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All media enquiries should be directed to Robert Reason, Acting Museum Director on (08) 8267 3677 or 0414 912 329. Alternatively you can email Robert at robertreason@rochefoundation.org.au.

 

First Birthday

Posted on 01 June 2017

DAVID ROCHE MUSEUM CELEBRATES ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY WITH A FREE OPEN DAY Martyn Cook, Director, David Roche Museum Adelaide: The David Roche Foundation House Museum will celebrate its first birthday since opening to the public with a free Open Day on Saturday June 3.  Special guest will be His Excellency The Governor of South Australia,… 

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Kings, Queens & Courtiers

Posted on 27 April 2017

Adelaide, South Australia: The David Roche Foundation is opening a significant exhibition on Kings, Queens & Courtiers from the Roche collection. Monarchs and aristocrats of the 18th and 19th centuries were of abiding interest to David Roche – and this exhibition reflects his passion for selecting items of exceptional quality to add to his collection.… 

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Paul Keating opens new private museum

Posted on 03 June 2016

Paul Keating opens new private museum which houses one of the greatest decorative arts collections in Australia Adelaide, Australia: Today former Prime Minister, Paul Keating will open the new David Roche Foundation House Museum in Adelaide, a $5m purpose built museum which houses 3,000 magnificent pieces of decorative and fine art, spanning two centuries of… 

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Future Exhibition

Doppelgänger and Zombies: Rochus Urban Hinkel

Doppelgänger and Zombies presents new artworks that are based on 3D scans of masterpieces from David Roche’s collection of 18th and 19th century decorative arts objects. The works are based on processes that critically and artistically explore and test the promises and potentials as well as the limitations and handicaps of digital technologies. Exquisite physical and digital artifacts are developed and fabricated, using 3D scanning and printing, CNC milling, 360 degrees photography, photogrammetry, digital modeling, rendering and image manipulation software, algorithms as well as augmented and virtual reality.

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