South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide South Australia 5000 Free Entry | Open Daily 10am to 5pm | except Good Friday & Christmas Day
The Art of Science - Family Day
Enjoy a day of fun fun activities and special events for everyone on Sunday 12 August from 11am-3pm as part of National Science Week. Program highlights include creating your own Explorer's Journal, singalong performances with Professors Flint and Peabody, short science films, and artist demonstrations by Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize finalists.
Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize Exhibition
Be inspired by art and natural history in the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize. See the stunning 10th anniversary exhibition of finalists' artworks and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award. Be sure to visit soon as voting closes on 23 August. Adults $8, concession $5, children under 16 free.
I'm a Scientist, Get me out of Here!
Our Information Centre's James Smith will be taking part in I'm a Scientist, Get me out of Here this August! This exciting online program is designed to help teachers deliver the 'Science as a Human Endeavour' theme in the new national curriculum and bring real science to life for students. James is participating thanks to the generous support of the Thyne Reid Foundation. Good luck James!
Sprigg Lecture by Prof Suzanne Miller
Bookings are now open to hear Museum Director and Geologist Professor Suzanne Miller present the next Sprigg Lecture on Tuesday 14 August as part of National Science Week. Grave Matters - Unlocking Medieval History with Rocks explores the science of geoarchaeology. Bookings essential on 08 8207 7090. Generously sponsored by Beach Energy Limited.
Tell Me a Story
Book your child's spot in the highly popular Tell Me a Story program. This month's theme Many Islands, Many Stories explores the cultures of the Pacific Islands in a fun and interactive session every Friday. Bookings essential on 08 8207 7090.
South Australian Museum Exhibitions on Tour
Two of the South Australian Museum's leading photography exhibitions are on show in Western Australia and the Northern Territory this August. The 2011 ANZANG Nature Photography exhibition is on display at the Western Australian Museum – Perth until 19 August. Images of the Interior opens at the Charles Darwin University Art Collection and Art Gallery on 8 August.