To keep our staff and customers safe we will continue to follow the physical distancing, building capacity limits and increased hygiene practises outlined by the State Government in their roadmap to recovery. When entering the Library and the Friends bookshop please make sure you sanitise your hands at the sanitiser stations provided. Bookings are essential for events.
A Tuesday Talk - Greg Mackie OAM
When: Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 11am - 12pm Where: Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building, State Library of South Australia Cost: FREE
As CEO of the History Trust of South Australia, Greg is responsible for the overall management of the organisation. He works with the Board to set strategic directions and oversee policy development. Cutting his teeth as a cabaret musician and department store executive, Greg co-founded and was managing director of Adelaide’s iconic Imprints Booksellers (1984-2007). With a wealth of governance experience, including two terms as an Elected Member of the City of Adelaide Council (2000-03 and 2020-22) and on the boards of many community benefit, arts and cultural organisations, Greg went on to head up Arts SA, becoming Deputy Chief Executive in the SA Premier’s Department, where his stewardship included the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence Program, Capital City Directorate, and The Integrated Design Commission SA. He was founder and is now Chairman of The Adelaide Festival of Ideas. In 2012 Greg moved to SA Health to head up Office for the Ageing, and as interim Director at the Botanic Gardens. Greg joined the History Trust of South Australia in April 2016. A Friends of the State Library event in partnership with the State Library of South Australia.
When: Wednesday, 19 October 2022, 10.30am - 11.30am Where: Jam Factory, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide (meet out the front) Cost: $10 Be quick - maximum of 20 bookings!
We have organised an exciting tour sure to bring the crowds in time for Christmas gift-buying! This guided tour is of the Jam Factory studios, galleries and shop, plus see glass blowing from the viewing platform!