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Makers at the Museum: In the trees - exhibition tour and jewellery workshop
Wed. 26 April 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm ACST
Makers at the Museum, our popular series of hands-on art workshops for adults, is back! Participants join Museum experts and leading artists for an evening of behind-the-scenes experiences, shared stories and an opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get creative in one of Adelaide’s most inspiring settings.
When: Wednesday 26 April, 6pm – 9pm
Where: meet in the Museum foyer
Our new, immersive exhibition is all about Yolngu culture and yidaki (didjeridu). Explore the stringybark forest with Senior Collection Manager Alice Beale and learn about the conservation work that went into the Yidaki exhibition. After some wine and nibbles, Adelaide artist Alice Potter will lead us in a jewellery workshop inspired by all things timber and trees.
Alice Beale is an archaeologist at the South Australian Museum. As Senior Collection Manager, Alice’s role is to oversee the on-going care of the Anthropology collections which includes objects from Australia and around the world. With the assistance of a team of Collection Managers, Alice ensures objects are available to source communities, researchers and the South Australian public through a variety of mediums, including exhibitions and publications.
South Australian contemporary jeweller Alice Potter has worked with Gray Street Workshop, University of South Australia and Flinders Art Museum and Carclew Youth Arts. Alice currently works on her jewellery and object practice from her home studio, working also as Production Manager in the Metal Design Studio at JamFactory design + craftsmanship Inc. Her pieces are joyful and unique, often using found materials alongside precious metals.
Tickets: Museum Members $40/$45 per person includes a glass of wine on arrival and nibbles
Recommended for ages 15+
Makers at the Museum is proudly sponsored by Small Change Wines
Image: Alice Potter