Imagine the Past
11:00 am11:00

Imagine the Past

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!                    

Artist Talk by the Artists Voice
2:30 pm14:30

Artist Talk by the Artists Voice

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


6:00 pm18:00

Floribunda - a Conversation. Hahndorf Academy Fundraiser

  • Hahndorf Academy

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

10:00 am10:00

Imagine The Past

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.