Reconciliation Week
May
31
10:00am10:00am

Reconciliation Week

Come and join us at the Hahndorf Academy on May 31 as we celebrate Reconciliation week and our culture with the Mount barker District Council and our community.

This is a free event with lots of activities for our community, everyone is welcome

Drumming, art, children's activities, stories, didgeridoo by Robert Wuldi, talks with Mandy Brown and so much more...

The Hahndorf Academy acknowledges that the land on which we stand is the traditional ancestral land of the Peramangk People and we like to pay respect to the Peramangk Elders both past and present, and acknowledge their ongoing custodianship.

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Artist Talk with Silvia Stansfield
May
21
3:00pm 3:00pm

Artist Talk with Silvia Stansfield

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.

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Imagine The Past - History festival Event
May
21
11:00am11:00am

Imagine The Past - History festival 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

Free entry

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Imagine the Past
May
1
11:00am11:00am

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!                    

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Jul
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

Floribunda - a Conversation. Hahndorf Academy Fundraiser

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

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May
3
10:00am10:00am

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.

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