The David Roche Foundation upcoming events calendar

Upcoming events calendar

The David Roche Foundation is pleased to be able to present the following events for the first half of 2021 relating to our upcoming exhibition, Captain Cook & The Art of Memorabilia.

On this page, you have an easy to follow list of our events to put in your calendar (so you don’t miss out!). We will be adding more events, so make sure you check back regularly to keep up-to-date with what we have in store.


Thursday 11 February 5-8PM: Twilight evening at TDRF

Wednesday 17 February 6PM: In Cook’s wake by Nat Williams (former Treasures curator, National Library of Australia)

Thursday 18 February 6PM: Cook and the National Library of Australia by Dr. Susannah Helman (Program Manager Curatorial, Exhibitions, National Library of Australia)

Wednesday 24 February 7:30-9PM: Jonathon Glonek presents J.S. Bach, Adelaide Fringe Event

Wednesday 3 March 7:30-9PM: Jonathon Glonek presents J.S.  Bach, Adelaide Fringe Event

Tuesday 9 March 4-6PM: 1:1 concerts, Adelaide Festival Event

Wednesday 10 March 4-6PM: 1:1 concerts, Adelaide Festival Event

Thursday 25 March 6PM: The French Revolution as an agent of Change: Cause and effect – the rapid transformation of an Absolute Monarchy into Rule by Committee by Michael Carr

Thursday 15 April 6PM: Memorabilia and Melancholia: The Consigning of Captain Cook by Associate Prof. Katrina Schlunke (University of Tasmania)

Thursday 6 May 6PM: Too Many Captain Cooks, a History Festival talk by Peggy Brock (Emeritus Professor at Edith Cowan University)

Thursday 13 May 6:30-8:30PM: * SOLD OUT * Studio Vino paint and sip event

Thursday 20 May 6PM: James Cook; a historical numismatic perspective, a talk by Peter Lane (the Honorary Numismatist, Art Gallery of South Australia, and Board member of the Australiana Society)

Thursday 17 June 5-7PM: Twilight Evening at TDRF


Link image: Wedgwood and Bentley (1768–80), Portrait Medallion of Captain Cook, c. 1777, jasperware, National Library of Australia, Pictures Collection,


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