Media Releases Archives

October 2017

  • 24 October 2017

    Museum announces market sounding process for proposed new landmark cultural facility

    A market sounding process for a proposed new facility to house and preserve the South Australian Museum’s unique Australian Cultural and Natural Heritage Collection has just been released.

    The proposed new building would be able to store more than four million items, including the most important collection of Australian Aboriginal artefacts in the world held by the South Australian Museum. A detailed consultation process with Aboriginal communities will help to determine a name for the new facility.

  • 19 October 2017

    Beach Energy sponsors Australian Aboriginal exhibition series

    Beach Energy has partnered with the South Australian Museum as the exclusive corporate sponsor of an innovative new series of free exhibitions, designed to provide a deep focus on community engagement and promote audience awareness of Australian Aboriginal culture.

    To be presented during the 2017 to 2018 season, the exhibition series will draw from the South Australian Museum’s existing collections of world renowned Australian Aboriginal material and incorporate new collaborations.

  • 16 October 2017

    The South Australian Museum gets hacked!

    On Wednesday 18 October the South Australian Museum will be turned upside down by a radical and new multisensory event - Night Hack.

    For one night only, the U.S. based phenomenon Museum Hack will bring their unique museum hack tactics to the hub of cultural activity in Adelaide. In the process, the South Australian Museum will build on its Night Lab events, which are offered three times a year and engage with young adults.