Media Releases Archives

October 2013

  • 29 October 2013

    Life Starts in South Australia

    South Australian Fossils Inspire 2014 Adelaide Festival Poster

    Fabulous fossils for curious collectors will be on show at the South Australian Museum for audiences as part of the 2014 Adelaide Festival – to be announced in tonight’s Festival program launch.

    Dig it @ The Museum will feature access to our newly revamped Ediacaran fossils gallery (to be unveiled in December), which illustrates ancient life from 550 million years ago, as well as opportunities for budding palaeontologists to dig for fossils in the sand on our North Terrace front lawns.

  • 11 October 2013

    Museum Celebrates Web Award

    The South Australian Museum’s new website has won the Culture and Events category of the State 2013 Australian Web Awards this week. The website, designed and developed by LiTHe, will now be entered in the National 2013 Australian Web Awards later this year.

    Launched in July this year, the Museum’s website showcases our galleries, research and collections in visually exciting ways and allows easy navigation of our content.

  • 03 October 2013

    Images of the Wild on Show

    The much-anticipated exhibition of winners’ and finalists’ photographs in the Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year competition opens at the South Australian Museum this Friday.

    The exhibition showcases more than 100 images from an outstanding international field of nature photography submissions. This year, 1828 photographs were submitted by 457 photographers, from 12 different countries. Those chosen will be on display at the South Australian Museum from 4 October to 24 November 2013.