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Keep up-to-date with what’s happened, or about to happen with all things historical in SA.  Subscribe to our newsletters, social media and read our latest media releases below.

Our marketing team is happy to assist with information, images and expert comment on exhibitions, public programs and events at all of our venues – Migration Museum, National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum and the History Trust's various corporate activities.

As well as presenting world-class exhibition content, the History Trust hosts major events including South Australia’s History Festival, the Rock and Roll Rendezvous and Bay to Birdwood.  Our highly experienced curators can offer comment on various aspects of South Australian history as well as contemporary history-related issues. In addition to many other activities and online initiatives the History Trust stages a program of regular public lectures called Talking History - click here to view last year's program.

Download the latest releases and alerts below.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Kristy Rebbeck, Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager on 8203 9869 or 0403 017 676.

School Holiday Fun

Archaeology, videogames and shadow puppets will be all you need these school holidays at History SA’s museums…

Can you dig it? Read more about School Holiday Fun >

The Spice of Life

Come and experience The Spice of Life at the Migration Museum… Read more about The Spice of Life >

SALA comes to the National Motor Museum with two engine-inspired exhibitions

The National Motor Museum at Birdwood is hosting Dipstick Birds and Carcentric, a joint exhibition of works from two engine-inspired artists, Reg Eastaugh and Paul Mahoney for this year’s SALA festival. Read more about SALA comes to the National Motor Museum with two engine-inspired exhibitions >

Before The Poppy Came the Violet – 100th Anniversary of Violet Day

Thursday 2 July 2015 marks the centenary of a uniquely South Australian commemorative event -the first Violet Day to be held in Australia. Read more about Before The Poppy Came the Violet – 100th Anniversary of Violet Day >

July 2015 School Holidays at History SA

Monsters and Mermaids

From the creators of the popular Gory Stories comes a new adventure on the high seas! Read more about July 2015 School Holidays at History SA >

SA Maritime Museum to showcase first French paintings of South Australia…

Exquisite illustrations by French artists made during Nicolas Baudin's exploration of Australia will come to Adelaide for the first time following an agreement to be signed on Thursday 14 May between the Mayor of Le Havre, Mr Edouardo Philippe and the South Australian Maritime Museum.

  Read more about SA Maritime Museum to showcase first French paintings of South Australia… >

About Time, it begins - This Weekend

May is the month to get excited about history in South Australia with About Time: South Australia’s History Festival set to run from 1 to 31 May 2015. A new mobile App for Apple and Android has been created, to make access to events and program planning even easier.

  Read more about About Time, it begins - This Weekend >

Humphrey B Bear, SAPOL, Holden and the National Motor Museum join forces to highlight road safety awareness

What does the National Motor Museum have to do with Humphrey Bear and the South Australia Police? The National Motor Museum celebrates its 50th birthday this year and so does Humphrey B Bear! Read more about Humphrey B Bear, SAPOL, Holden and the National Motor Museum join forces to highlight road safety awareness >

About Time to grab a program and discover what’s App during South Australia’s History Festival

About Time to grab a program and discover what’s App during South Australia’s History Festival
 
May is the month to get excited about history in South Australia with About Time: South Australia’s History Festival set to run from 1 to 31 May 2015. Read more about About Time to grab a program and discover what’s App during South Australia’s History Festival >

All The World's At Sea: a World War One Centenary

The South Australian Maritime Museum is commemorating the history of World War One at sea and home for South Australians.
 
Gallipoli is a household name; the tragedy and exploits of the Australian Army are legendary. Read more about All The World's At Sea: a World War One Centenary >

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