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Hahndorf Academy

68 Main St, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7250
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The Hahndorf Academy is a place where creativity, contemporary culture and heritage meet. Based in a charming 150-year-old building, the Academy incorporates art galleries, retail shop, museum and art classes. ART GALLERIES Contemporary art, dazzling and different, is found in galleries at the Hahndorf Academy. A wide variety of exhibitions are held throughout the year, showcasing both prestigious and upcoming artists with a focus on local talent. SHOP The Academy Shop has artwork and gifts for sale all made by South Australian artists and makers. Choose from paintings and prints, photographs and cards, glassworks and ceramics, books and toys, vases and sculptures, handcrafted woollens, linens and distinctive jewellery. MUSEUM The Hahndorf Academy museum preserves and cherishes artefacts and irreplaceable collections that reflect the culture and lifestyle since the early Prussian migrants and settlers in 1839. WORKSHOPS & ART CLASSES Unleash your creative talents at the Hahndorf Academy with art classes and workshops. Try your hand at jewellery making, painting, weaving, knitting and more. We even have a yoga class! EVENTS The Hahndorf Academy events include a Winter Lantern Festival, a Christmas Market, Artist Markets throughout the year and pop-up art classes.
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68 Main St, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
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+61 8 8388 7250
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Greeted by a friendly person who kept the store open a bit longer for us. Lovely range of local hand made art/craft/stuff and priced reasonably for what it is (depending on artist, media, etc). Something for everyone. A lovely place to visit :)

Thank Anita S
HahndorfAcademy, Sales and Marketing Assistant at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you so much for visiting The Hahndorf Academy, we love meeting new visitors and we are very proud of our range of artwork and gifts. There are so many talented artists and makers in South Australia! We hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A must go place when you are in Adelaide! Only 25km away, one can even come by bus! Bright, colourful, shady, busy, welcoming...,, For me, it was particularly welcoming especially after a long drive from Robe- another must go town if you love history, a...More

Thank Mei Y
HahndorfAcademy, Sales Assistant at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Hahndorf, there certainly are plenty of things to see and do here and it is a beautiful place. We hope to see you at The Hahndorf Academy again.

Reviewed 21 January 2017

The academy acts as a museum showcasing the history of the Adelaide Hills. Lots of interesting facts, artifacts and displays. A lot of research and effort has gone into this and it is really interesting. The other part of the Academy was used as a...More

Thank mongoose111
HahndorfAcademy, Sales Assistant at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for visiting the Hahndorf Academy, a lot of work has gone into the Museum and we are so pleased to here that you found it interesting. I hope you are enjoying your lovely jewellery :)

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A great stop to indulge the creative mind. Wonderful works of art for sale here. I particularly found myself drawn to the jewellery and the sculptures. Nestled next door is the information bureau which is a very handy excuse for some who may need one.

Thank Sallie V
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a great local outlet for artists in the area. The rotation of displays and items on sale means that we are frequent visitors. Often very well priced pieces on offer! The recent Christmas markets were a great idea, and am sure they...More

Thank Hippiepuppy
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Tucked behind the visitor center and a museum store is the interesting exhibit about the Prussian immigrants who wre the early residents of Hahndorf.

Thank Sonjee
Reviewed 18 October 2016

No matter when you go to the Hahndorf Academy you can always find something of interest. The exhibitions are good, not always to my taste, but art would be boring if it were all the same. It is a great spot to find gifts overseas...More

Thank sue j
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was delighted by the strong representation of young SA artists at the Academy , the work is interesting and available for purchase.

Thank travelighter2016
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lived the history and also the modern art on display. Well laid out and easy to biew items on display.

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very interesting historical displays and artworks as well as current artworks on display and for sale. A great range of locally made jewellery, cards, clothing etc which is artistic and a great souvenir of your visit without being a kitch souvenir.

Thank Denise E
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