Past Events

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Meeting of The Queen Adelaide Historical Society Inc

Special event

7.30pm Monday 20 June 2016

Presented by Triss and Paul Roberts. All welcome. No charge. Refreshments provided.

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Curious Collections

Special event

Sunday 19 June 2016, 1-4pm

Come see Mickey, Minnie, miniatures, mallets and much much more !

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Keepsakes and Stories: Conserving Mementos from WW1

Temporary exhibition

Friday 17 June - Friday 26 August 2016, 10am-5pm Monday to Friday only

An exhibition of WW1 memorabilia conserved by Artlab conservators with the poignant and thoughtful stories behind these keepsakes, written by their owners who generously contributed to Artlab's Flanders Field Poppy Trail exhibition.

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Amy Bishop Retrospective Art Exhibition

Temporary exhibition

Tuesday 14 - Friday 24 June 2016, 10am-4pm

Paintings by Amy Bishop from Mill Cottage Museum as well as private collections 

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Genealogy Month in June

Miscellaneous

Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23 June 2016, 10am-12 noon

Four talks featuring genealogy topics and local family histories

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Caring for your family treasures

Special event

Tuesday 31 May 2016, 10am-3pm

Free conservation clinic with two Artlab Australia conservators offering expert practical advice about caring for your family treasures including individual assessments and four half hour hands-on workshops throughout the day. 

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Open Day and Night at the Museum

Self-guided tour

Sunday 29 May 2016, 2-8pm.

Scholz Park Museum re-opened April 2016 after two years of restoration.  Come and visit Scholz Cottage (c. 1871), its Blacksmith Shop (c. 1869) and its Wheelwright Shop (c. 1869).  Witness a bygone era of life and industries past.  Experience an enhanced view of the Museum at night.

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Urlwin Park 30 Years On: Living the Dream

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Sunday 29 May 2016, 2-4pm

Celebrating 30 years since Lyle Urlwin's dream of an Agricultural Museum became a reality.  Join us for afternoon tea and see a legacy of farming history, complemented by the official opening of new pavilions.

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Putting Angaston on the Map

Exhibition
Bookings are required for groups

Friday 27 May to Sunday 29 May 2016, 10am-4pm. Conservator's talk: Friday 27 May 2016, 7pm

The centrepiece is an 1867 Angaston map, displayed for the first time since conservation by Artlab (who will talk about their work at 7pm on 27 May).  See how Angaston looked at that time and learn about its development since.  Discover more about street names, houses and public buildings.

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Official Opening of New Displays at the Market Square Museum

Special event

Thursday 26 May 2016, 1.30pm

Join us for the official opening in the Market Square Museum. Explore how Burra's businesses contributed to the mining history of the town.  Various interpretive formats, including room recreations, timeline, photographs and oral histories explore the history of key businesses in Burra and the people behind them.

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