The Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre was grateful to be acknowledged in the SA Parliament this week, as the House of Assembly led by The Honourable David Speirs MP, Leader of the Opposition, recognised International Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27. The debate received bi partisan support from The Honorable John Fulbrook MP, Member […]
The Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 1PM to 4PM and on Sundays from 11AM to 3PM. We encourage our visitors to purchase their tickets in advance. In 2024 the museum is closed on the following holidays Sunday 31 March – Closed […]
PAST PRESENT WONDER – In Conversation Series Join us for this fascinating In Conversation Series as part of South Australia’s History Festival during the month of May. The program features South Australian Holocaust survivors and descendants contemplating the theme of this year’s History Festival – Past Present Wonder and the ways in which the memory […]
Connecting Distant Stories: Remembering and Reconnecting, 6 November, 3 pm Join Kathy Baykitch, Centre Director in conversation with museum volunteer, Nick Nash about reconnecting with his Jewish family history and his exploration of the impact of assimilation and choices made about identity. In 2012, Nick Nash visited his family in England. While browsing through family […]
In Conversation: Curating Trauma, Thursday 3 November, 5:30 pm Join our Education Coordinator Tamas Lorincz in conversation with our Curator Pauline Cockrill discussing the challenges of curating trauma narratives such as the Holocaust. How do you tell these stories with truth and compassion and yet maintain the wellbeing of not only your audience but also […]
During the the annual communal Yom HaShoah Commemoration at the museum, Pam Rachootin shared this moving testimonial about her mother, Anni.
Kathy and Pauline discovered an unexpected little bit of Adelaide in Melbourne when they were visiting the Jewish Museum of Australia in St Kilda last month.
nvite you to join us for the Australia-wide, virtual commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz on Thursday 27 January at 7:00pm ACDT.
This month we remember Garry Rogers, one of the Holocaust survivors who made South Australia their home, who was born on 8 December 1923. In 1933 when the Nazis came into power, Garry’s life changed dramatically. In 1938, Garry’s school and synagogue were burnt down during the Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass) pogrom and […]
We are delighted to have just completed hosting our first internship of a student from the University of Adelaide. History undergraduate Marie Blefari worked with us since July this year. She has been doing invaluable work updating the database that our Curator Pauline Cockrill has been compiling, which now amounts to almost 200 names of […]
The Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation, past, present and future, and the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. AHMSEC stands on Kaurna land.