue of 'sustainable preservation' by renowned international expert Michèle Cloonan, Dean and Professor Emerita at Simmons School of Libary and Information Science, and Editor in Chief of the International Journal Preservation Digital Technology and Culture.