Past Events

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Ripples of Reflection: ARSL-SA Centenary Art Exhibition

Temporary exhibition

Saturday 22 - Sunday 30 October 2016, 10am-5pm (till 8pm on Monday 24 and Friday 28 October)

Visit RSL-SA/NT’s inaugural Art Exhibition in its Centenary year exhibited in the Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground, from October 22 – 30 during Veterans Health Week. “Ripples of Reflection” is an emotional and provocative journey of discovery of oneself through the eyes of emerging and professional artists that have an ADF connection.

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Sunday in the Park with Chris

Special event

Sunday 16 October 2016, 10am-12 noon

Guest speaker: Chris Chardon, Principal Researcher Mt Lofty Districts Historical Society. More talking than walking in Loftia Park. Followed by lunch, details to be advised.

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Boys and Their Toys

Special event

Sunday 16 October 2016, 1pm - 4pm

Our Heritage on Sunday theme this month is Boys and their Toys: planes, trains, automobiles and much more! Men, hobbies, spare time, an intriguing blend – so come and discover.

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Trains, Boats & Planes - Transport Festival

Special event

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 October, 2016

Free entry for everyone to the event on both days! Steam train rides with Peronne ($3 adults), and the little blue steam train Bub (no charge). The 1950s Redhen 'rattler' railcars will be running between Port Adelaide and Adelaide station throughout the two day event. Special return fare applies - $10 per person, under 15 years no charge (accompanied by a paying Adult).

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Vietnam - Aeromedical Evacuation Display

Special event
Bookings are essential

Wednesday 12 October 2016, 10am

The opening of the display will be performed by Colonel Peter Scott DSO (former CO 3 RAR).  Join us afterwards for morning tea on the lawns outside the OR's Canteen around the pergola for light refreshments and an opportunity to visit the other exhibits housed in the galleries of the museum. Enjoy operating our interactive displays at Watson's Pier, the trenches of Amiens and the desert sands of El Alamein!

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Uleybury School Museum turns 160

Special event
Bookings are essential

Tuesday 11 October 2016, 11am-2pm

Celebrate 160 years of Uleybury School Museum.

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Tintin Exhibition

Exhibition

Monday 10 October - Sunday 27 November 2016

The Unley Museum is pleased to present the Stuart Blair collection of Tintin artefacts and memorabilia. Stuart is both a fan and knowledgeable researcher and writer about Tintin and his creator Hergé.

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Australian History & Genealogy Expo

Special event

Friday 7 October 2016 10am - 5pm, Saturday 8 October 9am- 4pm

100 exhibitors, 98 presentations, 47 speakers.  Day tickets will be available, but pre-book by 30 September to go into the $3000 prize draw, have priority access to presentations & to receive newsletters leading up to the expo. Additional workshops and presentations available for a fee.

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The Tintin Exhibition

Temporary exhibition

Tuesday 4 October to Sunday 27 November 2016, Sunday 1.30pm - 4.30pm, Monday to Wednesday 10am - 4pm

An exhibition of memorabilia and collectors’ publications, objects, paintings and animation cells. Not to be missed by Tintin fans! 

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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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