Media Releases

The South Australian Museum is a vibrant hub of activity. We invite the media to read our media releases to keep up-to-date with the goings-on at the Museum. You can also find out what our scientists are up to with Unlocked: Stories from the Scientists

  • 27 August 2014

    New Australian Aboriginal Art Movement Unveiled

    A new exhibition from Warakurna artists in Australia’s Western Desert opens at the South Australian Museum this Friday 29 August 2014.

    Warakurna: All the Stories Got into our Minds and Eyes, is a collection of paintings which was produced at Warakurna, a community at the foot of the Rawlinson Ranges in Western Australia, 300 kilometres west of Uluru (Ayers Rock). The works are the product of a thriving art centre in the heart of the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.

  • 21 August 2014

    Have a Ball for Science Week

    The South Australian Museum is inviting visitors to jump into a giant ball pit in its Main Foyer today, as part of a National Science Week activity to find out what ignites inspiration about science and about the Museum.

    The Museum has a series of programs as part of National Science Week to engage and delight visitors of all ages, running until Sunday.

    On Thursday 21 August from 11am, the Museum is inviting South Australians to join them in the ball pit and share what they think makes the South Australian Museum special.

  • 08 August 2014

    Double Success for Science at the South Australian Museum

    The South Australian Museum congratulates two of South Australia’s leading science professionals, who won prizes at the Unsung Heroes of SA Science and Science Communicators Awards last night.

    The Awards, hosted by Australian Science Communicators, were held at the Adelaide Showgrounds as part of National Science Week.

    World-renowned Senior Research Scientist in Palaeontology at the South Australian Museum, Dr Jim Gehling, has won the Unsung Hero of South Australian Science Award.