Posts tagged with: "museums"

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Introducing Pauline

Pauline Cockrill is one of two Community History Officers within the Community History Programs team based at the History Trust of South Australia’s ‘HQ’ on the Torrens Parade Ground. Beginnings Pauline has always been passionate about museums and their collections. I knew I wanted to work in museums from an...

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Introducing Dave

Dave Rickard currently works as a volunteer at the Migration Museum, where he and his wife, Pauline, assist with the management of the Museum’s photographic collection. He also volunteers with the South Australian Maritime Museum, where he is a crew member on the historic ex-police launch, Archie Badenoch, which takes school groups on...

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Introducing Tara

Tara McHenry is a relatively new face in the marketing team at History SA. In her other life Tara is a musician. She came to the world of marketing for practical reasons: As a practicing artist I’ve always been aware of the importance of how to communicate and promote my work....

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Desperately Seeking Baudin

Earlier this year at the South Australian Maritime Museum we opened an exhibition titled The Art of Science which showcases original drawings and paintings created by Baudin’s artists Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas-Martin Petit during the voyage...

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Introducing Craig

Craig Middleton is Curator of Democracy at History SA. He has recently moved into this position from a two year stint as Public Programs Officer, working with the Community Programs team presenting a range of programs, including History Festival events, community engagement activities and school holiday programs at the Migration Museum. Craig has always been interested in history,...

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Introducing Deb

Deb is one of the team at the National Motor Museum. I have been a Museum Officer at the National Motor Museum for nearly  3 years, a job that I absolutely love.  I am employed on a casual basis but as I live in Birdwood I can be called up...

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Introducing Nikki

Nikki is a curator at the Migration Museum. I don’t think I ever really decided that I wanted to be a curator, but a few years ago I did decide that I wanted to work in the GLAM sector [Galleries Libraries Archives and Museums] and so completed a Graduate Diploma...