South Australian Museum eNewsletter - January 2012
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Welcome to 2012!
Happy New Year to one and all! In 2012 the South Australian Museum is looking forward to hosting a vibrant calendar of excellent exhibitions and events, and we hope you will join us in the world of natural history wonders! Keep on top of it all and follow us on Twitter @SAMuseum and Facebook http://www.facebook.com/southaustralianmuseum
Journey to the Abyss
What lies 2km beneath the ocean's surface? Find out in this summer's blockbuster exhibition full of real deep-sea creatures from our own collections. The kids will love the interactive submersible and investigation stations. Exhibition entry fees apply.
School Holiday Program: Under the Sea
Stay cool this summer holidays Under the Sea! Follow the trail to discover the secrets of the abyss, make your own glow-in-the-dark sea creature, sing and dance along with Captain Splash and so much more!
The ever-popular Sprigg Lectures are back and they're bigger and better than ever! Six Sprigg Lectures will run in 2012, starting with renowned author and anthropologist, the SA Museum's own Dr Philip Jones with 150 Years of Collecting at the South Australian Museum on 31 January. Lectures are free and bookings are now open on 08 8207 7090.
Tell Me a Story: Under the Sea
Discover the world under the sea in a free storytelling adventure that comes alive for 3-5 year olds. Bookings essential on 08 8207 7090.
Sea to Shore: A Prehistoric Encounter
See the South Australian Museum's fossil collections come alive in this world-first performance! Developed especially for the South Australian Museum based on our collections, this experience is one not to be missed! Suitable for the whole family. Book at BASS.
Port Lincoln Roadshow
Join the South Australian Museum's Out of the Glass Case roadshow in Port Lincoln on Thursday 16 February with a Night of Discovery. Chat to experts, bring along your natural objects for identification and enjoy performances by our singing palaeontologist, Professor Flint. A fun, free night out for the whole family!
ANZANG Entries Open
Entries to the 2012 ANZANG Nature Photography competition will open on Monday 16 January 2012. Submit your photographs online for a chance to become a finalist in this annual photographic competition.
Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize Entries Open
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize. Entries will open on 30 January 2012. Enter your paintings, works on paper, and sculptures into this prestigious prize, in a year that is set to be bigger than ever!
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