Join Silvia Stansfield and Nici Cumpston for an artist talk in the upstairs gallery space. Be among Silvia's work in her exhibition Narratives in Clay. Enjoy a discussion about Silvia's ceramic works and her career as a prolific ceramicist. There will be wine and nibbles. Everyone is welcome and this is a free event.
The Hahndorf Academy will come alive with the sounds and activity of traditional trades plied in the 19th C village.
There will be displays and working demonstrations showcasing traditional crafts, skills and trades by artisans passionate about their craft.
Imagine the Past as you enjoy demonstrations of:
Weaving, spinning, felting, pottery firing, butter churning, soap making, traditional timber joinery, blacksmithing, rope pattern making, embroidery, illustration, wood turning, washday, the power of the past stationary engines and SA working horses.
The Hills Victorian Ladies will be dressed in period costume to add colour and context to the occasion.
This will be an enjoyable day for the whole family
IMAGINE THE PAST - Free Event for the Family
Sunday 1st May - 11am to 4pm
Come & see demonstrations of 19th Century traditional crafts & trades in the gardens at the Hahndorf Academy.
Weaving, spinning, felting, pottery firing, butter churning, soap making, traditional timber joinery, blacksmithing, rope pattern making, embroidery, illustration, calligraphy, wood turning, washday, SA working draught horses, stationary engines, goat milking, cheese making, period costumes and more!
Drawing Exhibition Artists Talk
Saturday April 30 at 2pm
A group of artists discuss drawing & their art practice, speakers Margie Hooper & Peter McLauchlin. This is a free event and all are welcome, in our upstairs gallery
You are warmly invited to attend a fundraiser to help with improvements to the Hahndorf Academy gallery and museum spaces.
Please come along and enjoy:
A talk by exhibiting artist Judy Morris, Poetry reading by Ian Gibbins, a Silent Auction, three course meal prepared by Rilka Warbanoff of Rilka's Real Food and Wines from Artwine and Zitta Wines
Contribute to developing the arts and preserving the past in the Adelaide Hills
Tickets: $70 each and can be purchased from the Academy Shop or from the link below
Showcasing the traditional crafts, skills and trades of the past (and some still present) in Hahndorf. Enjoy demonstrations of basketry, blacksmithing, dry stone walling, woodturning, washing, butter making, spinning and weaving, felt making, pottery, children's crafts and see the Kaesler Stationary Engine in action. With many opportunities to have a go at some of the crafts, skills and trades yourself and purchase goods this will be a fun interactive day for the whole family.